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Mike Newell - The Last Days of Roger Federer - The O’Donoghue - Pucked


From Four Weddings and A Funeral to Into The West, Mike Newell's films have launched careers and won awards worldwide - Writer Geoff Dyer on his new book The Last Days of Roger Federer - The O’Donoghue: Bernard O’Donoghue's poetry - Cathal Ryan’s first play Pucked is the story of a young hurler and his arch nemesis.


27 Jun 2022

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The Last Days of Roger Federer – And Other Endings

Beyond the Page: The Best of the Sun Valley Writers’ Conference

When artists and athletes age, what happens to their work? Does it ripen or rot? As our bodies decay, how – and why – do we keep going? In this episode, John Burnham Schwartz sits down with the ever-original and wittily ironic GEOFF DYER to discuss the author's own encounter with late middle age against the backdrop of the last days and last works of writers, painters, footballers, musicians, and tennis stars who’ve mattered to him throughout his life.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


17 May 2022

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EP 12: Special Guest! Christopher Clarey, New York Times tennis writer, talks about 'The Master,' Roger Federer

Live from the Book Shop: John Updike's Ghost

This week, we're joined by local Christopher Clarey, who will be talking about his book about tennis great Roger Federer, "The Master," at the upcoming Newburyport Literary Festival. Hear about how he decided to write the book, what it's like covering sports in the age of social media, what Roger Federer is really like ("the most interesting thing about him is that he's interested"), and what he thinks about "King Richard," having such an up-close view of the Williams sisters and their father. Along the way, we talk about other great sports books ("Barbarian Days"!) and how you organize a book that could have been 1,000 pages long.


13 Apr 2022

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Hamish McLachlan on Life Lessons from Kobe Bryant & Roger Federer and Shares His Dream Broadcasting Gig


This week’s guest on the Little Fish Podcast grew up on a sheep farm in SA, riding to school on horseback … fast forward years later to interviewing and rubbing shoulders with the likes of Kobe Bryant, Roger Federer, Wayne Gretski and countless others!  He hosts the biggest sporting events on the planet and arguably sits at the very pinnacle of Australia’s sports broadcasting … welcome Hamish McLachlan. . WATCH ON YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCB8ebahuOX20nLt0zbZiHsg . FOLLOW LITTLE FISH PODCAST: INSTAGRAM | https://www.instagram.com/littlefishpod TWITTER | https://twitter.com/littlefishpod_ TIKTOK | https://www.tiktok.com/@littlefishpod FACEBOOK | https://www.facebook.com/littlefish.podcast LINKEDIN | https://www.linkedin.com/company/little-fish-podcast/ WEBSITE | https://www.littlefishpodcast.com . FOLLOW PETER KELLY: INSTAGRAM | https://www.instagram.com/peterkellyofficial/ . FOLLOW DAN REILLY: INSTAGRAM | https://www.instagram.com/foreman_danreilly/ . LITTLE FISH PODCAST: Peter Kelly, Dan Reilly and Ben Drohan. Property, construction, business, mindset and life. . New episode every Wednesday. . #littlefish #podcast

1hr 12mins

1 Mar 2022

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Episode 170: Christopher Clarey on Tennis and the Masterful Roger Federer

TrapDraw Podcast – No Laying Up

In today's episode Randy speaks with writer/author Christopher Clarey of the New York Times and International Herald Tribune about the state of tennis heading into the year's first major, the Australian Open. The two then chat about the Christopher's wonderful biography of Roger Federer entitled, "The Master: The Long Run and Beautiful Game of Roger Federer." Enjoy!(Note: this conversation was recorded before the Novak Djokovic situation entirely played out, so you won't get commentary specific to that)

1hr 24mins

18 Jan 2022

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Roger Federer v Feliciano Lopez – 2007 US Open R4

That Federer Match

Under lights and all in black, Roger Federer came from a set down to defeat an inspired Feliciano Lopez in four (and in less than two hours).Featuring a fast court, flick backhand passes and explosive serve-and-volley play, step back in time and enjoy the best match of the final major featuring Peak Federer (TM).


