On January 26, 78-year-old former tennis player Margaret Court will be awarded the Companion in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AC). Why has this decision not gone down well with many people?
On January 6, when a mob of US President Donald Trump supporters approached the US Capitol to stop the formalisation of President-elect Joe Biden’s win at the recent elections, Keller was clearly identified among the rioters, by former teammates and coaches.
On Tuesday, close to 200 ticket-holders were expected to land at the venue with the hope of spending an evening with India's cricket stars. They were to be greeted by the local police, who informed them that they had been conned.
The data suggests a higher likeliness for players to remain injury-free during the bubble, and if injured, a faster recovery, when compared to the data collected from the average of the past five seasons.
While we were busy immersing ourselves in the traditions of various sports, the games themselves snuck in makeovers in techniques and strategies and started looking different. The Indian Express writers trace the journeys of these revamps and how the evolutions came about. We start with SHAHID JUDGE, who goes looking for answers to WONDER WHY serve and volley went out of the game of tennis.
The World No. 1 says tennis audiences are old, and the matches need to be shorter in order to grab the attention of younger people who are more restless. But the premise of the ‘old’ audience may be faulty.