Rob Cole

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Tennis Could Have a Much Bigger Problem than Match-Fixing

Here’s what the BuzzFeed News/BBC investigation left out.<p>The Australian Open is known as the Happy Slam, which is a reflection of the tournament’s popularity among players. But this year’s Australian has been anything but joyous: just as the tournament was getting underway Monday in Melbourne, …

Wilson Launches Three Technological Tools For Any Tennis Player

A look at the new Kaos shoes from Wilson<p>In recent months, Wilson has been making some serious moves in the realm of sports tech, adding an increased …

Carbon Fiber

Road to Pro – Tennis Swing Training System

Editor's Rating<p>4.8?<p>Discovered on 2016-02-27<p>Fix common problems of tennis swings by applying the Tennis Swing Trainer on the arms to touch the body at …

Listen As Apple's Newest App Improves This Musician's Songs

For many of us, our smartphones double as a notebook—a place to jot down ideas to return to later. Musicians have a tough time of this, though, since …

The Sun Never Sets: On Roger Federer, Endings, and Wimbledon

Early on in Adam Roberts’s 2014 meta-sci-fi submarine-disaster novel, <i>Twenty Trillion Leagues Under the Sea</i>, a French nuclear sub called the <i>Plongeur</i> …

17 Satisfying Moments In Every Tennis Player's Life

Game, set, match.

Rafael Nadal’s Long Road Back

There is one persistent question that has surrounded Rafael Nadal since his rise to the upper echelon of men’s tennis: How long will his body allow …

Tennis

Shadow World of Israel's Palestinian Informants Spawns Three Acclaimed Films

It’s been a decade since suicide bombs exploded inside Israel with anything approaching regular frequency. Attacks on Israeli soldiers remain rare …

What will happen to global warming when we get the next big El Niño?

I'd like to declare a new season.<p>The back end of January is now the traditional time when we find out that the year we just had was one of the hottest on record.<p>I've no idea what we'd call this season, but it's upon us once again and it's becoming repetitive. It's been going on for a decade or more.<p>…

Sri Lanka: a country ruled as a family business by four brothers

The four Rajapaksa brothers rule Sri Lanka, with President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the top<p><b>Sri Lanka</b> is a country ruled by four brothers who have turned their country’s government into a family business. At the apex sits President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who won office in 2005 and was re-elected in 2010 …

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The Most Dangerous Countries for Tourists, in Maps

The recent assaults in Brazil and India have raised questions about those countries' safety records. Here are the places where travelers should actually be wary.<p>It's been an alarming past few weeks for fans of international travel.<p>In March, a Swiss woman was gang-raped while she was camped out in a …

100 Websites You Should Know and Use (updated!)

In the spring of 2007, Julius Wiedemann, editor in charge at Taschen GmbH, gave a legendary TED University talk: an ultra-fast-moving ride through …

Arctic change reverberates around globe, experts say

Most of the sea ice that forms each fall and winter in the Arctic now melts each spring and summer, a recent change that is impacting global patterns of weather and trade as well as the U.S. military's strategic planning, experts told reporters during a briefing Tuesday.<p>"There are tremendous …

A sensitive matter

OVER the past 15 years air temperatures at the Earth’s surface have been flat while greenhouse-gas emissions have continued to soar. The world added …

Apocalypse perhaps a little later

IT MAY come as a surprise to a walrus wondering where all the Arctic’s summer sea ice has gone. It could be news to a Staten Islander still coming to …

Good news we must use

APOCALYPTIC temperature rises in the very near future may be less likely but policy makers still need to do more, say our correspondents<p>Latest stories<p>…