The FA decides Terry Venables is the nearest approximation to managerial perfection only for his anointment to be delayed by a bittersweet Alan Sugar, who insists Tottenham be cleared of all charges over illegal payments.
Ma Junren says the secret of his record-breaking Chinese distance runners is a potion called 'The Secret of Life's Inner Strength'. For this revelation the controversial coach receives a sum not unadjacent to pounds 900,000 from a state-run drinks firm. That same day, Primo Nebiolo, the head of the IAAF, claims that the mandatory four-year ban for drug-abuse is too harsh. Do we detect a pattern here?
More reality in Pasadena, where the Rose Bowl, roughly 20 miles from the epicentre of the LA earthquake, needs a structural inspection before being cleared to stage the World Cup final. The show, after all, must go on.Reuse content