Karolina Pliskova smashes umpire’s chair after loss at Italian Open to Maria Sakkari

Karolina Pliskova smashes umpire’s chair after loss at Italian Open to Maria Sakkari

Posted May 17, 2018 09:09:48 Former world number one Karolina Pliskova has damaged the umpire’s chair after repeatedly smashing her racquet against it in the aftermath of her controversial defeat to Greece’s Maria Sakkari at the Italian Open. The Czech was locked at a set all, 5-5, and 40-40 in …

Blackjack smashes record to claim Brisbane to Gladstone line honours

Blackjack smashes record to claim Brisbane to Gladstone line honours

Updated March 31, 2018 16:54:08 Photo: Blackjack, pictured minutes before the start of the race, went on to set a line honours record. (ABC News: Kristian Silva) Related Story: Son keeps dad’s memory afloat with yacht made from a shower, batteries and an old plane There was no sense of …

Powerlifter Odell Manuel smashes record after suffering horrific injury

Powerlifter Odell Manuel smashes record after suffering horrific injury

Posted March 24, 2018 14:29:44 Photo: Odell Manuel hasn’t been in competition for two years, and broke an Australian record squatting 440kg. (Supplied: Markos Markopoulos) Odell Manuel was Australia’s strongest man until he suffered a horrific quadricep injury that put him out of action for two years. That may have …