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Ireland’s   CJ Stander embraces his wife, Jean-Marie,  at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin in November  2018. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP

Something unusual happened this week. An athlete, central to his team and still performing at international level, chose to walk away from a sport he (...)

Serena Williams with the USA women’s hockey team in New York. Photograph: Abbie Parr/Getty

Serena Williams returns to the full glare of the tennis tour on Thursday – appropriately, on International Women’s Day – more than a year since beatin(...)

Inverdale, interviewing Murray after he defeated Argentina’s Juan Martin Del Potro to claim his second Olympic gold, said: ‘You’re the first person to win two gold medals.’ But the Scot shot back: ‘Venus and Serena [Williams]have won four each.’

Andy Murray has put John Inverdale in his place for saying the Scot was the first person to win two Olympic golds for tennis, as the BBC presenter mad(...)

Britain’s Heather Watson vents her frustration by bouncing her racquet off the court after she lost a game against Germany’s Annika Beck during their women’s singles first-round match at Wimbledon. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images

Court one claimed its highest seed when French Open winner Garbine Muguruza plunged to Jana Cepelova 6-3, 6-2. She is the biggest name to tumble but H(...)

Flavia Pennetta  kisses the US Open trophy after beating fellow Italian Roberta Vinci  in the US Open 2015 women’s single final. Photograph: Kena Betancur/AFP/Getty Images

Storm clouds were gathering overhead and the wind was kicking up as Flavia Pennetta and Roberta Vinci walked off the court together, having played the(...)

John Inverdale: “This is looking at it through rose-c**ted … eh, eh…. rose-rose-tinted glasses from the past … I, I, I apologise there for a slip of the tongue….. but Lizzie your love of the sport just shines through.”

Poor John Inverdale. By now he must regard the microphone as his enemy, which is never a good thing when you’re a broadcaster. All he could be gratefu(...)

“It was a slip of the tongue and John apologised immediately afterwards.”

The BBC was forced to clarify a slip of the tongue that led presenter John Inverdale to say “rose-c**ted glasses” during BBC Radio 5 Live’s coverage (...)

Eugenie Bouchard was asked by reporter Ian Cohen to “do a little twirl” and show off her outfit for TV cameras and the crowd at the Australian Open in Melbourne this week. Photograph: William West/AFP Photo

Eugenie Bouchard had no idea the man with the microphone in his hand and mischief in his heart would ask her to “do a little twirl” to show off her ou(...)

Eugenie Bouchard: was invited to perform a twirl by a reporter in an interview on court following her straight sets victory over Kiki Bertenson at  the Australian Open. Photograph: Joe Castro/EPA

Eugenie Bouchard had no idea the man with the microphone in his hand and mischief in his heart would ask her to “do a little twirl” to show off her o(...)

Eugenie Bouchard: can take her first Grand Slam title at Wimbledon today.

Eugenie Bouchard was asked yesterday to describe her game. “Solid, aggressive,” came the reply. The trade secrets are safe with the Canadian as she fa(...)

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