When the WTA Finals take place in Singapore, it'll be the first time it will be held in Asia. Southern Asia tennis talent is thin on the ground, but local associations are working to improve the development of up-and-coming players.
Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai has returned to Pakistan for the first time since she was shot by the Taliban in 2012. DW examines why Malala – loved around the world – is not so popular in her home country.
Rights activists have condemned a recent visit to North Korea by the Olympic Committee president as a sign that the international community is willing to overlook human rights abuses for the sake of dialogue.
The former world number one will make her comeback this month after birth of her first child. The 36-year-old will take on the reigning French Open champion.
Pakistan has conferred the country's highest civilian award on Asma Jahangir, the human rights icon who died in February. DW talks to Pakistani women who are continuing Jahangir's legacy in a male-dominated society.
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