England's preparations for the Rugby World Cup have suffered a setback after Danny Care was ruled out of the tournament because of a toe injury.
Mark Cavendish's chances of becoming the first Briton to win the world road race championship since Tom Simpson have been boosted with confirmation that Britain will field a team of eight riders in Copenhagen next month.
If England's defeat by Wales demonstrated the problems facing the 2007 finalists before this year's World Cup, honesty is not one of them.
As Mark Cavendish underlined after taking an emphatic victory in the London-Surrey Classic, the trial event on the 2012 Olympic road race course, it would be unwise to read too much into this one race.
India's claim to be the foremost Test match side in the world lay in tatters in Nottingham on Monday evening.
Amir Khan looks out the window of his penthouse apartment on the 60th floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel and surveys what is indisputably the centre of the boxing universe.
Baseball's brightest star Alex Rodriguez faces a 211 game suspension following the biogenesis scandal but he must be supported, he is the New York Yankees only hope.
He's already won two Olympic gold medals and is a three-time World Amateur champion. On Saturday night he fights for pay for just the second time…
Despite his excellence at the Tour de France I find it hard to accept Chris Froome after the revelations of Lance Armstrong.