Swans break curse: The curse of Viasat, which had seen Michael Laudrup’s Swansea City fail to win following the broadcaster’s decision to favour English Premier League games featuring the Swans over all others, ended on Saturday with a 2-1 home win against lowly Wigan Athletic. So far, Swansea, in their eight games, have already played six of the bottom eight, and none of England’s ‘top five’.
Thorbjørn on Bjørn’s tail: Denmark’s rising golf star, Thorbjørn Olesen, has shot up into the top 60 in the world, overtaking Anders Hansen to become his country’s second highest-ranked player. Thomas Bjørn remains number one at 45, followed by Olesen at 59, Hansen at 64 and Søren Kjeldsen at 151. Andreas Hartøs, who recently won the Czech Open Challenge, has moved up to number 275.