This weekend, in the somewhat unlikely environs of the Centurion Club in St Albans in England, golf has teed off in search of an alternative future - a brighter, shorter, more youth-friendly future - as it launches the GolfSixes concept.
Usain Bolt, who will race for the first time in Australia this week at the Nitro Athletics event in Melbourne, has backed the future of the innovative format by taking a financial stake in it.
Is athletics about to experience its Twenty20 moment this week? Or will the new-look Nitro Athletics event that will run for three evenings in Melbourne, starting next Saturday and witnessed by interested parties including the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe prove to be no more than a brief starburst of colourful enterprise?
Rio 2016 Olympians have been named among the home Australian team for the inaugural Nitro Athletics event in Melbourne next month.
I may be out on a limb here, but I don’t think this week's FIFA Council reforms for the World Cup finals in 2026 and beyond have gone far enough.
Olympic 400 metres hurdles gold medallist Kerron Clement has become the latest high-profile athlete to be confirmed as competing in the new Nitro Athletics series in Melbourne.
Sebastian Coe, the President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), believes the new Nitro Athletics series is an example of "what needs to be done to revolutionise the sport".
A hurdles relay, the 60 metres "speed sprint" and an "elimination mile" have been confirmed as events for the newly launched Nitro Athletics competition which will be held in Melbourne.
China, England and Japan will all send teams to the new Nitro Athletics event in Melbourne which has pledged to "revolutionise" global track and field.
Sprinting superstar Usain Bolt has given his backing to a new event called Nitro Athletics which has pledged to "revolutionise" global track and field.