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These are the sporting weekends we dream of

One of the best things about sport is the anticipation of the unknown. The last-minute goal that changes a team's destiny, a 50.39-second swim that rewrites history for Joseph Schooling and his country, Roger and Tiger's defiance of time and their ageing bodies.

It is why weekends like this one cannot help but excite us.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 29, 2018, with the headline 'These are the sporting weekends we dream of'. Print Edition | Subscribe