Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer bowed out of the sport with final competitive tennis match at the ongoing Laver Cup 2022. The tennis legend bid a farewell to his sports career and said, "It does feel like a celebration to me. I wanted to feel like this at the end, and it is exactly what I hoped for, so thank you."
Experienced hockey midfielder Namita Toppo, who has played more than 150 international matches after making her senior India debut in 2012, announced her retirement. On September 15, Toppo took to social media and decided to retire from her hockey career. The 27-year-old Toppo, hailing from Sundargarh District of Odisha, was part of the Indian team that won bronze and silver medals in the 2014 and 2018 Asian Games respectively.
Australia white-ball skipper Aaron Finch announced his retirement from One-day International (ODI) cricket. The announcement came on September 10, with the third and final match against New Zealand in Cairns being his last ODI game, starting from September 11. Finch's retirement from 50-over international cricket means he will not lead the Kangaroos in the 2023 World Cup next year in India. However, he will play T-20 World Cup.
Former Chief Justice of India NV Ramana appeared in court a day after retiring for his role in securing five acres of property worth Rs250 crore in Hyderabad's Hi-Tech City. The five acres of property in Hyderabad's Hi-Tech City worth Rs250 crore would be utilized for an international arbitration and mediation center. 65 legal professionals have requested the Centre to request an investigation into Ramana's participation in the case.
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N V Ramana, the Chief Justice of India, is retiring on August 26 after a one-year and four-month term. He will be followed by Justice U U Lalit, the Supreme Court's senior-most justice after him. During his tenure, CJI Ramana made ground-breaking judicial and administrative judgments, including an investigation into Pegasus surveillance. While the Chief Justice handled some major cases during his term, some of them are still undergoing… read-more
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Jill Scott, England's great midfielder, has announced her retirement from the game after serving the country. Scott leaves on a high note, having won the Women's Euro 2022 championship as the second-most capped English women's footballer, trailing only Fara Williams, her former colleague. She played in 161 matches for her country,… read-more
Sania Mirza, India's top tennis player, on August 23 said she had withdrawn from the US Open 2022 due to a forearm and elbow injury. "I hurt my forearm/elbow while playing in Canada 2 weeks ago. This isn't ideal and it's terrible timing and it will change some of my retirement plans but I will keep you posted," she stated. The US Open is set to begin on August 29… read-more
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Tennis legend Serena Williams has announced her retirement on August 9, reported Vogue. The 40-year-old has won 73 career singles, 23 career doubles titles. In an emotional post, William who is a mother said, "A lot of people don’t realize that I was two months pregnant when I won the Australian Open in 2017. But I’m turning 41 this month, and something’s got to give." Hence, she announced her retirement.
Deandra Dottin, West Indies all-rounder, announced her retirement from international cricket on August 1, citing the present atmosphere and team environment as the reason for her choice. "Thanks to all for the love and support in my past 14 years of playing cricket for West Indies! I look forward to playing domestic cricket around the… read-more
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Katherine Brunt, an all-rounder for England, revealed her retirement from Test cricket on June 18, after a 17-year, 162-day career. The 36-year-old made her Test debut against New Zealand in 2004 and played her final match in Canberra earlier this year against Meg Lanning's Australia. "I feel like as an athlete there is never an obvious time to step away from doing the thing that you love,” said Brunt.
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