Schiavone: Time for know-how

Defending French Open champion Francesca Schiavone credits her experience for helping her fight back to beat Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.

Freier's long road back

Zane Leonard may not be a household name, but he's saved the career of one in the Rebels' Adam Freier.

Horner hails Vettel

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner has paid tribute to Sebastian Vettel, hailing his Monaco Grand Prix win as one of his 'most intelligent'.

Contador set for Tour?

Alberto Contador moved closer to being able to defend his Tour de France crown after a hearing over his positive drug test was postponed.

Boyce 'sad' for FIFA

Likely FIFA vice-president Jim Boyce said he is saddened by the controversy surrounding the organisation.

Schiavone through to semis

Defending champion Francesca Schiavone booked her place in the French Open semi-finals, where she will face local hope Marion Bartoli.

Fed sets up Novak clash

Roger Federer set up a semi-final clash against Novak Djokovic at the French Open, while Andy Murray completed a stunning fightback to book his spot in the quarters.

Hayne shuts out Origin

Enigmatic Parramatta fullback Jarryd Hayne remains blase and almost dismissive of his chances of figuring in Origin II, insisting his focus is strictly on dragging Parramatta away from the bottom half of the competition.

FA wants later vote

Football Association Chairman David Bernstein has called on FIFA to postpone Wednesday's presidential election.

Deans has high hopes

Robbie Deans says the Wallabies will take great confidence out of the Super Rugby season - despite the fact only one of the five Australian franchises are assured of a finals berth.

Scholes hangs up boots

Veteran Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has announced his retirement from football, but won't be lost to the Red Devils as he takes up a coaching role at the club.

A-League summer swoop

A-League chief Lyall Gorman is confident the later start to the 2011/12 season will enable the league to thrive again and 'take over summer sport' in Australia.

Inglis Storm brews

Greg Inglis is set to make his return from a hip injury against his former Melbourne Storm team-mates on Sunday in a major boost for both the Bunnies and the Maroons.
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