Sarah Storey insisted afterwards it was not meant to be a statement but it is hard to view in any other way.
...tennis players, cricketers, swimmers, martial artists. Which Everton, Lyon, Tottenham, QPR, Arsenal, Paris Saint Germain and Man City players could have given another sport a go in similar vein to Andrew Flintoff who has announced his decision to chase a boxing career.
Second time around David Weir made winning gold look even easier.
The United States captain, Davis Love III, has enlisted the help of the basketball legend Michael Jordan as he attempts to win back the Ryder Cup.
The focus may have been on a more experienced team-mate but at Greenwich Park a new star of Paralympic dressage was born.
"Don't focus on the disability," Oscar Pistorius told the world before these Games.
Neil Black has high hopes for the Rio Olympics after a host of younger British athletes proved they were “going global” and have genuine medal potential next summer.
'When I travel I don't pack clothes. I only pack Benjamins,' boxing champ Floyd "Money" Mayweather said on Monday.
Neil Black has defended British Athletics in the wake of the fallout from the relay row that threatened to leave a sour taste despite a successful championships that ended with the team fourth in the medal table.