Sporting Life: Heroes in dresses light up super Sunday with speed and skill

Most sport is a form of dance, built of traditional sequences of steps and original choreography where partners often never touch till the end. To shake hands.

Cricket bowlers can make batsmen hop and footballers produce extended side-stepping solos. Tennis folk tend to go sideways while gymnastic vaulters count steps, sprint and hit springboards with a perfect aesthetic arithmetic.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 07, 2018, with the headline 'Heroes in dresses light up super Sunday with speed and skill'. Print Edition | Subscribe