Sport: The Week in Review

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VITAS GERULAITIS, the Brooklyn dodger and extravagant extrovert of tennis, dies of carbon monoxide poisoning.

Gary Lineker, the Cliff Richard of football, announces his retirement. As accurate a shot as William Tell, as clean as a new whistle, devoid of clay feet.

What ragged staff? Warwickshire complete the most bountiful season in the history of county cricket by winning the Sunday League, their third trophy. Proof, once and for all, that the best wholes are greater than the sum of their parts.

Dive bomber: Jurgen Klinsmann puts his days as the Greg Louganis of European football even further behind him with a hat-trick against Watford in the Coca-Cola Cup.

What were they thinking of? Cricket Legends Ltd bring over some of the world's finest cricketers without giving them return tickets, schedule a six-a-side floodlit tournament at The Oval after the end of the season, then express surprise when the players take a 'can't pay, won't play' stance.