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Rust-free Federer launches Melbourne campaign with sublime win

Rust-free Federer launches Melbourne campaign with sublime win

Published 20/01/2020

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Roger Federer showed no sign of rust despite a lack of match practice ahead of the Australian Open as he launched his [more…]

Gauff completes double eclipse of Venus

Gauff completes double eclipse of Venus

Published 20/01/2020

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Coco Gauff shone on her Australian Open debut on Monday as she knocked Venus Williams out of the first round in a [more…]

Briton Evans pats stomach after fulfilling comeback win

Briton Evans pats stomach after fulfilling comeback win

Published 20/01/2020

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Dan Evans, urged to “miss a few meals” earlier this month by Britain captain Tim Henman, patted his stomach after completing a [more…]

Gymnastics: Miller keen to see Biles eclipse her in Tokyo

Gymnastics: Miller keen to see Biles eclipse her in Tokyo

Published 20/01/2020

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Shannon Miller thinks her time as the United States’ most decorated Olympic gymnast will come to an end this summer and [more…]

Serena puts aside air quality concerns to clear first hurdle

Serena puts aside air quality concerns to clear first hurdle

Published 20/01/2020

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Serena Williams put aside her concerns about the air quality at Melbourne Park as she breezed into the second round of the [more…]

Sports need to do more to combat climate change: lobby group

Sports need to do more to combat climate change: lobby group

Published 20/01/2020

(Reuters) - The bushfire smoke that hampered the buildup to the Australian Open highlights the need for Tennis Australia to be doing much more to [more…]

Shapovalov shouts at chair umpire in shock first-round exit

Shapovalov shouts at chair umpire in shock first-round exit

Published 20/01/2020

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Canadian young gun Denis Shapovalov raged at the chair umpire before succumbing to nerves as he crashed out of the Australian Open [more…]

In Olympics-heavy policy speech, Japan PM says Games mark new era for nation

In Olympics-heavy policy speech, Japan PM says Games mark new era for nation

Published 20/01/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Six months before the Tokyo Olympics open, the Games are already inescapable in Japan - including dominating Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s policy [more…]

BWF approves synthetic feather shuttlecocks from 2021

BWF approves synthetic feather shuttlecocks from 2021

Published 20/01/2020

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Badminton World Federation (BWF) said on Monday it has approved synthetic feather shuttlecocks for its international tournaments from next year as [more…]

Osaka fires back at social media troll after Melbourne win

Osaka fires back at social media troll after Melbourne win

Published 20/01/2020

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Defending champion Naomi Osaka fired back at a social media user who jeered her arrival on court before her 6-2 6-4 victory [more…]