There is only one viable subject for this week's blog and, yes, eagle-eyed readers will spot it is the same as last week's: the Russian doping crisis.
Gender equality is the hot topic in the sporting world at the moment. The phrase is quickly joining the list of hackneyed jargon often used at General Assemblies and Executive Council meetings.
The magic of the Cup. Does it still exist? I think so. I hope so.
Spare a thought for Switzerland.
As the sun sets here in El Salvador on eight days of competition at the International Surfing Association World StandUp Paddle (SUP) and Paddleboard Championship, a new dawn is just around the corner for surfing.
Forty years ago, preparations for the Moscow 1980 Olympics were proceeding smoothly with less than eight months until the opening day.
In the words of Irish soft-rock band The Script, Gian-Franco Kasper has often resembled the man who can’t be moved during his reign as International Ski Federation (FIS) President.
Here we go again. Ahead of Rio and Pyeongchang, when the question of imposing doping crisis-related sanctions on Russia affecting the country's presence at the Olympic and Paralympic Games arose, the issue set international sports bodies - and observers - at each other's throats.
For years there have been mutterings that what British sport needed was something or someone that would make a finite decision on escalating controversies. In came hi-tech remedies like Hawkeye and VAR (Video Assistant Referee). Yet the malady lingers on.
My football team stepped up their pursuit of a first major trophy for over a decade this week, although the Oscar for Best Documentary might not be the honour most fans have in mind.
Something grown-up happened in Monaco this weekend at World Athletics’ annual award gathering: dialogue.
This Sunday, the 2019 Davis Cup champions will be crowned at Madrid's Caja Majica, with Great Britain playing Spain and Russia facing Canada in the semi-finals.
In 2016, I used Airbnb to book a room in an apartment block in the Botafogo district of Rio de Janeiro.
There were few genuine revelations about the high-profile case involving Chinese swimming star Sun Yang during his Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) hearing at a plush hotel in Montreux last week.
Dame Louise Martin: A special visit to India leaves me optimistic about the future of the Commonwealth Sport Movement
The visit of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) to India has received a huge amount of attention and, from my perspective, I feel that I can call the trip a huge success.