The final phase of the 2013 Giro d'Italia was always going to take Sir Bradley Wiggins into uncharted territory: new climbs, new roads, new challenges.
Sir Bradley Wiggins, it’s safe to say, isn’t enjoying much luck or success in this year’s Giro d’Italia.
Justin Gatlin and Mike Rodgers have warned their Jamaican rivals Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake that they intend to win a sprinting "dogfight" after securing a one-two in the 100m at the Diamond League opener in Doha.
There are only a handful of stages on this Giro d'Italia that are tailor-made for Mark Cavendish, so after this run through Puglia he had no option but to deliver, hence his delight at the 12th Giro stage win of his career following disappointment the day before.
Some fighters smile when they are hurt in the ring, a defence mechanism designed to convey comfort under pressure.
Civil war is threatening to break out in Team Sky between Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome ahead of this year's Tour de France.
Winning both the Giro d'Italia and Tour de France in the course of a cycling career is one mark of a great of the sport.
It seems highly unlikely Amir Khan will box in his own country again, and that is a pity.
Mark Cavendish is expected to be in the Great Britain squad for the world track championships after a seven-year absence from the competition when the team for the event, to be held in London from 2-6 March, is announced on Tuesday following a final selection meeting.
David Haye is confident he will get his fight with Anthony Joshua.
A suave British superspy is rescuing a captive from a mountain hideout. Leaping on a snowmobile, the secret agent races down the slopes with daredevil brilliance, dodging bullets, leading his pursuers towards the mountain’s edge. “Don’t worry,” he tells his terrified passenger with a cocky grin, “I’ve done this before” – and off they fly, over the cliff.