Chris Froome has successfully negotiated the formality of a procession from Sèvres into Paris to win his second Tour de France in three years.
After the superlative show at Silverstone, Formula One pulled off a double-header with another heart-stopper of a race in Hungary.
Formula One reaches the midway point of the season at the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday: but the real action will not be on the track but off it as the race for ownership of the sport revs up.
Jessica Ennis-Hill will decide whether to compete in next month’s world championships in Beijing after testing herself in the long jump and 200m at the Anniversary Games on Saturday.
The Williams deputy team principal, Claire Williams, has admitted that talks regarding the future of the team’s highly-rated young driver Valtteri Bottas are taking place, amid strong rumours that the Finnish driver is set to replace his countryman Kimi Raikkonen at Ferrari.
When Usain Bolt sashayed into a cramped and overcrowded London hotel room on Thursday to face the world’s media, he blinked at the barrage of flashbulbs before uttering one word under his breath: “Wow”.
When Formula One mourned the death of Jules Bianchi on Tuesday, during his funeral in Nice, it was with a truly moving, collective, heartfelt spirit from across the drivers and teams as one.
Lyth, Ballance and Bell. Who should stay and who should go?
Zach Johnson may not have been many people’s choice to win this longest of Open Championships yet, as the sun finally shone on the Old Course and the tears began to flow, he ended it as the humble champion that warmed many hearts.
If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs, then you probably haven’t grasped the seriousness of the situation. In the wake of England’s 405-run steamrollering by Australia at Lord’s one thing is certain: Trevor Bayliss is calm.
Let’s call it the curse of Baltusrol. Or perhaps the Baltusrol blues. The US PGA Championship could be destined for a Monday finish upon its return to the New Jersey venue at which Phil Mickelson triumphed in 2005. Eleven years ago, the Wanamaker Trophy was handed over on Monday because of weather delays.
The Russian swimmers Vladimir Morozov and Nikita Lobintsev have lodged appeals against their bans from the Rio Olympic Games with the court of arbitration for sport.
It is possible to demonstrate what a phenomenon Joe Root has become by churning out the figures (and we’ll have a go at that later on). But there is another way, which is to use our eyes.