Czech goalkeeper Petr Cech was accused of being a traitor and a snake for leaving for the London rivals of Chelsea.
Strong batsmen prepared to force the pace on sluggish tracks can be rewarded, but "accumulators" looking for singles in T20 cricket sink quickly.
Injuries and high-paying contracts have been a pain, but there is some comfort to be had.
The 102nd Tour de France will be made up of 21 stages and will cover a total distance of 3?360km. The most likely challenges for the yellow jersey.
Caroline Wöstmann, winner of the 2015 Comrades and Two Oceans ultra-races, has set herself the new challenge of qualifying for the Olympic marathon.
Even though Jordan Spieth denies it is a goal, the game is getting more exciting for his chase of Rory McIlroy.
The PSL transfer window opens next week and some clubs will be looking abroad for new players.
With Bangladeshi cricket on the rise, victory for the visiting South Africans is by no means assured.
In Andy Murray, the emotional Swede recognises the need for perfection that also drove him.
Manchester City coach Manuel Pellegrini has started the mind games early for next season by attacking his Chelsea rival.
After two decades of using expat coaches, Amakhosi have finally opted for a local. Can Komphela deliver?
Whatever happens to the Stormers on Saturday it is the New Zealand team that has been the most destructive this season.
The smaller stadiums will be the biggest losers as pressure builds for the local game to make money.
For Odion Ighalo, growing up in an Ajegunle ghetto, one of the poorest and toughest neighborhoods of Lagos, was loaded with difficulties.
The departure of rugby stalwarts opens the doors for younger players – and new coaches – to shine.
Lewis Hamilton ended teammate Nico Rosberg's run of two wins by claiming glory in the Canadian Grand Prix.
Saturday's pivotal Super Rugby derby is set to be a battle royal with the conference title at stake.
CSA's Domestic Newcomer of the Season Kagiso Rabada expects much talent to be found in the townships.
The bitter aftertaste of the World Cup fiasco could encourage top cricketers to review their options.