The 2017 women’s tennis season was full of shocks, comebacks and extraordinary moments. As the dust settles on the year, Jade du Preez selects her Top 10 moments from a remarkable season.
In the run-up to Super Bowl LII, rumours were rife that this would be the last hoorah for Tom Brady and Bill Belichick. But with no announcements forthcoming, could it be that they are prepared to tough it out one more year, in the effort to end on a high? By Erin McRitchie
When Spurs finished above Arsenal last season there was talk of a power shift in North London. But while Spurs have been the better team over the past three years, Arsenal have won more and are closer to doing so again. So where does the power lie ahead of Saturday’s game? By Jamie Braidwood
Valentino Rossi is a legend known to many, but his VR46 Riders Academy could a game-changer for racing. By Jade du Preez
Liam Malone overcame personal tragedy and physical disability to win two Paralympic gold medals at Rio 2016, beating the times set by the disgraced ‘Blade Runner’ Oscar Pistorius. Malone lit up the track during his career, which now at the age of just 24, is over. By Jade du Preez
Luca Marini and Alex Marquez are two young riders looking to make the leap into the prestigious MotoGP circuit. If it wasn’t hard enough, they’ve also got to deal with being the siblings of two MotoGP legends. Will they follow in their brothers’ footsteps? Or will they crumble under the pressure of living up to the family name? By Jade du Preez
With the racing season coming to a close, we look ahead to 2018 and who we should be keeping an eye on across the world of motorsport. By Luke Barry
Apart from a magical Christian Eriksen hat-trick and the emotional end of Gianluigi stellar Italy career, this year’s World Cup playoffs were fairly uneventful. But anything would compared to what happened four years ago, as Cristiano Ronaldo faced Zlatan Ibrahimovic for a place in Brazil. By Jamie Braidwood
ENRG Sport’s Luke Barry on why the Scottish Borders has such a rich racing heritage, a pool of young racing talent, and how his hometown contributed to his fascination of motorsports.
This season’s Super Sunday matches have failed to live up to their own name. Once reserved for the biggest and most anticipated fixtures of the weekend, so far this season’s games have boring and goals have been scarce. By Gregor Kerr