Tennis

May 21, 2022 17:05
LONDON: In a welcome move that upholds the long espoused principle that politics should be kept out of international sport, the ATP, WTA and International Tennis Federation (ITF) late Friday confirmed that this year's Wimbledon Grand Slam has been stripped of ranking points.
May 20, 2022 19:05
MUMBAI: Sony Sports Network gears up to broadcast the year’s second Grand Slam event, the Roland-Garros 2022, starting May 22.  This is the first year that Sony Sports will be showing the prestigious Grand Slam and the broadcaster is going all out with LIVE coverage of the event in four languages. 
May 19, 2022 20:05
PULA, Croatia: Top 12 Group have partnered with ATP and IMG to launch a new series of tennis events as part of the ATP Champions Tour.  The Legends Team Cup – ATP Champions Tour will pit two teams of tennis legends against each other across three competitive three-day tournaments, with the first event set to take place in Pula, Croatia from 1-4 August.
May 16, 2022 17:05
CHENNAI: India's erstwhile tennis capital Chennai will see the return of an international tournament for the first time since 2017 with a WTA 250 event to be held here from September 26 to October 2.
May 12, 2022 09:05
18-TIME NBA ALL-STAR LEBRON JAMES IS THE highest-paid athlete in the world, as per US sports business platform Sportico's 'World's Highest-Paid Athletes' rankings for 2022.
May 11, 2022 08:05
NEW DELHI: The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has notified sporting events of national importance under the Sports Broadcasting Signals (Mandatory Sharing with Prasar Bharati) Act. The notification supersedes the earlier one issued in March 2021, The Hindu reports.
May 05, 2022 18:05
MUMBAI: Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) bagged the exclusive media rights to broadcast Roland-Garros between 2022-24. 
May 04, 2022 20:05
PARIS: A total of €43.6 million will be awarded in prize money at Roland-Garros 2022, an increase of a little over 6.8% in comparison to 2019, the last edition of the tournament held in the "pre-coronavirus" era. The prize money for the men’s and women’s singles (main draw) is 1.43% higher than in 2019, with the first-round allocation having been increased significantly (up 35% on 2019 and 3% on 2021).
Apr 27, 2022 06:04
LONDON: World No.1 and defending champion Novak Djokovic and other unvaccinated players will be allowed to compete at Wimbledon, the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC), which runs the grass court slam, confirmed Tuesday. 
Apr 25, 2022 07:04
BENGALURU: Performances depicting Karnataka’s cultural heritage and a sound and light show added sparkle to the opening ceremony of the 2nd Khelo India University Games 2021 here at the Sree Kanteerava Indoor Stadium on Sunday.