3 Jan 2022

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THE LONG GAME: Christopher Clarey on Roger Federer

Life Sentences Podcast

What is the secret to Roger Federer’s dominance of tennis?   NYT Sporstwriter and biographer Christopher Clarey has had  unparalleled access to the player over twenty years and seen is development from gifted but temperamental teenager to global elite athlete, as he documents in The Master: The Brilliant Career of Roger Federer. In the course of this conversation Clarey talks about the behind the scenes coaches who have  helped sharpen Federer’s reflexes and strategy, about Federer’s temperament, his closest inner circle, his rivals Nadal and Djokovic,  and reflects on how a written sports biography compares with increasingly popular sports screen documentaries.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


16 Sep 2021

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Embracing each moment like Roger Federer: Christopher Clarey

Life Lessons: From Sport and Beyond

What lessons can we take from the approach, attitude and outlook of Roger Federer? Helping me answer that question is Christopher Clarey – arguably the top tennis journalist in the world, who writes for the New York Times. Chris has written a book called ‘the Master – the Brilliant career of Roger Federer’, which has rocketed to the top of the bestsellers list. Federer is not playing at this year’s US Open because of knee surgery – and there are question marks as to whether we will ever see him on court at one of the major’s again. And while he may soon be overtaken by Novak Djokovic on the all-time Grand Slam winners list, you could still argue that no one has had such a big impact on the game as Roger Federer. In this episode we talk about what anyone can learn from the Swiss maestro – and Chris shares many stories to illustrate Federer's lessons – including around treating people with empathy and authenticity, taking care of your own business, planning spontaneity and time to recharge - and choosing to let go of disappointment and resentment. We also talk about what traits Federer took from his parents Robert and Lynette – and how they helped nurture his talent. And crucially, how Roger has a rare ability to treat all moments somewhat equally. Whether it is playing on centre court or doing some of the less enjoyable parts of the job – Roger relishes it, and that is something we can certainly all learn from. ** Follow me: on instagram https://www.instagram.com/simonmundie/ on twitter https://twitter.com/simonmundie And for the 'Mundie on Monday' newsletter - featuring three of the best Life Lessons from three years and more than 150 of these interviews - head to simonmundie.com **additional production by Frank McWeeny** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


6 Sep 2021

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Roger Federer Author Chris Clarey.

ML Sports Platter

00:00-30:00:Chris Clarey stops by to chat about his bio on Roger Federer, Fed's legacy, his battles with the Joker and Nadal, when the brand really took off, when the finish line will arrive and more!


27 Aug 2021

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TFP 213: Christopher Clarey - The Long Run and Beautiful Game of Roger Federer

The Tennis Files Podcast

On Episode 213 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with New York Times correspondent and author Christopher Clarey about his new book: “The Master: The Long Run and Beautiful Game of Roger Federer.”Chris is a top international sportswriter and has been a New York Times correspondent for over 25 years. He has covered Roger Federer since the beginning of the Swiss Maestro’s professional career and has interviewed him exclusively more than any other journalist since Federer’s rise to prominence. Chris has just published a new book, “The Master: The Long Run and Beautiful Game of Roger Federer,” this week. It focuses on the pivotal people, places, and moments in Federer's long and rich career and features hundreds of perspectives from him and the many people he played, trained, and interacted with since his early days in tennis.I was fortunate enough to read an advanced copy of Chris’s book and have thoroughly enjoyed its detailed insights, entertaining stories, unique humor, and the many teachable principles that we can all integrate into our tennis games and our lives. As a result, I very highly recommend that you pick up a copy of “The Master: The Long Run and Beautiful Game of Roger Federer” here. On the show, you’ll learn the critical decisions that Federer made from a young age which shaped his legendary career, the influence of coaches Peter Carter and fitness trainer Pierre Paganini on Federer’s game and fitness, how working with a sports psychology took his results to the next level, how he manages to live in the present, funny stories about Federer’s mischievous other half, and much more!I hope you enjoy my interview with Chris! Let us know what you think about this episode in the comments below!And be sure to subscribe to Tennis Files to receive the latest tennis content to improve your game straight to your inbox!LINKSThe Master: The Long Run and Beautiful Game of Roger FedererChris’s Twitter Page Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 4mins

25 Aug 2021