If Boris Becker did manage to communicate anything from his seat in the players’ balcony during Novak Djokovic’s slightly lukewarm straight-sets defeat of Philipp Kohlschreiber on the opening afternoon at Wimbledon it wasn’t immediately obvious to those watching on Centre Court.
No doubt the game of rugby league has become increasingly sanitised.
Serena Williams is in denial, through necessity as much as choice.
Record temperatures are expected to result in Wimbledon’s heat rule being utilised for the first time this week.
On one side of the net was a player bang in form with a series of encouraging results on grass behind her and the home crowd willing her to compete.
College basketball loves itself the cranky old man.
At just after 5.30pm, after four hours on a No2 court flooded with sunlight, Lleyton Hewitt drew on what minimal reserves of energy he had left to wave his warmest ever wave to the Wimbledon crowd.
The appointment of Julian Dicks as West Ham assistant manager has seen the former full-back return to the limelight - here are some of his greatest hits.
Gomes briefly played with Firmino at Hoffenheim.
Aston Villa defender Lewis Kinsella is looking forward to the 2015-16 campaign.
The latest reports in Italy state that Leeds United have given up on trying to sign Macedonian international midfielder Agim Ibraimi.
The Spanish press insist Barcelona star Xavi is on his way to Manchester City via New York but the player's agent rejects the rumours.
AC Milan striker Stephan El Shaarawy and teen prodigy Hachim Mastour showed some impressive juggling skills in training.