THE exclusion of a $462,000 payment to disgraced former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner in an official Australian document has again come into sharp focus.

    THANASI Kokkinakis had the tennis world talking after celebrating his five-set win against Bernard Tomic in bizarre fashion.

    FIFA president Sepp Blatter says he can’t be blamed for the corruption scandal engulfing the organisation, claiming he can’t “monitor” every official.

    FORMER FIFA vice-president Jack Warner has left a jail in Trinidad by ambulance a day after he was charged in the USA corruption case.

    THE Queensland Oaks has been robbed of a major drawcard with Gai Waterhouse’s Bohemian Lily scratched this morning.

    Real Tennis: An Ancient Game at Melbourne’s oldest club

    Jan 20, 2013

    Real tennis display in the MCC Library foyerReal Tennis: An Ancient Game at Melbourne’s oldest club is installed in the MCC Library foyer to celebrate the staging of the biennial Boomerang Cup, the largest real tennis club competition in the world, at the Royal Melbourne Tennis Club from January 12-26, 2013.

    Focused on the literature concerning the game of real tennis from its origins in medieval Europe through to the modern game in Australia, the exhibition also includes the racket of the MCC’s 11-time, and current, world champion Rob Fahey, and tennis balls in various stages of manufacture.

    The display opened in the MCC Library foyer on Boxing Day and can be viewed throughout the summer, with special viewings available this week during the Boomerang Cup.

    Find out more about MCC Real Tennis Section and the 2013 Boomerang Cup.

    A 19th-century description of a real tennis court