Naomi Osaka heads to Melbourne with world at her feet

Tennis Feb 4, 2021

Naomi Osaka heads to Melbourne with world at her feet

Australian Open favorite Naomi Osaka heads to Melbourne seeking a fourth Grand Slam title to further fuel her ascent toward the top of the women’s game on court and amplify her voice off it. The Japanese star won the last major of 2020 in New ...

Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams to join exhibition in Australia

Tennis Jan 9, 2021

Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams to join exhibition in Australia

Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams will join Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic in an Australian Open warmup exhibition in Adelaide after serving their quarantines in the South Australian city, Tennis Australia (TA) said on Saturday. The "A Day at the Drive" event will take place ...

WADA finds no link between therapeutic exemptions, Olympic medals

Olympics May 22, 2020

WADA finds no link between therapeutic exemptions, Olympic medals

There's no meaningful link between an athlete having a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) and winning an Olympic medal, a study unveiled Thursday by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) found. U.S. tennis stars Serena and Venus Williams and reigning Olympic and world all-around gymnastics champion Simone ...