She blazed a trail for Black women athletes – despite the challenges they face in sport and society.
Tsitsipas’s reputation for taking strategic breaks is so well established that Murray planned for such disruptions.
With the Australian Open about to start this year’s grand slam series, a crunch of the data from past performances gives a hint at who is the current best male player, possibly.
Women athletes and pro sports leagues are doing more with less, seizing the moment and expectations during the COVID-19 pandemic. When the crisis passes, professional sport should follow their lead.
Bianca Andreescu’s success provides an example of how to cover women’s sport and promote the athletic achievement of female athletes with hype and enthusiasm.
Serena Williams challenged decades of stereotypes when she revealed her anger after she disagreed with a U.S. Open umpire. A racist caricature and calls to boycott her playing by umpires followed.
Sexism in sport plays out on and off the field. Differences in marketable qualities for endorsement deals as well reactions to male versus female athletes behaving badly are evidence of this.
We need to consider changing the rules of tennis, to make them more consistent across tournaments and players.
The tennis superstar has complained of discrimination after being penalised for being coached on court. Was she right to make a scene?
Research confirms what the world’s elite sports stars already know – being kinder to yourself, and to others, and being grateful is good for your mental health.
After a doping ban, the famous sportswoman has been given an underserved break.