22.1.2020 03:51 pm
The six-time champion first played at Melbourne Park in 2000 and has gone on to make the semi-finals or better on 14 occasions, with no exits before round three.
Ruthless Swiss master Roger Federer Wednesday said he had "plenty left in the tank" as he kept intact his 20-year record of reaching at least the third round of the Australian Open after crushing Serb Filip Krajinovic.
Virat Kohli’s men completely turned the tables after a nasty initial defeat.
Former England captains Nasser Hussain and Michael Vaughan bemoaned the absence of a star player from the series finale.
Nearest challenger and reigning champion, Nasser al-Attiyah, had managed to cut Sainz’s lead to just 24 seconds on Tuesday but fell back after navigation blunders.
It’s the anniversary of the former Proteas skipper’s initially exciting plan to manufacture a result against England in Centurion. Then the true motive was later revealed…
He’s patron of the Rugby Football League, the sport’s governing body in England, and his participation in the draw at Buckingham Palace was planned long before last week’s shock announcement.
Two-time world rally champion Sainz, whose son Carlos Sainz Jr drives for McLaren in Formula One, previously won the Dakar in 2010 and 2018.
Air quality in Melbourne was among the worst on the planet on Tuesday and described as “hazardous” by city authorities following months of blazes that have devastated huge swathes of the country.
Sainz took full advantage of navigational problems by closest rivals Nasser Al-Attiyah, the defending champion, and France’s ‘Mr. Dakar’, Stephane Peterhansel.
With the gruelling race’s climax fast approaching, things are hotting up among the contenders.
The 29-year-old American was more unsettled by the injury to his left knee that required stem cell treatment.
Can Serena Williams finally get the Grand Slam monkey off her back or will the new generation prevail?
It was ‘Mr Dakar’s’ third stage win of this Dakar, being held for the first time in Saudi Arabia.