Women's cricket is fighting its corner.
A casual visitor to Wales's training base in the Vale of Glamorgan could be forgiven for mistaking Mark Jones as one of the squad preparing for the Six Nations rather than a member of the management team.
Everyone knows how this year's Six Nations will be won and lost.
Wales shrugged off Jim Telfer's comments that their players were inherently lazy by saying they did not know where the former Scotland and Lions coach was coming from.
Andy Murray left Melbourne beaten but not bowed.
British basketball star Luol Deng is one of two Chicago Bulls to be selected for the NBA All-Star game.
It's the end of the Australian Open, the first grand slam of the year and unfortunately for Andy Murray, it means another missed opportunity.
Defeat is no longer devastating for Andy Murray.
The Bath wing has not played for England since winning his first, and only, cap against New Zealand in November 2014, but with Eddie Jones considering a midfield of George Ford, Owen Farrell and Jonathan Joseph, the Fijian-born soldier would offer midfield thrust as well as finishing ability.
George Visger sat in his truck, a prized possession since everything else was gone, but struggled to remember the model and year. “It’s, uh, a Chevy. Yeah. A Trailblazer, I think. 2003. No, wait, 2009. Probably around then.”
Alastair Cook goes into the Boxing Day Test against South Africa wary of the wounded animal that is the world’s No1 side; England, he claims, remain underdogs for the series and will relish the licence that gives them to throw a few punches.