In Beijing and beyond, there is no doubt who the stars of the last few days of these championships were for the hosts. And it was not Usain Bolt, Allyson Felix, Dafne Schippers or Mo Farah.
Sebastian Coe has defiantly defended his links with Nike, refusing to give up his role as a special adviser to the sportswear giant as he takes over as the most powerful man in athletics.
Gordon Brown has accused the government of stoking a “dangerous and insidious” English nationalism that is putting the union between England and Scotland in “mortal danger”.
Forget the financial turmoil in China and around the world. When it comes to the UK, Mark Carney would have us believe he remains in charge.
Frederic Kanoute was impressed with Bakary Sako’s performance for Crystal Palace against Chelsea in the Premier League on Saturday.
One of Britain’s biggest corporate names has been dragged into a multibillion-dollar corruption scandal after Rolls-Royce admitted it was cooperating with Brazilian authorities investigating bribery in the country’s state oil business.
The Portugal under-21 international looks set to stay at the club for now.
Celtic defeated St Johnstone 3-1 at Celtic Park in the Scottish Premiership on Saturday.
Southampton defeated Norwich City 3-0 this weekend but what did Saints fans think of Oriol Romeu's contribution?
Labour has extended the deadline for people to sign up to vote for its new leader after its website crashed and dozens of supporters of Jeremy Corbyn began to raise concerns about being excluded.
Two fresh faces could be about to give Spurs a timely boost.
The Tottenham squad were shown practicing their shooting, with the club's first choice goalkeeper seemingly fully fit ahead of the match against Stoke.