Peter Dawson, the president of the International Golf Federation, has accused his sport’s leading players of “overreaction” regarding the Zika virus threat after Jordan Spieth became the latest to withdraw from the Olympics.
Nico Rosberg is washed up as a title contender if many more grands prix are hit by rain.
Given that all Chris Froome’s stage wins in the Tour de France prior to this year had come either in uphill finishes or time trials, there were grounds for claiming that the double Tour de France winner was a cyclist with a relatively limited register based on sheer power on mountain tops and against the watch.
This is Andy Murray’s moment, no question; one for the Scot to build on as he savours victory in an outstanding Wimbledon final three years after his first.
With the home victory at Silverstone making it four wins from five races, Lewis Hamilton believes he has the impetus he needs to continue his recovery from a difficult start to the season as he attempts to secure his fourth world title.
The Four Kings. That is what they called Marvin Hagler, Sugar Ray Leonard, Thomas Hearns and Roberto Duran, those iron-willed gladiators of boxing’s last golden age.
Now that the authorities have cracked down on his persistent poor behaviour, the question for Nick Kyrgios to answer – and hopefully it is one that he will be asking himself during his unexpected sabbatical – is whether he owes it to himself to explore the outer reaches of his vast talent.
Tom Brady clammed up last week when asked to comment on the genital-grabbing talk of his good friend Donald Trump, but on Monday he explained why he acted so evasively: because he didn’t want to be a distraction to his team.
Colin Kaepernick will remain as San Francisco’s quarterback for Sunday’s game against the Buccaneers, despite a challenging reintroduction to the NFL that saw his team fall to a 45-16 loss against Buffalo on Sunday.