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Extreme heat, fires to affect sports more through climate change-report

19 January 2020, 6:00 PM

The poor air quality which left players fighting for breath at Melbourne Park last week, and the extreme heat which disrupted the tournament in the past, will become the new norm if sports do not do more to address climate change, a report released on Monday said.

Medvedev happy with the hype at Melbourne Park

18 January 2020, 6:20 AM

Having suffered burn-out at the end of a brilliant 2019, Daniil Medvedev is feeling rejuvenated and worthy of the hype he is generating as one of the top contenders outside the ‘Big Three’ at the Australian Open.

Goffin upsets Nadal to keep Belgium alive in ATP Cup quarter-final

10 January 2020, 2:14 PM

David Goffin claimed an upset victory over world number one Rafael Nadal on Friday in Sydney to keep Belgium alive in their quarter-final clash at the inaugural ATP Cup team event.

Serena named AP Female Athlete of Decade

29 December 2019, 10:39 PM

Tennis superstar Serena Williams was named Female Athlete of the Decade by The Associated Press, as voted on by AP member sports editors and beat writers.

Djokovic adds Adelaide event to Australian Open preparations

5 December 2019, 7:43 AM

World number two Novak Djokovic will play in the inaugural Adelaide International tennis competition in January ahead of his Australian Open title defense, tournament organizers said on Wednesday.

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