One day five small animals in my garden were going to have a sports day. They decided to have a swimming race, a running race, a high jump and a long jump.
This problem is intended to get children to look really hard at something they will see many times in the next few months.
Can you see who the gold medal winner is? What about the silver medal winner and the bronze medal winner?
This problem explores the shapes and symmetries in some national flags.
This problem explores the range of events in a sports day and which ones are the most popular and attract the most entries.
Looking at the 2012 Olympic Medal table, can you see how the data is organised? Could the results be presented differently to give another nation the top place?
Countries from across the world competed in a sports tournament. Can you devise an efficient strategy to work out the order in which they finished?
The triathlon is a physically gruelling challenge. Can you work out which athlete burnt the most calories?
Can you make sense of the charts and diagrams that are created and used by sports competitors, trainers and statisticians?
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to race against Usain Bolt?
Imagine you had to plan the tour for the Olympic Torch. Is there an efficient way of choosing the shortest possible route?
10 intriguing starters related to the mechanics of sport.
How do different drug-testing regimes affect the risks and payoffs for an athlete who chooses to take drugs?
What are your chances of winning a game of tennis?