2024 Rafael Nadal: A Strong Return Or Retirement? | First Sports with Rupha Ramani

January 1, 2024 Show Host: Rupha Ramani

2024 Rafael Nadal: A Strong Return Or Retirement? | First Sports with Rupha Ramani Rafael Nadal has returned to the courts after almost a year of injury. The 37-year-old Spaniard last played at the Australian Open 2023. Nadal's journey has not been easy. He has lost out more to injuries than his opponents and the toll of these injuries has compounded on him. He's ready for a comeback, but is he Grand Slam-ready? Will 2024 be his year of return or will the younger generation led by Novak Djokovic wear him down? Rupha Ramani decodes.

Legendary UFC Fighter McGregor Returns Against Michael Chandler | First Sports With Rupha Ramani

January 2, 2024 Show Host: Rupha Ramani

Legendary UFC Fighter McGregor Returns Against Michael Chandler | First Sports With Rupha Ramani The UFC is seeing a return of one of its more popular fighters. Legendary UFC fighter Conor McGregor will be up against Michael Chandler in the middleweight category. And the war of words and trash-talking have already begun. Rupha Ramani tells you what this means for MMA as a sport and how are the fans reacting. Watch.

South Africa To Send "Weaker" Squad For NZ Tour, Steve Waugh Angry | First Sports With Rupha Ramani

January 2, 2024 Show Host: Rupha Ramani

South Africa To Send "Weaker" Squad For NZ Tour, Steve Waugh Angry | First Sports With Rupha Ramani A debutant captain and a squad with 7 uncapped players. This is South Africa's squad for their upcoming tour of New Zealand. After a mammoth win over world no. 1 test team India, South Africa's decision to send a "weaker" squad to New Zealand came as a shock. The decision has angered cricketing legends like Steve Waugh. What is the reason behind this? Is this a warning sign for international cricket and bilateral ties? Rupha Ramani explains.