Having watched the two remaining favourites for the men's singles at Wimbledon on Monday, I can see a new winner this year.
Peter Sagan is clearly special, so much so that the history books need to be consulted a mere four days into his debut Tour de France.
Andy Murray is considered a stronger player on grass than David Ferrer and, despite losing to the Spaniard at the French Open, will go into his quarter-final as slight favourite.
You can hear it in our voices; in the energised, excitable banter between us – and in the venom of the lash and crackle of skipping ropes smacking the gym floor.
Questions had been asked of Mark Cavendish before this week but as so often he had an emphatic answer: in this case the 21st Tour de France stage win of his career in the grand manner.
Martin Johnson, when England rugby union captain, is said to have had a mantra in adversity when his team were behind, or down to fourteen men.
With Rory McIlroy ruled out, there is a chance for some pleasing golf symmetry as the top spot in the game is up for grabs.
Sir Peter O’Sullevan, known to many as simply the ‘Voice of Racing’, has died at the age of 97.
The reason Boston’s residents didn’t want to be Athens is the same reason the residents of Oslo or Krakow or Stockholm don’t want to be Athens. Hosting an Olympics is a corporate sinkhole sucking billions of dollars and a city’s future into a bottomless abyss of excess.