Australian Open memories, sporting proposals and a singing goalkeeper | Classic YouTube

This week’s roundup also features Jofra Archer’s absurd caught and bowled, a quarterback making a touchdown pass to himself and more dawdling darts

1) It’s Australian Open time, so a trip down random memory lane: 1976 and the battle of the moustaches; Pete Sampras goes two sets down to Jim Courier, breaks down in tears after being reminded of his coach who had just been diagnosed with cancer, comes back to win; before 1990 nobody had been disqualified from a grand slam since 1963 – then John McEnroe got a bit testy; at 4-6, 0-4 down in the 2002 final against Martina Hingis, things didn’t look good for Jennifer Capriati – things picked up after that; and a quick reminder that Serena won this last year, without dropping a set while two months pregnant.

2) Alabama stunned Georgia in overtime to win their fifth college football national championship in nine years. But arguably, for center Bradley Bozeman, the highlight of the night was proposing to his girlfriend amid the celebrations. He isn’t the only one to capitalise on a victorious moment in recent times: the Astros’ Carlos Correa got down on one knee after winning Houston’s first World Series, junior linebacker Deion Pierre went for a more musical approach with the help of his Samford team-mates, Chinese diver Qin Kai proposed to silver medalist He Zi during a women’s diving medal ceremony at the Rio Olympics – the Games also saw Brazilian rugby sevens player Isadora Cerullo receive a proposal from her girlfriend Marjorie Enya. Just remember sports fans, it doesn’t always go to plan.

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