After a week playing in the dark, with thunder and lightning for occasional companions, Andy Murray burst into the warm midwest sunlight on Friday afternoon and heads for New York this week with renewed vigour and a smile on his face.
The former Red Bull driver Mark Webber has warned that the new Formula One start procedure, introduced for the first time at this weekend’s meeting at Spa, could mix up the opening laps of a race and may present safety issues.
Tiger Woods produced his best competitive round for two years on Thursday on the first day of the Wyndham Championship at a soggy Sedgefield course in Greensboro, where he shot a six-under-par 64, two off the first round lead.
American participation in the men’s draw at the Cincinnati Masters ended prematurely when the final four Americans – including Mardy Fish in his farewell appearance – lost after two rounds.
Should New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning be the highest-paid quarterback in the NFL for his next contract? His stats don't support that.
In one of his many polemics against life’s irritants, Half Man Half Biscuit’s Nigel Blackwell rails against “opinionated weather forecasters telling me it’s going to be a miserable day”.
Michael Clarke will enjoy one last Test match as the Australia captain before retirement, and while sentimentality has not always been the Australian way, the circumstances of this tour make it understandable.
Maria Sharapova, struggling with a right leg strain less than a fortnight before the start of the US Open, withdrew from the Cincinnati Masters on Tuesday night. She was joined on the sick list by Venus Williams, who has a virus.
Some players keep their aspirations hidden from view but Jason Day is not one of them.
In the shadow of the Bird’s Nest stadium, about to be pressed back into one of its rare bursts of meaningful sporting action in the seven years since the 2008 Olympics, a slow burning battle that could decide the future of athletics is about to explode.
Let’s start with the obvious: nobody – not renowned surgeon Dr James Andrews, not agent Scott Boras, not Washington Nationals and New York Mets general managers Mike Rizzo and Sandy Alderson, not Hall of Fame pitcher John Smoltz – knows the right path when it comes to protecting young arms.
This weekend, Jack Beaumont was due to be racing with the junior boys at a regatta for his old rowing club in Maidenhead. Instead, he will be lining up on the Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas in his first Olympic Games.
On the eve of an Olympics riven with fear over the future of the Games, organisers have added a further five sports to the programme for Tokyo 2020 in the hope of increasing its appeal to younger audiences.