1. Commonwealth Games, April 5 & 7

The first day of Games’ action sees the Brownlee brothers, Alistair and Jonny, looking to repeat their one-two finish from Glasgow 2014. In the women’s race, England’s Vicky Holland, Jess Learmonth, Sophie Coldwell, Wales’ Non Stanford, and Scotland’s Beth Potter will all be trying to take down Bermudan favourite Flora Duffy. Throw in the mixed relay and paratri’s debut and it’s a golden start to Gold Coast action.