ANALYSE THIS: Oldest Australian Open quarter-final line-up since 1977

TENNIS – Six of this year’s quarter-finalists in the Australian Open men’s singles are over 28-years-old for the first time in the competition’s history. The average age of the eight quarter-finalists is the oldest since 43-year-old Ken Rosewall reached this stage in 1977.
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ANALYSE THIS: Argentina aiming to become oldest world champions

FOOTBALL – Argentina have the oldest squad at the 2014 World Cup and it is their oldest ever WC squad.  If they lift the trophy they will beat Italy’s record for oldest World Cup winners (28 years and 262 days in 2006. Below we have listed the average age for all 32 World Cup squads headed for Brazil.

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INFOGRAPHIC – Age breakdown of swimming champions

SWIMMING – The fastest qualifier for the final of the women’s 100m breaststroke is a 15-year-old swimmer from Lithuania. Young as she may seem, it is not at all unusual. We have broken down all Olympic swimming champions by age. Click Read More to see our Infographic and click on the picture to make it interactive!