Tennis grunting ban: Maria Sharapova's screams have been measured at more than 101 decibels. Martina Navratilova calls grunting "cheating, pure and simple" and wants tennis to ban it sooner rather than later.
Andy Murray became the first British man to win a Grand Slam tennis event since Fred Perry won the US Championship in 1936. That feat, along with a Tour de France champion, and successful Olympic and Paralympic Games in London, have the British in a sporting splendor.
Chess isn't included in the list of events for the 2012 Olympics, though as an officially-recognized sport, it should be. Like other sports, chess attracts driven players and supportive parents to world competitions.