Luck may have played a part in Chan Sung Jung’s swift return from a three and a half year absence, but the mixed martial arts star is now ready to resume his journey to becoming the first Asian champion of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
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Four-times champion Roger Federer continued to roll back the years as he took apart Mischa Zverev 6-1 7-5 6-2 with a clinical display of all-court tennis to reach his 13th Australian Open semi-final in 92 minutes on Tuesday.
Venus Williams continued her astonishing late-career revival by felling Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-4 7-6(3) on Tuesday to reach her first Australian Open semi-final in 14 years and become the oldest woman to reach the last four at Melbourne Park in the professional era.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was charged with misconduct by England's governing Football Association on Monday after an alleged altercation with the fourth official during Sunday's 2-1 Premier League win over Burnley.
Bernie Ecclestone used to joke that retirement would come on the day of his funeral but in the end it was an American businessman in a suit who quietly ushered Formula One's 86-year-old ringmaster towards the exit.
Tunisia trounced Zimbabwe 4-2 in Gabon on Monday to reach the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals as star-stacked Algeria were eliminated after the first round.