Sport

Tennis ball

Rugby balls (made in the India, used worldwide)
Student newspaper article (2014): student Will Kelleher is a huge rugby fan, and researches who made his favourite ball for his undergraduate dissertation. The company is, to begin with, very helpful but he soon finds their story to be inaccurate. When they read the article he's about to publish, they accuse him of fabricating evidence and warn that publication could have legal repercussions. The newspaper pulls the story. But, there's another option: redaction. Click for more...

Tennis ball

Tennis balls (made in the Philippines, used in the UK)
Newspaper article (2002): it's the first day of the Wimbledon tennis tournament where 48,000 Slazenger tennis balls will be famous for a fortnight. Journalist Fran Abrams traces the origins of these balls, finding that they're made from ingredients sourced from 9 countries, and from the work of people living all over the world. Click for more...