In Good Conscience

In Good Conscience: Cook calls time, Federer and Woods fight it

Even with so much sports science and nutrition, and the money to pay for them, the sporting greats still have to face the inevitability of the body clock winding down.

This week - shock, horror - Roger Federer's campaign came to an abrupt end at the US Open against an Australian the 37-year-old had recently mentored and used as a practice partner.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 08, 2018, with the headline 'Cook calls time, Federer and Woods fight it'. Print Edition | Subscribe