Brian Lara has little trouble scoring, Warwickshire's West Indian genius rattling off the fastest ton of the season against Somerset. Martina Navratilova also has a smashing time, tennis's senior citizen breaking her racket after defeat in her final French Open.
Motor racing's misfortunes continue to proliferate. This time Pedro Lamy, Lotus's young Portuguese driver, breaks his kneecaps during testing at Silverstone.
England's rugby union tourists finally find winning ways in South Africa but a 26-24 defeat of Western Transvaal is hardly the stuff of dreams.
Benetton question the competence of Max Mosley, the president of motor racing's governing body, FIA, and criticise his new safety measures for Formula One as being more expensive and more dangerous.Reuse content