It all looks so familiar: just like in 2012, a Team Sky leader has taken the yellow jersey on the first summit finish of the Tour and then swept his rivals from the board with a dramatic time-trial performance. From hereon, we thought, pressing the replay button in our memories, all Sky have to do is keep the race under control as they did so brilliantly last year for two long weeks to Paris and it's game over.
On a day of drama seven players pull out with injury
The man who pays his way
Great Britain performance director Rob McCracken has hailed a new generation of talent after his squad guaranteed three medals at the European Championships in Minsk.
The historic document that heralded the collapse of the Soviet Union has gone missing from an archive in Belarus, according to one of its signatories.
The Belarusian won her second Slam title but ceded the crowd's sympathy to the injured Chinese
American advances at the Australian Open
Researchers also highlighted concerns that western technology giants may have sold equipment or software to Belarus that could be used to stifle or monitor dissent
Ukraine managed to produce just three shots on target as they drew 0-0 away to Moldova in the other game in England's Group H.
Liverpool striker Fabio Borini has vowed he will soon be hitting the back of the net regularly.
Ecuador has freed a Belarusian former police inspector who allegedly faced the death penalty in his homeland after uncovering government corruption there.
Like Julian Assange, Barankov was granted asylum, but now faces return to death penalty
Liverpool have been drawn to face Hearts in an all-British affair in the Europa League play-offs.
Tiffany Porter qualified for the semi-finals of the 100 metres hurdles at the London Olympics this morning, but did little to ease fears she is not fully fit.
The golden cloud had only a silver lining for Andy Murray here yesterday as the Olympic singles champion and his mixed doubles partner, Laura Robson, were beaten 2-6, 6-3, 10-8 in the final by Max Mirnyi and Victoria Azarenka. Having made a flying start, the Britons eventually succumbed to the power and experience of their opponents from Belarus. It was the fourth time in a row that Murray and Robson played a deciding champions' tie-break in the tournament and as the Scot said, their luck eventually ran out.
World number one Victoria Azarenka bounced back from her semi-final thrashing to claim bronze in the Olympic tennis women's singles at Wimbledon today, defeating Russia's Maria Kirilenko 6-3 6-4 in an hour and a half.