Andy Murray can hardly believe his luck at this Australian Open.
Champions of Europe or champions of the world; which is harder? No difficulty with that one, but when you ask whether it's more difficult to get to a World Cup final or to win a grand slam in the Six Nations, then I'd argue it's less obvious.
Everyone knows Michaël Llodra is different, and not just because the French southpaw is one of the few serve-and-volley players left in the game, certainly at the high end of the game.
Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer remain on track to meet in the semi-finals of the Australian Open, which is a little like eating your favourite food on the plate before your greens.
This may be the start of a run of Frenchmen for Andy Murray if he wins today he could have an opponent from across the Channel all the way until the semi-final.
Roger Federer must surely believe 2012 will be his year again.
If you already know what Tebowing is, feel free to move on. If you're a bit unsure, stay with us. But be prepared: it's not anything like tea-bagging.
Floyd Mayweather Sr and Freddie Roach agreed on one thing on Thursday: Floyd’s son will try to knock out Manny Pacquiao in the early rounds of their fight here on Saturday night.
Boxer Manny Pacquiao is expected to get at least $80 million for his fight against Floyd Mayweather, but Pacquiao said Thursday he was fighting for his fans, not necessarily for the money.
Any visiting Martians out there wondering what professional boxing is all about might be enlightened to learn that the hot-air press conference here on Wednesday for the Fight Of The Century lasted eight minutes longer than it is possible for Saturday night’s bout to detain us.