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(Reuters) - Andy Murray thinks the Australian Open should consider removing Margaret Court's name from the arena at Melbourne Park as he says the multiple Grand Slam champion's values are at odds with what tennis stands for.
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - The question of trans athletes participating in women's sports has become an explosive issue in recent years and reports that World Rugby might soon ban it on safety grounds looks set to intensify an already fractious debate in New Zealand.
LONDON (Reuters) - Formula E launched an esports 'Race at Home Challenge' series on Wednesday involving regular race drivers and gamers in the absence of any real track action due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - The fairness of transgender athletes competing in women's sports will be under the microscope in Australia on Sunday when New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard continues her bid to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics.
(Reuters) - World Rugby has said it will review its policies for transgender participation in women's rugby, following a meeting of independent experts in London this week.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Tennis greats Martina Navratilova and John McEnroe have apologised for a breach of "protocol" at the Australian Open after being taken to task by tournament organisers for an on-court protest against Margaret Court.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Tennis greats Martina Navratilova and John McEnroe called for Margaret Court's name to be stripped from the Australian Open's second showcourt in a protest at the stadium that drew a frosty response from tournament organisers on Tuesday.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - John McEnroe mocked Australian Margaret Court as the 'crazy aunt' of tennis on Monday and said he hoped Serena Williams could beat the 77-year-old's record of winning 24 Grand Slam singles titles.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australian tennis great Margaret Court has launched a tirade against transgender athletes and called the teaching of LGBTI materials at schools the work of the "devil" in a fiery sermon at her Perth church.