WFI and Vinesh Phogat: Is Indian sport seeing its MeToo moment?

“This is just the tip of the iceberg. I’ve had athletes come and confess to me about abuse at the hands of coaches, but they don’t take the next step to file an official complaint,” says Manisha Malhotra, a former tennis international player who now works as the head of sports excellence and scouting at … Read more

Scottish Rugby Union board banned transgender women from competing in contact rugby in the female category of the sport, inclusion, pride, team news, injuries, scores.

The Scottish Rugby Union board banned transgender women from competing in contact rugby in the female category of the sport on Tuesday. The English, Irish and Welsh rugby unions had already opted to allow only people born as women to feature in the female version of the game. Scotland’s rugby chiefs had come in for … Read more

Motionball Marathon of Sport has first winter event at Big White Ski Resort – Okanagan

The Motionball Special Olympics fundraiser has moved to the mountains, adding a winter fundraising event at Big White Ski Resort near Kelowna, B.C., to its roster following the success of its summer event. The Motionball Marathon of Sport has raised more than $1 million over the past decade, and now Derek Fuhr, Kelowna volunteer event … Read more

Match-fixing and corruption rife within the tennis world, dirty sport, ITIA, bribery

Officials are on high alert over corruption in the world of tennis. Picture: Martin Keep/AFP

Tennis has been labelled the dirtiest sport in the world following a global investigation into corruption. Bombshell match-fixing allegations rocked the sport last year when two players were reported to have been offered money to fix matches with one alleged instance occurring during a first-round doubles match at Wimbledon in 2021. The International Tennis Integrity … Read more

John McEnroe says Ash Barty’s retirement ‘hurt the sport’, Iga Swiatek, Australian Open

John McEnroe says Ash Barty hurt the sport

American tennis icon John McEnroe says the Aussie Ash Barty’s decision to hang up the racquet and walk away while she was world No.1 “hurt the sport”. Stream Over 50 Sports Live & On-Demand with Kayo. New to Kayo? Start your free trial now > Barty was on top of the world having won Wimbledon … Read more

Georgia’s dominant national championship win sends clear message to rest of sport: Don’t even think about it

LOS ANGELES — Try to pick the moment when Georgia became the college football standard. Whatever your answer, it sure as hell wasn’t Monday when the No. 1 Bulldogs won their second straight College Football Playoff National Championship and stripped not only their opponent but the rest of the sport of all hope. What else … Read more

Looking to turn chips into a ‘chip, TCU could alter sport with national championship game victory

LOS ANGELES — Johnny Hodges loves his chips. “We’re a team full of chips,” the TCU linebacker said. In Hodges shorthand, that translates to chips on shoulders. A cliché, sure, but an entree into the heart of the No. 3 Horned Frogs. They weren’t meant to be here in the College Football Playoff National Championship. … Read more

Looking to turn chips into a ‘chip, TCU may alter sport with victory in College Football Playoff title game

LOS ANGELES — Johnny Hodges loves his chips. “We’re a team full of chips,” the TCU linebacker said. In Hodges shorthand, that translates to chips on shoulders. A cliché, sure, but an entree into the heart of the No. 3 Horned Frogs. They weren’t meant to be here in the College Football Playoff National Championship. … Read more

Mild weather brings tough start to year for Montreal outdoor winter sport fans

There’s rain and freezing rain in the Montreal forecast this evening and overnight — nothing to improve conditions for lovers of outdoor winter sports. Rain and mild temperatures recently have made it tough for skiing, skating and sledding. “It’s a little bit depressing,” said Matt Graham, a father of two living in Montreal’s NDG neighbourhood. … Read more

Women’s boxing top 30 – Ranking the best fighters in the sport, including Claressa Shields, Amanda Serrano, Katie Taylor and more

They’ll move up and down weight classes, searching for the best possible opponent who can give them the most cachet in terms of financial gains, prestige and overall challenge. Welcome to the world of women’s boxing, where the best fight the best, where title fights are a weekly occurrence and unification bouts are the norm … Read more