Japan coach, Akira Nishino, said his players were lost for words after their crushing 3-2 defeat by Belgium on Monday in the World Cup last 16 when they were on the cusp of making history but threw away a two-goal lead late in the second half.
Mercedes made no attempt to gloss over their mistakes in Spielberg on Sunday in a race where it all went wrong for the Formula One champions but they are determined to get their act together for Lewis Hamilton's home British Grand Prix this weekend.
When Zlatan Ibrahimovic and coach Erik Hamren brought their time with the national team to an end after Euro 2016, Sweden turned to Janne Andersson, a man steeped in the country's footballing traditions, to lead them back to the World Cup stage.
There was something old, something new and something blue on show on Monday as Serena Williams swapped the skin-tight catsuit that caused a stir in Paris for a more conservative look on her return to Wimbledon for the first time since becoming a mum.
Croatia made heavy weather of beating Denmark in their worst performance of the tournament, but will seek to rediscover their fluency in a weekend showdown against Russia for a place in the World Cup semi-finals.
Four-time Tour de France winner, Chris Froome, was cleared by cycling's world governing body (UCI) on Monday of any wrongdoing after he tested positive for excessive levels of the asthma drug, Salbutamol.
Wallabies fullback, Israel Folau, has no plans to change his aerial technique despite picking up a one-match ban for a mid-air challenge on Ireland captain, Peter O'Mahony, in last month's test between the sides in Sydney.