Latest Racquet sports Stories

2009-02-16 17:56:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Shareth Kamal Achanta (Kamal), one of the world's top international table tennis champions, has agreed to an exclusive endorsement contract with Chicago-based Killerspin.

2009-01-27 05:30:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Beach Tennis USA(R) (BTUSA), the organization responsible for launching the sport of beach tennis in North America, today announced it will host a beach tennis exhibition at the site of Super Bowl XLIII.

2006-03-13 20:25:00

The feathers of the badminton world are being ruffled by the threat of bird flu.

2005-09-10 09:25:00

Moon tennis is going to differ from Earth tennis in many ways. For example: In the Moon's lower gravity, only 1/6th Earth's, lobs will fly six times higher and hang six times longer. Thirsty? Hit a lob. While it's in flight you can go get a drink of water.

Word of the Day
  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
The origin of the word 'gawf' is obscure, but may come from the phrase 'go for more'.