Martina Navratilova
Sports  /  Published 24.06.22

Volley on trans-ban

Tennis great and gay rights trailblazer Martina Navratilova has slammed the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for its lack of leadership on the issue of the inclusion of transgender athletes in sp...
By Reuters in Sydney

Sports  /  Published 17.03.22

Paula Badosa powers past Leylah Fernandez

Paula Badosa, who is seeking to become the first woman to defend the Indian Wells title in over three decades, powered past Leylah Fernandez 6-4, 6-4 to reach the quarter finals on Tuesday while Simon...
By Reuters

Sports  /  Published 16.03.22

Medvedev loses top spot, faces greater concerns

Daniil Medvedev’s reign as the No. 1 men’s tennis player will not last long — at least, not this time. Medvedev, a 26-year-old Russian, took over the top spot for the first time in h...
By Christopher Clarey in Indian Wells

Sports  /  Published 25.01.22

Navratilova slams ‘cowardly’ protest ban

Martina Navratilova said Australian Open organisers were cowardly to prevent fans from wearing shirts bearing messages of support for Chinese doubles player Peng Shuai at the grand slam. After video ...
By Reuters in Melbourne

Sports  /  Published 04.01.22

2022 will be tough for Emma: Martina

Tennis legend Martina Navratilova feels that 2022 will not be an easy one for rising star Emma Raducanu. Briton Raducanu had a fantastic 2021, when she became the first qualifier in history to captur...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 23.10.21

Martina Navratilova takes a dig at PM Modi

Navratilova sought asylum in the US, and moved there at the age of 19 to leave behind the oppressive Communist regime in her home country, the erstwhile Czechoslovakia. As one of the first sportspers...
By Elora Sen in Calcutta

India  /  Published 11.10.21

Martina takes dig at Modi-praise

One Twitter user thanked Navratilova while another referred to the backlash that was activated when singer Rihanna tweeted on the farmers’ protest. Navratilova has been sticking to her Twitter ...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 01.06.21

Serena, Navratilova, Billie Jean stand by Naomi

Tennis requires more than just physical stamina. It’s not just about winning exhausting rallies or making unplayable serves. It is also about making tiring on-court calculations and thinking of ...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 13.01.20

Artefacts track journey of sports & games

From a choth-made indoor game board believed to have been invented in India during the 14th century to a tennis ball signed by Martina Navratilova — collectibles showcasing the country’s evolution...
By Bitan Sikdar in Calcutta


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