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Follow The Tours Tennis Podcast E23

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๐ŸŒŸKaren Self and Ren Soni discuss all things WTA ranging from the serious to the silly and the sublime:๐ŸŒŸ

The serious:
๐Ÿ—ฃ The WTA’s courageous withdrawal from China in support of Peng Shuai, the possibility of a Winter Olympics boycott, and the future for sports globalization.

The silly:
๐Ÿฅณ Some light-hearted Christmas cheer as we announce our alternate end of year awards from best karaoke singer to fastest bun tier.

The sublime:
๐ŸŽพ The actual end of year … Read the rest

Follow The Tours Tennis Podcast E21

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๐ŸŒŸ Karen Self and Ren Soni discuss: ๐ŸŒŸ

๐ŸŽพ The latest concerning Peng Shuai: her ‘reappearance’, the IOC’s involvement, hidden agendas and why comparisons with the Alexander Zverev case are unhelpful;

๐ŸŽพ Novak Djokovic on challenging the status quo and fighting for better redistribution of prize money;

๐ŸŽพ As new rules on toilet breaks for players are introduced – don’t fans need toilet breaks too?!

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Follow The Tours Tennis Podcast E20

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๐ŸŒŸ Another hard-hitting episode in which Karen Self and Ren Soni discuss: ๐ŸŒŸ

๐ŸŽพ The murky relationship between tennis and betting.

๐ŸŽพ Controlling fan behaviour – who umpires the umpire?

๐ŸŽพ The welfare of Chinese player Peng Shuai and the ethics of sports globalization.

๐ŸŽพ USA gymnastics – a cautionary tale for parents of aspiring athletes.

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