How and why economics is taking over sports

Tim Harcourt, UNSW In this series we’re looking at how the economics of sports is doing away with hunches and intuition. Using data and research to evaluate players, strategies... Read more »

Marion Bartoli announces comeback from retirement and targets Miami Open for return

Bartoli’s career was a story of delayed gratification. She came within one match of winning Wimbledon in 2007, when Venus Williams overcame her in the final, and had to wait six... Read more »

Close finish in Penang goes to Rathnakaran

by Edwin Lam Indian IM Rathnakaran (pictured) won the Penang Chess Festival 2017 which tool place from December 4th to the 10th, in Malaysia, ahead of GM Karen Grigoryan... Read more »

Tennis: Positive Kvitova looking forward to a stronger 2018

(Reuters) – Returning to playing tennis again was all Petra Kvitova could have hoped for after being stabbed in the hand last December and the twice Wimbledon champion is glad that... Read more »

The end of an era, but the time is right to move on

Tristan Lavalette in Perth The curtains have closed on Ashes Test cricket at the WACA. After relinquishing the urn following another pummelling in the recently concluded third Test, England will probably... Read more »