Top seed Rafael Nadal was denied a place in the Australian Open semi-finals as Austria's Dominic Thiem rattled the Spaniard with a powerful display to win a four-set thriller. Fifth seed Thiem won 7-6
When Kobe Bryant died on Sunday it was a tragic shock to everyone. The entire sports world, and even those outside the sport, couldn’t help but be overcome with grief. This of course went beyond the U.S.