This weekend sees some great sport grace the calendar once again as Olympic year 2012 draws to a close.
The usual football festive season continues with all 92 league clubs in action, weather permitting, and a cracking Manchester Derby in the Premier League on Sunday.
In gymnastics, the World Cup takes place in Glasgow this Saturday with some of the best GB Olympic medalists on show as they look to make it another home venue to be proud of.
England continue to play their third test against India as they look to make it a 2-1 lead after having previously been 1-0 down in the series. in the series so far, captain Alistair Cook has become England’s highest ever centurion.
In rugby union, the Heineken Cup continues to throw up its big matches with Sale taking on Toulan on Saturday as the group stages reach there conclusion.
The UK Championship snooker draws to a close this weekend too and with favourites out in the early rounds, like Judd Trump and John Higgins, a new title winner could be made from Ali Carter, Shaun Murphy, Mark Davis and Mark Selby.
There are the regular season ice hockey matches, the indoor season for athletics is starting to take shape with many regional competitions and there could be five race meets, including Aintree and Wetherby if the weather holds out.
You will be able to catch the review of the football, snooker, cricket, ice hockey, and gymnastics all here next week as well as our regular column of winter sports and the breaking sports news.