It's all over.
AB de Villiers did not think it was going to be like this.
When he sets out for the Alps on Thursday morning, Bradley Wiggins will become the first British rider to wear the yellow jersey for four days in a single Tour de France, eclipsing the record set by Chris Boardman in 1994 and matched by David Millar in 2000.
Somewhere on the twisting descent from the Côte de Corliertomorrow afternoon Bradley Wiggins will pass the midway point of the 2012 Tour de France, with the yellow jersey on his back for the third day in a row and carrying the expectation of becoming the first British rider to wear it on the podium in Paris.
As usual England won.
After disappointment at Euro 2012 and Andy Murray's tears at Wimbledon, something special is brewing across the English Channel where Bradley Wiggins took a massive step towards becoming Britain's first Tour de France winner after taking the race's first long time trial.
In perhaps his biggest and dumbest boast, Floyd Mayweather has declared himself the greatest fighter of all time, ahead of Roberto Duran, Pernell Whittaker, Julio César Chávez and Muhammad Ali.
The Tour de France winner Chris Froome has confirmed he will ride in the Vuelta a España, which begins on 22 August in Puerto Banús.
The scandal over allegations of blood doping in athletics has spread to the London marathon, with claims that it has been won seven times in 12 years by runners with suspicious blood scores.