A brand-new course could throw elite golfers off their game in Rio but surely Usain Bolt is a banker for another double gold?
Can Postponed earn Her Majesty’s 90th birthday favour with back-to-back victories in Ascot’s most prestigious flat race?
A golfer’s confidence is a famously leaky vessel but can Jordan Speith slay his Masters water demons and raise the Claret Jug?
Can new bad boy of tennis Nick Kyrgios keep his volatile temper under control to be a serious contender at this year’s Wimbledon?
Galileo’s sons are the shining stars at Epsom, but can a rival colt ascend into racing’s firmament and claim today’s Derby?
France have everything to play for as host nation of Euro 2016, but can they recapture the passion of their historic World Cup victory?
The French classics travel this year to photogenic Deauville, where the focus is on the Aga Khan’s colt Zarak
Day/night cricket games remain controversial, but could England’s encounter with Sri Lanka change mindsets?
Feverish pitches are playing out on both sides of the Atlantic, with ballots for US president, London mayor and “Brexit”
Could champion Many Clouds become the first back-to-back Grand National winner since the legendary Red Rum?
Preppy style and the pursuit of victory unite in the Boat Races but can the dark-blue women stroke a back-to-back victory?
Will Lewis Hamilton’s rule-breaking dress sense add to the competitive edge that could win him a fourth championship?