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Emma Raducanu wanted to front campaign to make tennis courts free for all children

Emma Raducanu is wanted as the face of a campaign to make every public tennis court in the country free to use for children and low-income families. Tony Hawks, the comedian and author who co-founded the charity Tennis for Free, told Telegraph Sport that Britain's teenage phenomenon would be the perfect ambassador in his quest to convince the Government and local authorities to open up otherwise underused facilities.

Derby County poised to go into administration, risking a 21-point deduction

Derby face the prospect of being deducted up to 21 points after announcing they are set to go into administration. Wayne Rooney will take charge of the club’s Championship fixture against Stoke City at Pride Park on Saturday with the backdrop of uncertainty this season as a result of their dire financial problems.

RFU makes U-turn and reinstates full-time sevens programme

The Rugby Football Union has performed a U-turn and will reinstate its full-time sevens programme for the start of the 2022 World Series, more than two years after plummeting players and the future of the sport into a state of uncertainty. A process which began in early 2019 began with...

'We haven’t got enough': Gareth Southgate looks to add more women after challenge from daughter

Gareth Southgate admitted he needs more women in his England backroom staff, as he became the latest sporting leader to hail the "absolutely remarkable" Emma Raducanu. The national team manager, appearing as a guest at the Royal Television Society in Cambridge, said his daughter, Mia, had taken him to task over a perceived lack of female recruitment at the Football Association. Southgate acknowledged just three of his staff of 40 with direct involvement in the England team were women.

Michael Schumacher Netflix documentary: three things we learnt, and one thing we did not

Netflix’s long-awaited documentary Michael Schumacher finally drops today, allowing F1 fans the chance to see for themselves what all the fuss has been about. No doubt it will get people talking. The seven-time world champion may not have been seen in public for nearly eight years, his condition remains unclear following the skiing accident in December 2013 that left him in a coma for six months, but he still exerts a powerful hold over the sport.