Golf: Rory McIlroy overcomes Patrick Reed at Dubai Desert Classic

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland celebrates after he won the Dubai Desert Classic, in Dubai. Photo / AP Rory McIlroy watched his 15-foot birdie putt roll into the cup, clenched his fist and let out a roar to celebrate a victory that felt bigger and sweeter than most. Because of the guy he beat as … Read more

Australian Open tennis: Daniil Medvedev explodes at Melbourne crowd again; Rafael Nadal overcomes the second set wobble

Daniil Medvedev of Russia in action. Photo / AP Two-time losing finalist Daniil Medvedev fired up his bid to go one better at the Australian Open with a straight-sets demolition of Marcos Giron on Monday night. The Russian seventh seed, almost a foot taller than his opponent, blasted past the 56th-ranked American 6-0 6-1 6-2 … Read more

Schoolgirl overcomes brain injury for first Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon event

Seven year old Siena Coupe suffered a brain injury aged 3, and is now taking part in her first Weet-bix kids TRYathlon. Pictured with her mother Sonia. Photo / Sylvie Whinray When Siena Coupe gets her little legs going, it feels like she’s going “really fast”. That, the 7-year-old says of her newfound passion for … Read more