Sydney: Mark Webber has paid tribute to the mentoring role Jack Brabham played in his own career, saying the three-times Formula One champion had taken the “hardest road” and made it easier for other Australians to follow.
“He is the epitome of a champion racing driver and a true blue Aussie. He was a trailblazer; he took the hardest road and made it easier for the rest of us to follow,” Webber said in a statement.
Mumbai: India No. 5 Faisal Khan shocked title favourite Aditya Mehta 4-2 to storm into the semi-finals of the CCI Classic (snooker) tournament on Tuesday. In the other matches, Sourav Kothari beat Rupesh Shah, Pushpender Singh prevailed over Himanshu Jain, Kamal Chawla got the better of Dharmender Lily.
New York: Lucy Li, an 11-year-old from California, has became the youngest-ever to qualify for the US Women's Open after going two under par in her sectional qualifier, the US Golf Association said. Li earned her way into next month’s Major by shooting rounds of 74 and 68 on the par-72 Old Course at Half Moon Bay, on Monday.
Barcelona: Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has agreed to a five-year contract with the club, the Spanish giants said on their website on Tuesday.
Milan: Striker Diego Milito is parting ways with Inter Milan after an eventful five years during which he won the treble under former coach Jose Mourinho but suffered a series of injuries.
Milan: Antonio Conte will remain as coach of Juventus for another season, the Serie A champions said on Monday.