In reality, the enduring comparisons between Maria Sharapova and Anna Kournikova were never more than skin deep.
Self-styled “Stan the Man” Wawrinka is getting used to being the last Swiss man standing at the Australian Open.
Iron-willed world No.2 Maria Sharapova got positive in the nick of time on Wednesday, escaping with the tightest of second-round Australian Open victories over little-known Russian compatriot Alexandra Panova.
Athletics Australia president David Grace has vowed to fix AA’s fractured relationships with many of its athletes, personal coaches and other stakeholders.
Hawthorn have set up a dream AFL grand final against their former favourite son Lance Franklin after hanging on for a three-point win over a gallant Port Adelaide in a dramatic preliminary final at the MCG.
Athletics Australia president David Grace says he does not believe the major problems at AA run further than disgraced former head coach Eric Hollingsworth.