The numbers don’t show he was the greatest, but his excellence, aesthetics and integrity most certainly do.
Roger Federer will retire this week at the Laver Cup. He leaves behind a formidable sporting record.
She blazed a trail for Black women athletes – despite the challenges they face in sport and society.
There is no understating the impact Williams has had on the game itself. But her role in helping sports journalists reimagine the scope of their work is a key part of her enduring legacy.
Better knowledge of the right training strategies is one reason more athletes are continuing to compete longer than they used to.
More women should feel they have a choice to continue playing after becoming a mother – which is why the right kind of support is important.
Boycott actions often do more harm to individual athletes than to the condemned regime.
Russian players are competing at the French Open, is this the right move?
The global angst against Putin has been so profound that sport has been compelled to come out behind its customary veil of ‘neutrality’ in political matters.
The unexpected news is consistent with the restless spirit of an athlete who has always looked far beyond the tennis court’s baseline.
Ash Barty and Nick Kyrgios are both known for being true to themselves. This is what sport needs more of – personalities who chart their own course.
The ruling could justify the future visa cancellation of any individual who is seen as a ‘role model’ and who may be perceived as causing social unrest.
The tennis star’s deportation will be politically popular in Australia, but it is likely to further infuriate Serbia.
Australia’s decision to revoke Novak Djokovic’s visa is likely to have implications for worldwide sports teams.
With his Australian visa now cancelled for a second time, the tennis star will likely not be able to chase history at his most successful Grand Slam tournament.
The disappearance of Peng further underlines the need for an international boycott of the 2022 Beijing Olympics. The CCP’s assaults on democracy activists deserve more than willful blindness.
What happens when a Chinese #MeToo moment meets authoritarian legality?
A love of mathematics could help sports stars solve problems on court.
Tsitsipas’s reputation for taking strategic breaks is so well established that Murray planned for such disruptions.
Through social media, young athletes are dismantling the idea of the superhuman athlete.