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.
Sir Alex Ferguson's famously ruthless management style was successful at Manchester United, but would it have worked at another club?
Anyone licking their lips at the prospect of an Ashes whitewash should be careful what they wish for.
As Tour de France leader Froome can attest, the shadow of a drug scandal can linger for years. Athletics must act to avoid this cancer.
Warren Gatland’s decision to drop Brian O’Driscoll is not brave or bold, it is pragmatic. But his pragmatism could prove to be misguided.