Rory McIlroy had a potential out from golf’s Olympic return from the moment that landmark decision was voted through in 2009. The delicacy of a Northern Irish sportsman, not least one as high-profile as McIlroy, having to declare for an Irish or British Olympic team meant the option of passing up the 2016 Games entirely was initially a live prospect.
Brendan Rodgers has been linked with the England job.
LeBron James delivered the city of Cleveland its first sporting title since 1964 – and tamped down on suggestions that could he leave this summer.
The Chicago Bulls have agreed to send former No1 draft pick Derrick Rose to the New York Knicks in a hefty five-player trade.
Crystal Palace and Queens Park Rangers strikers Dwight Gayle and Conor Washington played for Peterborough United earlier in their careers.
On a significant day for the women’s game in Britain, it was fitting that Johanna Konta achieved one of her most impressive wins in her home town, a year since her incredible rise up the rankings began in this tournament.
The death of Anton Yelchin has been officially ruled as an accident by the Los Angeles County coroner’s office.
There are countless examples of cult movies that changed in the making, and ended up being better for it.
Leeds United goalkeeper Ross Turnbull will hope to be in the mix this season after injury.
Bank of America has hired former Credit Suisse executive Pankil Patel to lead electronic trading services in the Americas, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.
Three years after Lloyds Banking Group sold its private bank in Geneva, the only signs of life at the now-empty building are piles of cigarette butts and nutshells lying on its dirty window ledges.
Paying hotel bills and offering tickets to football and international rugby matches is part of corporate life, Goldman Sachs has told the high court, as the bank lays out its defence against a $1.2bn (£850m) claim by a Libyan investment fund set up during the Gaddafi era.