Formula One moved a little closer to a brave new world in 2017 with the confirmation from Williams that Canada’s Lance Stroll will become the sport’s youngest driver on the grid next season.
Europe’s tormentor in chief may well be afforded special salvation from the same continent. Patrick Reed’s leading role in the USA’s Ryder Cup success at Hazeltine has apparently enhanced the desire of Keith Pelley, the European Tour’s chief executive, to keep the 26-year-old as part of his business equation.
Andy Murray is fighting mental and physical fatigue as he strains to knock Novak Djokovic off the top of the tennis mountain.
Ross Brawn, one of Formula One’s major players of the modern era, looks certain to be restored to the sport in the near future – but the precise role he will play remains uncertain.
News that gymnast Louis Smith has been suspended by his governing body for mocking Islam is so 2016.
Golfers tend to look upon world rankings as a consequence of success rather than a key incentive. Still, some figures leap out; Luke Donald a lowly 77th, Hideki Matsuyama at a career high of No6 and, suddenly, Jordan Spieth shuffled down to No5.
Danny Willett’s 2016 will forever be defined by the donning of the Green Jacket.
Ray Allen has officially announced his retirement after 18 years in the NBA.
Tiger Woods is scheduled to make his long-awaited comeback to competitive golf at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas next month.
Padraig Harrington has drawn upon a bleak period in Northern Ireland’s history to play down concerns over the staging of the Turkish Airlines Open this week.
Leeds United lost against Rotherham United in the Championship on Saturday evening.
From Leyton Orient to the Leaning Tower, the majority of Cellino's first signings are anywhere but Elland Road
Tottenham Hotspur lost against Chelsea in the Premier League on Saturday evening.
Liverpool won against Sunderland at Anfield in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon.
West Bromwich Albion are reportedly keen on Aston Villa striker Rudy Gestede.
The former Spurs midfielder feels the club made poor decisions in the summer.
The Newcastle United striker scored twice to lead his side to victory at Elland Road last weekend.
Could Glasgow Rangers become Red Bull Rangers?
Celtic are reportedly pursuing a £3.5m move for Crystal Palace's Jordon Mutch.
Spurs spent heavily on three marquee arrivals this summer, but all of them are yet to impress.