It's been a year of unparalleled success for British sportspeople, with tennis and gold majors won, the incredible Olympics, and being part of the astonishing Ryder Cup victory. But what have been the disappointments this year?
Declaration Of War is the aptly named horse that may be sent into battle by Aidan O'Brien against Frankel at Ascot this weekend.
The former French racing cyclist Christophe Bassons, who was told to leave the Tour de France and "go home" by disgraced champion Lance Armstrong after speaking out about doping, said he did not feel bitter towards the American.
One betting firm believe watching paint dry will be more exciting that tonight's big fight. Are they right?
A devastating report into years of drug taking at Lance Armstrong's United States Postal Service team described the squad as running "the most sophisticated, professionalised and successful doping programme that sport has ever seen".
Tyson Fury has dreamt about winning the world heavyweight title so many times during his 27 years that in the early hours of Sunday morning, as he wrestled with feeling over-wired and overtired, he began to wonder whether his mind was tricking him.
Sebastian Coe, the president of the IAAF, has reluctantly ditched his controversial £100,000 a year role as a Nike ambassador but still maintains that it was not a conflict of interest.
Sebastian Coe’s links with Nike are set to come under renewed scrutiny after emails emerged that show he discussed his support for the successful bid by Eugene, Oregon, to stage the 2021 world athletics championships with executives from the company.