Tennis stops play

February 19, 2009

Broadcasting & Media

Source: http://uk.reuters.com/article/oddlyEnoughNews/idUKTRE50S3JU20090129?feedType=RSS&feedName=oddlyEnoughNews

Continuing the television theme, Reuters also reports that: Serbia’s parliament stopped work for two hours Thursday in protest at a decision by state television (RTS) to broadcast the semi-finals of the Australian Open tennis match instead of the latest episode of the legislative session. Apparently, this decision prompted the heads of the main parties, used to having their daily deliberations broadcast live, to stop work for the third time since the start of the tournament until television coverage resumed.

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Associate Professor in Sports Law, Staffordshire University; British Gymnastics Senior Coach

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