Common sense is the central theme to emerge from the naming of Australia’s Test squads to tour the West Indies and England this coming Australian winter.
Two days after being fairly criticised by Formula One’s chief executive, Bernie Ecclestone, for not doing enough to promote the sport, Sebastian Vettel made appropriate amends, breathing life into a season which after only one race had appeared in danger of becoming moribund.
Rio de Janeiro is on track to deliver a “fit, clean and fun” Olympic Games on time and on budget, according to the deputy chief executive of the city’s organising committee.
Australia’s cricket team, led by Michael Clarke in his final one-day international match, have been lauded as deserved winners of the 2015 edition of the World Cup, with cricket media in virtually universal agreement that the best team of the tournament lifted the trophy at the MCG on Sunday night.
There was a commonly held theory last year relating to Rickie Fowler’s arrival as the man best placed to challenge Rory McIlroy.
Lewis Hamilton’s sometimes tense relationship with his Mercedes team-mate, Nico Rosberg, took a bizarre and slightly farcical turn on Saturday when the German driver posed as a journalist during the post-qualifying press conference at the Malaysian Grand Prix.
Dream final for co-hosts Australia and New Zealand, but who will triumph?
For the second successive World Cup the joint hosts will contest the final. Australia against New Zealand, a final of which the organisers might have dreamt once the commercial imperative of India had been taken out of the equation.
Lewis Hamilton is the greatest Formula One champion there has ever been, according to the sport’s chief executive, Bernie Ecclestone, who also criticised the four-times winner Sebastian Vettel for not being good enough.
Bernie Ecclestone admitted he is largely helpless when it comes to solving the myriad problems facing Formula One, after a meeting with team principals here on Friday.
Lewis Hamilton did not trash his room and he did not lie about his relationship with his team-mate, Nico Rosberg, Mercedes claimed on Wednesday.
Hall of Fame power forward Charles Barkley said on Wednesday he was disappointed that Kevin Durant has opted to ride the Golden State “gravy train” instead of staying in Oklahoma.
Former Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli has contracted a virus that prevents her from eating and for which she will receive treatment at an Italian clinic at the end of this summer’s championship, she has said.