Armitstead retains World Cup lead, Scott Brash beats the Boss's daughter, Mo Farah explains marathon motivation, Japan joy at figure skating Worlds, Oxford beat Cambridge in women's Boat Race, NZ beat England at Hong Kong Sevens, GB basketball job swap, and Russian triathlete beaten up down under.
Key races, leading riders, the top teams and how to watch women's pro road cycling in 2014.
Yorkshire gets new three-day pro cycling race, women's Boat Race previewed, Lord Coe promises review of team sports' funding, Hong Kong Sevens pie consumption and other stats, cancer researcher goes full-time in Ironman, Danes line half-marathon with music, and book a diving lesson on the Olympic Park.
Interview transcript with British ice dancers Nick Buckland and Penny Coomes ahead of figure skating's 2014 World Championships in Saitama, Japan: marginal gains, Evgeni Platov's pride, sibling skaters and British aspirations.
Sochi "already a ghost town", GB synchro launch legal appeal, Johnson says Bolt can break 19secs over 200m, Brownlee's next 10km run confirmed, Russia has new ice hockey coach, Rio inspired by London MTB course but golf test event looks doomed, and five-time Tour winner sups pint in Yorkshire pub.
UCI chief suggests Winter Olympics track cycling switch, skating boss causes huge row with radical proposals, Phelps comeback nearer, Chemmy Alcott retires, TASS saved, ice dancers' marginal-gains plan, GB diver delays bone surgery, Anguillan 18yo may be next GB star, and what makes Marianne Vos great.
Indian hockey team may pull out of Commonwealths after player refused visa, Fiji teams turned down for Glasgow 2014, Women's Tour cycling teams confirmed, Irish boxing bout with Kazakhstan evaporates, and how an inexplicable wind reading may have handed Flo-Jo the women's 100m world record in 1988.
GB's Swift third as Kristoff wins Milan-San Remo, Helen Jenkins fourth on triathlon comeback, Mexico mulls 2024 bid, the Americans playing Libyan basketball, Fiji win Tokyo Sevens as rugby rises in Japan, Alex Bilodeau retires, world's first 3D-printed kayak, and disruptive ex-priest kicked out of marathon.
Field hockey changes duration of matches, Redgrave predicts more GB medals in Rio than London, skier Hoefl-Riesch retires, Scotland may fund more basketball, NZ eventing legend may lose top horse, UK Anti-Doping warns against budget cut, Olympians' first tweets, and Tom Daley reminds his new coach of Russian girls.
Full reaction to UK Sport's funding appeal decisions affecting basketball, weightlifting, badminton, synchro and water polo plus former triathlon world champ makes comeback, Russia-Ukraine worries in boxing & fencing, bobsledder plans to save Detroit, and Australia's unlikely weightlifters.