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Sachin Tendulkar reveals what prompted him to retire from cricket in 2013
Sachin Tendulkar reveals what prompted him to retire from cricket in 2013
Iconic batsman takes a trip down memory lane and shares an interesting incident.
Four decades on: Relive the Battle of the Sexes between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs that gave birth to the WTA
Four decades on: Relive the Battle of the Sexes between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs that gave birth to the WTA
Billie Jean King's iconic victory came on the 20th of September, 1973.
5 oldest Wimbledon singles champions
5 oldest Wimbledon singles champions
Roger Federer and Serena Williams can become the oldest winners of the prestigious Wimbledon open if the win the 2016 edition.
Wimbledon: 10 greatest matches in history
Wimbledon: 10 greatest matches in history
A look back at some of the finest games played at the All England Tennis and Croquet Club.
10 most successful LGBT athletes of all time
10 most successful LGBT athletes of all time
Some of the biggest names across sport have become icons for the LGBTQ community worldwide.
Top 10 greatest sportswomen of all time
Top 10 greatest sportswomen of all time
The topic of ‘Women in Sports’ is always an interesting one. A number of great female athletes have had the endurance and will to not only ...
Top 5 Women's singles Wimbledon finals ever
Top 5 Women's singles Wimbledon finals ever
There is no denying the fact that women’s tennis is extremely dramatic. And with the drama comes in all the excitement and the cheer and the gla ...
Fairer Sex in Sport: Equality, Opportunity and Recognition
Fairer Sex in Sport: Equality, Opportunity and Recognition
Sport, in its bare form, is an art that has got everything to do with skill and nothing to do with the gender that is performing it. However, over the years, male chauvinism, as its ugly, irritatingly persistent and dark opponent, has always found a way to undermine this idea. The fairer sex has had its unnecessary share of controversies, not only over its sporting achievements, but also for the legitimacy of these achievements.
Sania Mirza - A true warrior
Sania Mirza - A true warrior
She created history by becoming the first ever Indian to win the WTA Tour Finals in doubles with her partner Cara Black and finish the year with a world ranking of 6 in doubles. She has conquered a lot in 2013 and it has been a phenomenal year for Mirza.
5 Perfectly timed tennis retirements
5 Perfectly timed tennis retirements
Timing is important in every aspect of the game. So much so, that even timing your retirement is something important. An untimely or a late retirement ...
10 notable athletes who came out of the closet
10 notable athletes who came out of the closet
Sportspersons across the globe are always under scrutiny by the media and the people at large for their performances. Athletes lead two kinds of lives ...
Homosexuality in Football: Still a taboo?
Homosexuality in Football: Still a taboo?
Old is Gold: Top 5 sportsmen who defied age
Old is Gold: Top 5 sportsmen who defied age
Top 10 shortest players in tennis
Top 10 shortest players in tennis
A list of the shortest players who have graced the sport of tennis throughout history.
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