Winning a Lions Test series is the ultimate challenge but flying out with a fully-fit 37-man tour squad in scintillating form remains almost as tricky an assignment.
Paul Hembery, Pirelli's motorsport director, has promised to toughen up his tyres for next month's British Grand Prix.
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.
Few products of popular culture have come so freighted with political, social and philosophical baggage as the Star Trek franchise.
In 1983, when Bonnie Tyler was first asked to represent Britain at the Eurovision song contest, she turned it down.
A revealing TV interview has revealed a softer side to Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, who spoke of being able to spend time visiting Steve Jobs towards the end of his life.
At more than $20,000 per minute, it's going to be a hell of a coffee break.
The backlash against Mark Zuckerberg's political advocacy group is gathering steam with a campaign to pick off many of its high-profile Silicon Valley backers.