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Exclusive-Tennis-ATP and WTA join hands to launch mobile app together

Tennis fans will be able to follow the men’s and women’s matches on a single mobile app from Wednesday, the latest in a series of collaborations between the ATP and WTA tours aimed at uniting the divided sport. The new ‘ATP WTA Live’ app will replace the existing ATP and WTA apps and allow fans to follow the official scores and results of the men’s and women’s matches.

Tennis-Reaction to Wimbledon banning Russian and Belarusian players

Here are the reactions to the Russian and Belarusian players who were banned from competing at Wimbledon this year due to Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. Belarus was the main staging area for the invasion, which Russia called a “special military operation”.

Tennis-ATP and WTA criticize Wimbledon for banning Russian and Belarusian players

Wimbledon has banned all Russian and Belarusian players from this year’s championships due to Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine, a decision quickly condemned by the men’s and women’s tour and American great Martina Navratilova. The move is the first time players have been banned on grounds of citizenship since the post-World War Two era when German and Japanese players were expelled.

Boxing-Beterbiev will fight as Canadian after Russia ban, says WBC boss

Light heavyweight world champion Artur Beterbiev will fight as Canadian boxer after boxers banned Russian boxers following the invasion of Ukraine, WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman said Wednesday. The WBC, IBF and IBO have said they will not legalize a fight involving boxers from Russia or Belarus.

Pollard all-round cricket-West Indies retires from international cricket

West Indies white ball captain Kieron Pollard announced his retirement from international cricket on Wednesday, ending a career that saw him make more than 200 appearances in one day and Twenty 20 international games. Pollard, 34, has played 123 ODI and 101 T20 for the West Indies since making his debut in 2007, scoring 4,275 runs and a total of 97 wickets.

Golf-Scheffler says the Green Jacket isn’t enough to avoid stints

World number one Scottie Scheffler said on Wednesday that she has not left her home in the Green Jacket she won as Masters champion and that the coveted outfit doesn’t even allow her to get out of housework. Scheffler, speaking to reporters ahead of this week’s Zurich Classic of New Orleans team event, said he treats the Green Jacket with respect but also has fun with it at home.

Andy Murray changes his mind about clay court, will play in Madrid

Former World No. 1 Andy Murray received a wildcard entry to the Madrid Open and will play in the tournament, reversing his decision to skip the claycourt season. The Madrid Open begins May 1 and runs until May 8. Murray has won the ATP Masters 1000 tournament twice, first in 2008 and then in 2015.

Football-Spanish FA president hits back on accusations of Saudi Super Cup misconduct

Spanish FA (RFEF) president Luis Rubiales on Wednesday hit back at “evil and dishonest” accusations by the Spanish media of errors in the deal to move the Super Cup to Saudi Arabia. On Monday, website El Confidencial published a leaked audio recording from 2019 revealing details about the contracts negotiated by Rubiales and Barcelona defender Gerard Pique.[[[[

Boxing-No disrespect and no excuses when Fury and Whyte come face to face

World heavyweight champion Tyson Fury and challenger Dillian Whyte greeted each other and shook hands on Wednesday in the final news conference before their big clash at Wembley Stadium. Fury’s WBC title will be at stake on Saturday when the 33-year-old ‘Gypsy King’ takes on his former sparring partner, fellow Briton and top-ranked competitor Whyte in front of a sold-out 94,000 spectators.

Soccer-Man City returns to lead as Arsenal beat Chelsea

Manchester City regained their one-point lead at the top of the Premier League with a 3-0 win over Brighton and Hove Albion while Arsenal beat London rivals Chelsea with a 4-2 win at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday. Liverpool have taken over at the top of the table after their 4-0 win over Manchester United on Tuesday, meaning City cannot go wrong at home to Graham Potter’s side.

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