Fresh mechanical doping controversy hits cycling as hidden motor found in race

Cycling was being forced to confront a new controversy on 31 January, after the sports head confirmed the first top-level case of technological fraud with a hidden motor being found on a Belgian cyclists bike. The motor was discovered inside the frame of a machine at the world cyclo-cross championship in Zolder, Belgium, Brian Cookson, the president of the International Cycling Union (UCI), said. Feb 1, 2016

Angelique Kerber: Australian Open ‘best two weeks of life’

Australian Open winner Angelique Kerber said that she had experienced the best two weeks of my life”, after upsetting world No 1 Serena Williams in the tournaments final on 30 January. Germanys Kerber, ranked No 6 in the world before the tournament and seventh seeded in Melbourne, posed with the tournament trophy at Melbournes Government House. She popped a bottle of champagne, before shaking it up and spraying it toward the cameras. Feb 1, 2016