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Precursors of K-pop: Korea’s National Dance Company astonishes Sadler’s Wells, 1977

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Alan Road reported on the return visit to Britain of the ‘graceful dancers of Korea’, having been a big hit in 1972 (‘East Side Story: Korea Brings on the Dancing Girls’, 4 September 1977) in an early example of its s...

Martha Wells continues run of female Hugo award winners

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The Hugo awards for science fiction and fantasy have been dominated once again by women, with American writer Martha Wells taking the top prize for best novel. Wells took two accolades at what is considered the most p...

How Ida B Wells became the last hope for 12 wrongly convicted Black men

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Throughout the Red Summer of 1919 and beyond, no journalist did more to chronicle the lynchings and other forms of terror inflicted on Black people than Ida B Wells-Barnett. From East St Louis, Illinois, to Elaine, A...

Sadler’s Wells to open hip-hop academy at new east London venue

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One of the world’s most renowned dance institutions is to offer a two-year intensive training course to aspiring hip-hop artists, covering performing arts, graffiti and DJing. Sadler’s Wells plans to open a hip-hop ac...

Indian Wells champion Cameron Norrie lost tennis shoes before final

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Cameron Norrie has revealed that his tennis shoes were taken from his locker overnight before he contested his final at the BNP Paribas Open, forcing him to play the biggest match of his life with brand new shoes. “I ...

Cameron Norrie claims biggest win of his career to collect Indian Wells title

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After an imperious breakthrough week at the BNP Paribas Open in which the heightened stakes of each new round brought out a greater level of play from Cameron Norrie, the best men’s tennis player in Great Britain took...

Rising star Badosa aims to upset resurgent Azarenka at Indian Wells

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After two volatile, unpredictable weeks of this experimental autumn Indian Wells, a worthy final in the women’s draw will see another resurgence from a former dominant champion in Victoria Azarenka while a younger, eq...

Cameron Norrie sweeps Grigor Dimitrov aside to reach Indian Wells final

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For the first time in the history of the ATP, all semi-finalists in a Masters 1000 tournament were ranked outside the top 25 as the final four men’s players took to Stadium Court at the BNP Paribas Open on Saturday. O...

Norrie thrashes Schwartzman to book Indian Wells semi-final spot

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Having already produced one of the best results of his career so far across a brilliant week at the BNP Paribas Open, Cameron Norrie took a further step forward in his progression as he rose to the occasion in one of ...

Alexander Zverev sees off Andy Murray to reach Indian Wells fourth round

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In the build-up to his first Masters 1000 match against a top-five player in five years, Andy Murray had made his intentions clear. While Alexander Zverev, one of the most in-form players right now, was the overwhelmi...

Dan Evans squanders strong position as he crashes out in Indian Wells

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Dan Evans crashed out of the BNP Paribas Open after he let slip a set and a break lead against Diego Schwartzman, the world No 15. Evans lost the final 10 games as he was defeated 5-7, 6-4, 6-0 in the third round in I...

Andy Murray battles back to beat Carlos Alcarez at Indian Wells

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Andy Murray showed he is not ready to surrender to his sport’s next generation after battling past Carlos Alcaraz in the second round of the BNP Paribas Masters in Indian Wells. Murray has tipped the precocious 18-yea...

Andy Murray celebrates wedding ring’s return with crushing Indian Wells win

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Andy Murray, reunited with his wedding ring, played some of his best tennis as he beat Adrian Mannarino in their first-round match at Indian Wells. The former world No 1 had left his ring tied to shoes which he put ou...

Man admits 1987 killings of two women in Tunbridge Wells

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A 67-year-old man has admitted responsibility for the killings of two women more than three decades ago, marking a significant development in one of the UK’s longest unsolved homicide cases. David Fuller admitted kill...

Emma Raducanu assisted by former British No 1 Jeremy Bates at Indian Wells

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Emma Raducanu will be assisted by the former British men’s No 1 Jeremy Bates when her campaign at Indian Wells begins later this week. The new US Open champion, who ended her partnership with coach Andrew Richardson a...

Emma Raducanu to make tennis return at BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells

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Emma Raducanu, the US Open champion, will make her return to the tennis tour at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells next week. Raducanu had been mulling over where to make her first appearance since her stunning US O...