Time For Rupert will have a new jockey as he tries to make a fresh start at Newbury on Wednesday, his third run of a season that has not so far gone to plan.
A few years ago an American magazine published a picture of the UCLA men's college golf team naked, the point of which was not to titillate but to suggest that in future the sport would be dominated by brawn.
Robert Thornton will miss the busy Christmas period after sustaining a broken right arm in a fall at Hereford on Sunday.
Why would a referee go into a world championship fight wearing a pristine white shirt? It seems terribly unwise, given the possibility that the evening will end with it splattered with claret.
The contest has been settled, surely, and the concession speech made.
Paula Radcliffe has criticised Nike’s decision to award controversial sprinter Justin Gatlin with a new sponsorship deal, describing the decision as not reflecting “the core values of the Nike that I am proud to represent”.
Mark Cavendish has slammed the recent report from the UCI’s Independent Commission into doping in cycling, stating it contains “all the shit from the last years compiled into one document,” and the section dealing with the ethical state of the sport today is from “unreliable sources”.
God, like everyone else who can get a ticket, is coming to Las Vegas.