Ball-tampering. Ouch. Ponder these legendary athletes, keep the flame burning.
The ball-tampering scandal that engulfed the Australian cricket team in South Africa shocked and dismayed millions of fans back home. And rightly so. But enough of the hand-wringing. Sport isn’t perfect. But its occasional lapses pale against its capacity to raise our spirits in hard times and lift us above the monotony of the everyday. We asked six writers to pen a paean to their greatest sporting inspiration. Read on, and feel your love of sport renewed>