The Olympic Tennis draw has now been released, with GB medal hopeful Andy Murray handed a first round tie against World Number 26, Stanislas Wawrinka.
Which five sports would Team GB expect medals from if they were included at the Olympiad?
Tonight the final group of first round matches in The Betfair World Matchplay at The Winter Gardens of Blackpool will be decided.
Bradley Wiggins can further write his name in the pantheon of sporting greats by following his historic Tour de France win with an Olympic gold medal.
In the World Junior Championships in Barcelona, all eyes were on Ausi hurdler Michelle Jenneke ....
Dave Brailsford likes to term July the "pointy end" of the cycling season, and in 2012 the pointy bit is as spiky as Everest, with just five clear days between the finish of the Tour de France and the opening cycling event, the men's elite road race.
When Usain Bolt crossed the line 0.01 seconds ahead of his twice-banned American rival Justin Gatlin to retain his world 100m title, it wasn’t just yet another victory over the doubters.
Usually the last thing any heptathlete feels like doing at the end of an 800m, when their lungs and limbs are waving a white flag, is muster a smile.
Danny Cipriani is still clinging to his faint dream of World Cup selection as England prepare to finalise their 31-man squad for the tournament this week.