The modern benchmark for British athletics will always be August 4, 2012 – aka Super Saturday – but we could plausibly witness the indoor equivalent in Glasgow between 8.15pm and 9pm this weekend.
It does not seem right that George Martin, all 6ft 6in and 18-and-a-half stone of him, is getting around these days by folding himself into a minuscule Volkswagen Up!. The exclamation point in the car’s name almost emphasises the comedy of Martin defying physics in order to simply get behind the wheel. We are talking about someone who as a self-confessed “fair-weather” golfer now owns specially-made extra-long clubs from Ping so that he does not have to keep hunching himself down to play a shot.
The barrister who represented Uefa’s financial breach prosecution of Manchester City is a serious contender to run football’s new independent regulator, Telegraph Sport understands.