dam asks; Should ultimate sports success excuse poor behaviour, If you were to shun a sports person for conduct and attitude in 2017, who would it be? A few other gems worth considering.
Hamish Neal on why two years may have not been enough for Maria Sharapova.
Cheating. What is it and how do we police it? Robbo takes through a few of the issues and highlights the differences between some sports. This is a topic worthy of much discussion.
All the Sporting results that matter.
All the weekend scores and results you may have missed
Evocative summer words and image from Kate Birrell.
Hamish Neal serves up his thoughts on the Laver Cup
The angst of a youthful loss is not lost on Dips
A beauty from Glen Natalier; memories of tennis in the Lockyer Valley [One of the kids in the photograph c1948 is Cecil Logan, my (late) uncle. He was as big a character as Uncle Stan. Glen Natalier, is a former teaching colleague of mine – he grew up on the farm just up the road from my grandparents’ spud and watermelon farm. You haven’t played tennis until you’ve played on antbed – JTH]
Keep up to date with this weekend’s Alamanc Sporting Weekend Wrap
Almanac Tennis: Can we compare the tennis greats of today to the legends of yesterday? Two different views by Philip Mendes and Lucas Lewit-Mendes
Should you compare players across eras? Philip says no, Lucas says yes. Who is right?
As the 2016 Australian Open gathers steam, what is going on with our young Aussie tennis stars and why does tennis seem to excel at dummy spits?
Tribute to Lleyton Hewitt, as Ross Green recalls his own personal intersection with so many gritty Hewitt moments.[Ripper piece – Ed]
Crio sends us this timely link to a previous story on Tennis corruption
da mcdonell presents a unique sporting challenge for 2016.
Sports management guru da mcdonell can fix anything. Here he explains some of the project players he has on his books.
Sit back and make yourself comfortable. Peter Warrington has an idea to share. And he’s made a magnificent start, with an account of the cultural and sporting events of January 1933 as reported by the Sydney Morning Herald [A mighty effort – Ed].
Phil Smyth takes the “Big Week in Sport” to another level, with his team of the week. (A clever idea – Ed.)