Thursday, August 13, 2020

Djokovic, Biles Named Academy August Athletes of the Month

By Eric Mann | Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic and American gymnast Simone Biles have been named the United States Sports Academy’s Male and Female...

Klizan and Lokoli or What’s in a Handshake?

It is traditional in a number of sports, particularly individual endeavors, for competitors to shake hand after the match. One of these sports is...

Djokovic, Kerber Take Wimbledon Titles

By Mike Rowbottom | Novak Djokovic earned his first Grand Slam title in more than two years by beating Kevin Anderson to win his fourth...

Australian Open Junior Champion, 18, Charged with Match Fixing

Reigning Australian Open boys' singles champion Oliver Anderson has been charged with match fixing. Victoria Police Sporting Integrity Intelligence Unit (SIIU) detectives charged the 18-year-old...

Kerber Squeezes Through to Fourth Round at Indian Wells Masters

Germany's Angelique Kerber needed three sets to defeat Pauline Parmentier of France and reach the fourth round of the Indian Wells Masters in California...

Tennis Player Evans Admits to Positive Test for Cocaine

Britain’s Dan Evans has admitted to testing positive for the banned stimulant cocaine in a drugs test in April. Evans, the British number three, provided...

Serena Williams Makes Winning Grand Slam Return at French Open

By Nick Butler | Serena Williams made a winning return to the Grand Slam stage with a straight-sets success over Czech Republic's Kristyna Pliskova today...

Chicago to Host 2018 Laver Cup

Chicago will host next year's edition of the Laver Cup, the new tennis tournament between teams from Europe and the rest of the world,...

Rowbottom: The Long Rise and Shocking Fall of Novak Djokovic

It was at Roland Garros a year ago that Novak Djokovic became only the third male tennis player to hold all four major titles...

Nadal, Ledecky Named Academy May Athletes of the Month

By Eric Mann | Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal and American swimmer Katie Ledecky have been named the United States Sports Academy’s Male and Female...

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