Punching the air in triumph, a pumped-up Mo Farah definitively demonstrated the doping allegations levelled at his coach and his training partner off the track had not affected his performance on it.
For a public high on the exploits of Heather Watson, James Ward and the hope that British tennis is inching its way to respectability, the prospect of both Murray brothers in Wimbledon finals seems tantalising.
It took less than five minutes for the sense of ceremony that preceded the semi-final between Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova to be supplanted by an inevitability that has become numbingly familiar.
Alongside the joys of being touted as the next big thing in British women’s tennis, there are pressures.
George Osborne is to declare war on nimbys, saying English planning laws have made it impossible to build enough houses.
The new chairman of Barclays has told top staff he intends to double the bank’s share price in three years as he slashes costs and reinvigorates the organisation.
HSBC and Standard Chartered – two of the UK’s biggest international banks – will pay more than £1bn less tax a year as a result of the summer budget, according to estimates from City analysts.
Consumers can learn a valuable lesson from Wednesday's indictment of a Las Vegas executive and two associates for running an alleged $1.5 billion Ponzi scheme that bilked thousands of victims: It's vital to vet your advisors.
David Moyes has heaped praise on Celtic manager Ronny Deila.
A day after halting floor trading for nearly four hours amid a technical issue, the New York Stock Exchange issued a statement explaining what happened.
The outgoing chief executive of Twitter has said he underestimated the pressures that going public would place on the company and warned that his successor will have to manage an increasingly complex set of geopolitical challenges as well as the demands of Wall Street.
Labour will be out of power for another 10 years if it thinks small changes in policy will be enough to get re-elected, Liz Kendall, the centrist leadership candidate, has warned.
Former Labour leader Ed Miliband was outrageously treated by the media in the runup to the general election, one of the party’s leadership hopefuls, Yvette Cooper, has said.