An Argument About Naomi Osaka's New Rule

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An Argument About Naomi Osaka's New Rule

Tennis star Naomi Osaka has made headlines around the world, after announcing her refusing to carry out post-match press conferences, for her own mental health. It's a decision that's left the tennis world divided. Is this a case of one athlete securing themselves an unfair advantage? Or is it opening up a conversation about the relationship between the role of the media and the emotional wellbeing of elite athletes?

Plus, if you’re the leader of a Covid-ravaged nation and the sound of people saying you’re terrible at your job is getting about distracting them with a little wedding? Welcome to Boris Johnson’s weekend nuptials.

And, A listener dilemma about a seemingly unbridgeable friendship gap.

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Hosts: Mia Freedman, Holly Wainwright and Jessie Stephens

Producer: Emma Gillespie 

Executive Producer: Elissa Ratliff


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