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Transparency about doping tests can prevent stupid accusations, says Rafael Nadal

May 01, 2016

Transparency about doping tests can prevent stupid accusations, says Rafael Nadal

Fourteen-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal believes his call for all his anti-doping tests to be made public is the only way to end the scourge of doping accusations in tennis. #Rafael Nadal #Tennis #Novak Djokovic #French Open #Maria Sharapova #Andy Murray #TheySaidIt #International Tennis Federation #SportsTracker #Australian Open #Meldonium #Roselyne Bachelot
Coming soon, Roger's comeback: Fit-again Federer to return at Miami Open

Mar 18, 2016

Coming soon, Roger's comeback: Fit-again Federer to return at Miami Open

World number three Roger Federer said via Twitter on Thursday that he will return from knee surgery a little earlier than expected at the Miami Open next week. #Tennis #Twitter #Roger Federer #SportsTracker #Australian Open #Miami Open #Emojis
Doping admission fallout: UN suspends Maria Sharapova as goodwill ambassador

Mar 16, 2016

Doping admission fallout: UN suspends Maria Sharapova as goodwill ambassador

Maria Sharapova has been suspended as a goodwill ambassador by the United Nations after the former world number one admitted she had tested positive for the banned substance meldonium at this year's Australian Open. #Tennis #United Nations #Maria Sharapova #Doping #International Tennis Federation #SportsTracker #Australian Open #UNDP #Drug test #UN development programme #Meldonium
On International Women's Day, here's a shout-out to women officials blazing a trail in men's sports

Mar 08, 2016

On International Women's Day, here's a shout-out to women officials blazing a trail in men's sports

Women officiating in sport and in particular, men’s disciplines at the elite level, is very interesting. It turns on its head the power structure of our daily existence where men typically occupy positions of authority. Our largely patriarchal societies have rules and mores to ensure that men enjoy power and make decisions #French Open #English Premier League #Australian Open #Match referee #I-League #Sport #umpires #Women's Day #Maria Rebello #glass celieng #Sarah thomas #Sandra de Jenken #Sian Massey-Ellis #Grand Slam men's singles final
'Angry and disappointed': Former tennis star Jennifer Capriati blasts Sharapova after doping admission

Mar 08, 2016

'Angry and disappointed': Former tennis star Jennifer Capriati blasts Sharapova after doping admission

Former tennis star Jennifer Capriati is unhappy after current champion Maria Sharapova admitted to failing a drug test. #Tennis #Maria Sharapova #Doping #Australian Open #WADA #Jennifer Capriati
'We are saddened and surprised': Nike suspends ties with Sharapova after doping admission

Mar 08, 2016

'We are saddened and surprised': Nike suspends ties with Sharapova after doping admission

US sportswear maker Nike said Monday it was halting its relationship with Maria Sharapova, after the tennis star announced she had tested positive for a banned substance. #Tennis #Maria Sharapova #Doping #SportsTracker #Australian Open #Nike #Shareworthy
From Djokovic's invincibility to Sania's stardom: Takeaways from 2016 Australian Open

Feb 02, 2016

From Djokovic's invincibility to Sania's stardom: Takeaways from 2016 Australian Open

The first Grand Slam of the year is done and dusted and it has left us with some amazing tennis matches, a new women’s champion, several new records and a roadmap of what to expect from the rest of the season, which includes the Olympic Games in Rio. #Tennis #Serena Williams #Roger Federer #Novak Djokovic #Andy Murray #Sania Mirza #Grand Slam #Angelique Kerber #Australian Open #Australian Open 2016
Don't want a 'big slap from karma': Australian Open champ Djokovic stays grounded after record

Feb 01, 2016

Don't want a 'big slap from karma': Australian Open champ Djokovic stays grounded after record

Another overpowering win kept him head and shoulders above his peers at the Australian Open, but Novak Djokovic said fears of a "big slap from karma" make him humble as he continues his quest for Grand Slam history. #Tennis #Roger Federer #Novak Djokovic #Andy Murray #Australian Open #Australian Open 2016