Home / Tag Archives: court

Tag Archives: court

Jared Donaldson: World number 51 confronts umpire on court after wrong decision

World number 51 Jared Donaldson confronted an umpire after disagreeing with a call made in his first-round defeat at the Monte Carlo Masters. While 6-3 3-2 down to Albert Ramos-Vinolas, the 21-year-old American became outraged when a serve by the ...

Read More »

Stokes 'raring to go' for England as court date set

England all-rounder Ben Stokes is “raring to go” after being made available for selection again, says head coach Trevor Bayliss. The 26-year-old has been charged with affray after an incident outside a Bristol nightclub in September. The hearing is at ...

Read More »

Australian Open 2018: Laura Robson suggests renaming Margaret Court Arena

Britain’s Laura Robson has suggested that Margaret Court Arena at the Australian Open should be renamed. Australian Court, whose 24 Grand Slam singles titles is a record, opposes same-sex marriage. The 75-year-old is an 11-time winner of the Australian Open, ...

Read More »

Australian Open: Johanna Konta's views 'don't align' with Margaret Court

2018 Australian Open Dates: 15-28 January Venue: Melbourne Park Coverage: Watch highlights on BBC Two, the BBC Sport website and app. Live commentary on the best matches on BBC Radio 5 live, 5 live sports extra and online. British number ...

Read More »

Australian Open: Johanna Konta's views 'don't align' with Margaret Court

2018 Australian Open Dates: 15-28 January Venue: Melbourne Park Coverage: Watch highlights on BBC Two, the BBC Sport website and app. Live commentary on the best matches on BBC Radio 5 live, 5 live sports extra and online. British number ...

Read More »

Australian Open 2018: Billie Jean King wants Margaret Court Arena renamed

The Australian Open’s Margaret Court Arena should be renamed because of the 11-time champion’s “derogatory” views on sexuality, says Billie Jean King. Court, who holds the record for winning most Grand Slam singles titles at 24, is an opponent of ...

Read More »

Australian Open 2018: Billie Jean King wants Margaret Court Arena renamed

The Australian Open’s Margaret Court Arena should be renamed because of the 11-time champion’s “derogatory” views on sexuality, says Billie Jean King. Court, who holds the record for winning most Grand Slam singles titles at 24, is an opponent of ...

Read More »

Frankie Fredericks charged with corruption by French court

Four-time Olympic silver medallist Frankie Fredericks has been charged with money laundering and corruption by the French authorities. The charges were brought by a judge who is investigating allegations of vote-buying in international sport. Fredericks, 50, was accused of accepting ...

Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo appears in court on tax charges

Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has arrived at a Spanish court amid allegations he evaded millions in tax. Prosecutors accuse Ronaldo, reported to be the world’s highest paid athlete, of evading €14.7m ($ 17.3m; £13.1m) in tax since 2010. The Real Madrid ...

Read More »

Margaret Court: Tennis legend accuses 'US gay lobby' of conspiracy

Tennis great Margaret Court believes there is a “conspiracy” from the “US gay lobby” to strip her name from one of the Australian Open stadiums. The 74-year-old has been criticised for her beliefs on same-sex marriage, with 18-time Grand Slam ...

Read More »