Amanda Bullock

IOC rejects calls to ban Russia from Paris Games

Russia’s path to sending a team to the Paris Olympics next year became clearer on Thursday amid fierce objections from Ukraine.

The International Olympic Committee indicated on Wednesday it favours officially neutral teams from Russia and its ally Belarus at the 2024 Olympics despite a plea from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy to exclude them entirely.

Icon’s astonishing sacrifice that saved tennis

Icon’s astonishing sacrifice that saved tennis

In 1970, women’s tennis was virtually nothing.