Reports of Roger Federer's demise were as wide of the mark Rafa Nadal's own prediction he was not playing well enough to win a sixth title.
Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton is certain the in-fighting affecting rivals Red Bull could never happen at McLaren.
A woman carrying pole vaults in a purpose-built bag struggles to make her way through a crowd of screaming children at an athletics meeting in Italy.
McLaren's Lewis Hamilton produced a monumental drive to take his second win of the season in the German Formula One Grand Prix.
The chinks in Inter Milan's armour were exposed again by Gareth Bale in Tottenham Hotspur's 3-1 Champions League win on Tuesday.
Holders Italy made a humiliating exit in the World Cup group stage when they lost 3-2 to Slovakia on Thursday having been largely outplayed.
Rafa Nadal sealed a record-equalling sixth French Open title with a 7-5, 7-6, 5-7, 6-1 win over Roger Federer on Sunday.
Roger Federer suffered his second straight Wimbledon quarterfinal exit after Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga made an extraordinary comeback.
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso feels Michael Schumacher could be his biggest threat in the 2011 Formula One season.
Fulham winger Alex Kacaniklic sealed a 2-1 Premier League win at high-flying West Bromwich Albion to end a sorry run of results for the Londoners.