Sebastian Coe, who successfully delivered the London 2012 Olympic Games, yesterday launched his bid for the presidency of world athletics' governing body, one of the most powerful jobs in global sport.
Dave Edwards and his rink drew deserved congratulations for their performance in yesterday's vital European Championship play-off but their campaign has raised questions about the British qualifying system after the prospect of England challenging their neighbours for a place at this season's World Championships became a genuine possibility.
Eve Muirhead, the bronze medal-winning skip at the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi earlier this year, led Scotland's women to the medal play-offs at the Le Gruyere European Curling Championship yesterday with a 7-6 win over Finland in the final session of round-robin play.
Local and national government must do more to bring Scottish youngsters in from the cold if sport is to thrive, according to the coach who masterminded the outstanding British achievement at the winter Olympics in Sochi earlier this year.
All the drama, all the anticipation and adrenaline in advance of the F1 championship finale added up to so much hot air as Lewis Hamilton wrapped up the 2014 championship with another Grand Prix victory - his 11th of the season - in Abu Dhabi yesterday.
Imogen Bankier and Robert Blair provided their now standard finale to big days of badminton at the Emirates Arena when they successfully defended their Scottish Open Grand Prix mixed doubles title tonight.