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.
My friend Stan Hodgson, who has died aged 86, played his entire rugby union career for Durham City, appeared 11 times for England, and toured with the British Lions in South Africa.
Tony McCoy will have one more chance to win a Grand National when he lines up in the Scottish version on Saturday at Ayr but punters keen to back him in one of the year’s biggest betting races will have to wait to find out which horse he will ride.
“I regret it every day,” Ben Flower says simply of the terrible violence he unleashed at the start of rugby league’s Grand Final last October.