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The FT’s model simulates the final standings using teams’ underlying performance data
The Scot will go top of the tennis Elo ratings if he beats Novak Djokovic on Saturday
The British cyclist is joint-favourite with Colombia's Fernando Gaviria, according to an FT analysis
As Serena Williams loses the number one spot, where does she compare to earlier greats?
A graphical exploration of how performances in Rio compare to the best from 100 years of Olympic history
Get on your marks with cyclists, swimmers and runners in this interactive game
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Kohli is combining ruthlessness and reliability in cricket's fastest format
Leicester’s 365-day run from bottom to top of the league is the greatest in history
Novak Djokovic's 2015 results were better than any other calendar-year men's tennis performance
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