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    Emma Keeling: I dream of the day when a sportswoman is debated just like the men

    Emma Keeling: I dream of the day when a sportswoman is debated just like the men


    OPINION: It's women's suffrage week. For those of you who only read the sports section, it's 125 years since women were allowed to officially moan about politicians because they were finally allowed to...

    OPINION: It's women's suffrage week. For those of you who only read the sports section, it's 125 years since women were allowed to officially moan about politicians because they were finally allowed to vote. 
    Line umpire strikes back: 'Difficult' Serena threats make officials nervous

    Line umpire strikes back: 'Difficult' Serena threats make officials nervous


    An Australian line umpire who officiated when Serena Williams was at a recent Australian Open, says she found it no fun. She asked her name not be used, for professional...

    An Australian line umpire who officiated when Serena Williams was at a recent Australian Open, says she found it no fun. She asked her name not be used, for professional reasons.
    US Open umpire who encouraged Nick Kyrgios banned for two tournaments

    US Open umpire who encouraged Nick Kyrgios banned for two tournaments


    The chair umpire who climbed out of his seat to talk with Nick Kyrgios during a US Open match has been suspended for two tournaments by the...

    The chair umpire who climbed out of his seat to talk with Nick Kyrgios during a US Open match has been suspended for two tournaments by the ATP.
    Serena's husband slams report showing men get more grand slam fines than women

    Serena's husband slams report showing men get more grand slam fines than women


    Serena Williams' husband has leaped to her defence, slamming a statistical report that appears to disprove the tennis superstar's claims of sexism in...

    Serena Williams' husband has leaped to her defence, slamming a statistical report that appears to disprove the tennis superstar's claims of sexism in sport.
    Did Serena Williams really expect to get away with calling Carlos Ramos a 'liar and a thief'?

    Did Serena Williams really expect to get away with calling Carlos Ramos a 'liar and a thief'?


    OPINION: A huge number of fans, (in particular, Americans, since she is, of course virtually royalty there), seem to agree with Serena Williams that the game docked from her in the US Open Final was about...

    OPINION: A huge number of fans, (in particular, Americans, since she is, of course virtually royalty there), seem to agree with Serena Williams that the game docked from her in the US Open Final was about sexism.
    Serena Williams sticks to sexism claims as she breaks her US Open silence

    Serena Williams sticks to sexism claims as she breaks her US Open silence


    Serena Williams is sticking to her claims of sexism and double standards in tennis and maintains she wasn't cheating during her US Open final...

    Serena Williams is sticking to her claims of sexism and double standards in tennis and maintains she wasn't cheating during her US Open final loss.
    Martina Navratilova says Serena Williams was partly right but mostly wrong

    Martina Navratilova says Serena Williams was partly right but mostly wrong


    Former tennis star Martina Navratilova says Serena Williams should have been thinking about the example she was setting, following her US Open final...

    Former tennis star Martina Navratilova says Serena Williams should have been thinking about the example she was setting, following her US Open final fiasco.
    New Zealand tennis player Erin Routliffe aiming for big end to 2018

    New Zealand tennis player Erin Routliffe aiming for big end to 2018


    Erin Routliffe could become New Zealand's No 1 women's tennis player over the next few weeks, if the work done in a training block pays...

    Erin Routliffe could become New Zealand's No 1 women's tennis player over the next few weeks, if the work done in a training block pays off.
    New Zealand lose Davis Cup tie against South Korea, relegated

    New Zealand lose Davis Cup tie against South Korea, relegated


    New Zealand has suffered a disappointing 3-2 Davis Cup defeat to South Korea in their Asia Oceania Group 1 relegation tie in...

    New Zealand has suffered a disappointing 3-2 Davis Cup defeat to South Korea in their Asia Oceania Group 1 relegation tie in Gimcheon.
    Rich just deserts for Naomi Osaka as US Open champion signs big sponsorship deal

    Rich just deserts for Naomi Osaka as US Open champion signs big sponsorship deal


    Her first Grand Slam title may have been overshadowed by what happened between Serena Williams and a chair umpire, but Naomi Osaka's star is clearly on the rise after winning the...

    Her first Grand Slam title may have been overshadowed by what happened between Serena Williams and a chair umpire, but Naomi Osaka's star is clearly on the rise after winning the US Open.
    Serena Williams cartoon reprinted under 'Welcome to PC World' headline

    Serena Williams cartoon reprinted under 'Welcome to PC World' headline


    The widely-criticised cartoon of Serena Williams has been partially reprinted on the front page of the Melbourne-based newspaper that initially published...

    The widely-criticised cartoon of Serena Williams has been partially reprinted on the front page of the Melbourne-based newspaper that initially published it.
    No right or wrong answer in Serena case, but Julia Gillard had a point

    No right or wrong answer in Serena case, but Julia Gillard had a point


    OPINION: In this game there are a few people whose opinions you instinctively value as you know their views will be courageous, well thought out, and always...

    OPINION: In this game there are a few people whose opinions you instinctively value as you know their views will be courageous, well thought out, and always informed.