Sporting Life

As young stars take over sport, the old try and resist

This is the time of (clockwise from top left) Kylian Mbappe, 22, Emma Raducanu, 18, Giannis Antetokounmpo, 26, and Max Verstappen, 23.PHOTOS: EPA-EFE, REUTERS, GIANNIS_AN34/INSTAGRAM, AFP

His hips are 78 years old but Mick Jagger can still dance. Keith Richards is a 77-year-old grandad but can still play a mean guitar. On Sunday, undaunted by age, their legendary group started its No Filter tour across America. These old stones keep rolling on.

Musicians rarely retire and writers stay for a lifetime, but sport is a crueller land. You can't just hang around, you get overtaken, dropped and gradually forgotten.

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