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Strokes of Genius review: Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal documentary will captivate you even if you don't like tennis
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Strokes of Genius review: Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal documentary will captivate you even if you don't like tennis

The tennis documentary Strokes of Genius revolves around the epic 2008 Wimbledon final between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.

Tennis has long been in a bubble to the outside world, Naomi Osaka tried to break out
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Tennis has long been in a bubble to the outside world, Naomi Osaka tried to break out

Tennis is, and has been, guilty of living in the bubble for too long. And players have been guilty of being selfish, privileged and aiding their factions and egos.

Coco Gauff has the ability to change world for better, believes tennis legend Martina Navratilova
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Coco Gauff has the ability to change world for better, believes tennis legend Martina Navratilova

'She (Gauff) was really brought up with great qualities and it shows how she plays and it shows how she’s active now politically,' said Navratilova

'Reckless and disappointing': Tennis fraternity slams Novak Djokovic after top-ranked player returns positive test for COVID-19
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'Reckless and disappointing': Tennis fraternity slams Novak Djokovic after top-ranked player returns positive test for COVID-19

World number one Novak Djokovic tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, days after he hosted a number of players in the Adria Tour exhibition tournament in the Balkan region.

WTA chief executive Steve Simon backs idea of merger with ATP, says coronavirus crisis can provide new opportunities
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WTA chief executive Steve Simon backs idea of merger with ATP, says coronavirus crisis can provide new opportunities

Still, the tours, which have operated independently since the WTA was founded in 1973, are now in an unprecedented position. Never before have both tour chiefs and the biggest stars in the men’s game publicly supported considering such a merger.

Australian Open 2020: Martina Navratilova apologises for protocol breach, not for protest to rename Margaret Court Arena
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Australian Open 2020: Martina Navratilova apologises for protocol breach, not for protest to rename Margaret Court Arena

Navratilova has regularly objected to Margaret Court Arena being named to honor the Australian tennis great who has become a religious minister and made controversial comments about homosexuality and gay-marriage.

Australian Open 2020: Martina Navratilova, John McEnroe stage unique protest to demand name change of Margaret Court Arena
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Australian Open 2020: Martina Navratilova, John McEnroe stage unique protest to demand name change of Margaret Court Arena

Martina Navratilova and John McEnroe called for Margaret Court’s name to be stripped from the Australian Open’s second showcourt in a protest at the stadium

John McEnroe wants Serena Williams to beat 'crazy aunt' Margaret Court's singles Grand Slam record
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John McEnroe wants Serena Williams to beat 'crazy aunt' Margaret Court's singles Grand Slam record

John McEnroe mocked Australian Margaret Court as the ‘crazy aunt’ of tennis on Monday and said he hoped Serena Williams could beat the 77-year-old’s record of winning 24 Grand Slam singles titles.

Australian Open 2020: Margaret Court's remarks on same-sex marriage clouds celebration of her 50th anniversary of calendar Grand Slam
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Australian Open 2020: Margaret Court's remarks on same-sex marriage clouds celebration of her 50th anniversary of calendar Grand Slam

Court, who also holds the all-time record of 24 Grand Slam titles, has been heavily criticised for voicing her religious-based opposition to same-sex marriage.

Margaret Court says 'treat me like Laver', asks Tennis Australia to commemorate 50th anniversary of her calendar-year Grand Slam
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Margaret Court says 'treat me like Laver', asks Tennis Australia to commemorate 50th anniversary of her calendar-year Grand Slam

Court's comments come after some controversy over her views on homosexuality, which has seen Billie Jean King and Martina Navratilova call for the arena to be stripped of her name

US Open 2019: Emulating past legends, Bianca Andreescu shuts out noise to beat Serena Williams for first Grand Slam title
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US Open 2019: Emulating past legends, Bianca Andreescu shuts out noise to beat Serena Williams for first Grand Slam title

Bianca Andreescu blocked the noise out at Arthur Ashe Stadium and subdued a fired-up Serena Williams for a stunning victory in the final of the US Open.

Cricket Australia announce inclusion policy to pave participation for transgender, gender-diverse players
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Cricket Australia announce inclusion policy to pave participation for transgender, gender-diverse players

The policy sets out a testosterone limit for transgender and gender-diverse players who want to play for state and national women's teams.

Indian Wells Open: World No 1 Naomi Osaka finds positives despite loss to Belinda Bencic in Round of 16
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Indian Wells Open: World No 1 Naomi Osaka finds positives despite loss to Belinda Bencic in Round of 16

World No 1 Naomi Osaka was trying to find the positives after her Indian Wells WTA title defense went up in smoke on Tuesday.

Paula Radcliffe calls for stringent transgender rules to avoid 'manipulation' in top-level sport
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Paula Radcliffe calls for stringent transgender rules to avoid 'manipulation' in top-level sport

Paula Radcliffe has warned of potential 'manipulation' in top-level sport unless tighter rules are applied to transgender women.

Caster Semenya vs IAAF: Why are athletics world body's critics claiming its hyperandrogenism rules are racist and unfair
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Caster Semenya vs IAAF: Why are athletics world body's critics claiming its hyperandrogenism rules are racist and unfair

Support for Caster Semenya in her fight against IAAF's hyperandrogenism rules has increased among claims of racism and scientific errors in IAAF's study.

Firstpost Spodcast Episode 145: Chris Gayle ODI retirement, Real Madrid's shock defeat to Girona and more
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Firstpost Spodcast Episode 145: Chris Gayle ODI retirement, Real Madrid's shock defeat to Girona and more

Welcome to Spodcast, where we cover the big sports headlines of the day. Today, we discuss Chris Gayle's announcement of retirement from ODI cricket after 2019 World Cup, Real Madrid's shock loss to Girona in LaLiga and other news stories.

Listen: Full script of Episode 145 of Spodcast where we discuss Chris Gayle's retirement from ODI cricket and more
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Listen: Full script of Episode 145 of Spodcast where we discuss Chris Gayle's retirement from ODI cricket and more

Welcome to Spodcast, where we cover the big sports headlines of the day. Today, we discuss Chris Gayle's announcement of retirement from ODI cricket after 2019 World Cup, Real Madrid's shock loss to Girona in LaLiga and other news stories.

Caster Semenya goes to Court of Arbitration for Sport to challenge IAAF's hyperandrogenism rules
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Caster Semenya goes to Court of Arbitration for Sport to challenge IAAF's hyperandrogenism rules

Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya of South Africa goes to the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Monday to challenge proposed rules that would force her to lower her testosterone levels.

Laureus 2018-19: Latest edition of the 'Oscars of sports' to be held in Monaco in February
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Laureus 2018-19: Latest edition of the 'Oscars of sports' to be held in Monaco in February

The 19th edition of the prestigious Laureus World Sports Awards will be held in Monaco on 18 February, 2018. Last year, tennis great Roger Federer won the Laureus Sportsman of the Year award for a record fifth time.

L&T Mumbai Open: Back on comeback trail, Sabine Lisicki stutters yet again but hopes to 'turn things around one day'
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L&T Mumbai Open: Back on comeback trail, Sabine Lisicki stutters yet again but hopes to 'turn things around one day'

Sabine Lisicki is finding life on the comeback trail, a bit tougher than she expected. She was out for most of 2018 with a shoulder injury and has only played 23 matches so far winning only seven.