Mark Cavendish's chances of becoming the first Briton to win the world road race championship since Tom Simpson have been boosted with confirmation that Britain will field a team of eight riders in Copenhagen next month.
If England's defeat by Wales demonstrated the problems facing the 2007 finalists before this year's World Cup, honesty is not one of them.
As Mark Cavendish underlined after taking an emphatic victory in the London-Surrey Classic, the trial event on the 2012 Olympic road race course, it would be unwise to read too much into this one race.
India's claim to be the foremost Test match side in the world lay in tatters in Nottingham on Monday evening.
Amir Khan looks out the window of his penthouse apartment on the 60th floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel and surveys what is indisputably the centre of the boxing universe.
Wakefield Trinity have survived in the Super League, after Crusaders withdrew their application at the last minute.
Matt Prior was looking forward to the rack of lamb when suddenly he realised that England were on the rack instead.
Connor Jupps writes on an exciting World Track Cycling Championships.
Now table tennis isn't a sport we usually cover, but this is pretty cool.
Boxing has an almost insoluble dilemma. Suspicions have been rife for the past few years that several top-flight boxers use performance-enhancing drugs (a couple have even been caught, while others have proclaimed their innocence, in and out of court), but the cancellation of a major fight costs fighters and their connections – as well as promoters and their television backers – so many millions that there is little collective will for discovery.