Should we be promoting mass participation sports at all costs or should we concentrate on medal-winning niche sports?
A lot is riding on the success of the Sochi Olympics, and the Opening Ceremony showed how serious the games are to Putin.
West Bromwich's Nicolas Anelka has shown a damaging lack of judgement by using the "quenelle" gesture and could face an eight-match ban.
Fifa secretary general Jerome Valcke has made his position known on moving the Qatar World Cup, ahead of consultation he is leading.
Despite Brazil’s obsession with football not all the population is keen for the World Cup to be a success.
Sir Craig Reedie, who helped bring the Olympics to London, has taken on an equally intimidating project as president of WADA.
Armstrong has walked to the border of truth many times before but has yet to cross it; now he smells a chance at a reduced ban from sport.
It might be eight months away, the draw won’t even be made until next month but already Roy Hodgson has a sizeable World Cup headache.
CSKA Moscow will have to close part of their ground for their next Champions League match - but what does this punishment actually achieve?
UEFA is staring at an open goal over depressing accusations of racist chanting aimed at Manchester City’s Yaya Toure by CSKA Moscow fans.