Sport Damir Dzumhur, world No 188, has reached the third round

When the Grand Slam tournaments upped their prize-money for players knocked out in the early rounds, they were thinking of people like Damir Dzumhur. Listen to the 21-year-old Bosnian's story and you appreciate that there is much more to this sport than the jet-setting world of multimillionaires such as Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.

Has Rooney lived up to all the early hype?

A decade ago today, striker burst on the scene with that great goal past Seaman – but are the years taking their toll, asks Simon Hart.

England's road to Rio is littered with hazards

Roy Hodgson is dogged by uncertainty in difficult campaign to reach Brazil, writes Sam Wallace
October 2011 - Despite remaining unbeaten in qualifying, England survive spirited second-half fightback by Montenegro in Podgorica to book their finals place. However, Rooney is sent off and subsequently banned for three games.

Wayne Rooney denies revenge will be motivating factor when England play Montenegro

Wayne Rooney insists revenge will not be a motivating factor when England tackle Montenegro in a crucial World Cup qualifier next year.

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Imaginative but sometimes let down by his touch, before he nodded England ahead. Replaced late on. 6/10

Wayne Rooney admits England must improve in order to qualify for 2014 World Cup

Wayne Rooney insists England need to improve on their performance during last night's 1-1 draw with Poland in Warsaw to qualify for the 2014 World Cup.

Danny Welbeck impressed against San Marino but may not start in Poland

Sam Wallace: Why this Warsaw trip is the acid test for manager

There comes a time in the life of every England qualifying campaign for a major tournament when the team are required to lay down a marker and, three games in on the road to the 2014 World Cup finals, that time feels like tomorrow night in Warsaw.

Wayne Rooney insists he's learnt from his lesson

Giving the armband to striker is not ideal – but it is sensible choice for a stop-gap skipper

It was only in June that Wayne Rooney was forced to sit out the first two games of Euro 2012 as a result of mindlessly kicking out at Miodrag Dzudovic in England's final qualifier against Montenegro. With that suspension so fresh in the memory it was difficult to reconcile his presence yesterday alongside Roy Hodgson as England's temporary captain.

Rooney captained England once before, against Brazil in 2009

Sam Wallace: Giving the England captaincy to Wayne Rooney is not ideal – it's pragmatic

The simple answer is it was more trouble not to give him the captaincy

Montenegro challenges Croatia for Adriatic crown

Resort development is rife in the tiny Balkan nation. Louise Dransfield and Kate Hughes report

August 12, 2012: LeBron James of the United States dunks during the men's basketball gold medal game against Spain

Basketball: US 'Dream Team' (2012 edition) defend their Olympic title against Spain

United States 107 Spain 100: Kevin Durant scored 30 points to lead the Americans while LeBron James had 19 and Kobe Bryant 17

Handball: Montenegro out to make history

The Montenegro women's team have created history by guaranteeing their country's first Olympic medal and they will be gunning for gold when they meet Norway in today's final.

Water Polo: Team GB finish with fifth successive defeat

Great Britain 4 Montenegro 13

Hubbard's Cupboard: Raddy the Great ruled the water polo waves

The man with incredible tales from past Games
July 30, 2012: Things get rough in the handball as Team GB are beaten by Russia

Handball: Ruthless Russia too good for Team GB

Great Britain women were soundly beaten 37-16 by Russia in their second Group A preliminary match at the Copper Box yesterday afternoon.

July 30, 2012: Things get rough in the handball as Team GB are beaten by Russia

Handball: Team GB women thrashed by Russia at the Copper Box

Great Britain women were soundly beaten 16 - 37 by Russia in their second Group A preliminary match at the Copper Box this afternoon.

Handball: Team GB suffer heavy defeat to reigning gold medallists France

Great Britain men's six-year journey in pursuit of the Olympic dream came to fruition tonight, though it ended in a heavy defeat to reigning gold medallists France.

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