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(Reuters) - Tennis has sought to lead the way on the equality front over the past 20 years by giving men and woman the same prize money and billing in big tournaments - but a glance at the players' boxes tells a different story, with male coaches reigning supreme.
LONDON (Reuters) - Few subjects animate tennis aficionados quite like the "greatest of all time" debate, but there is a consensus that Rod Laver's 1969 calendar year grand slam remains a yardstick for the modern game.
OLYMPIA FIELDS, Illinois (Reuters) - Newly crowned women's world number one Ryu So-yeon is living the dream and hoping to give herself a major birthday present at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship starting Thursday.
(Reuters) - John McEnroe on Wednesday said he regretted recently saying Serena Williams would be ranked "like 700 in the world" if she had to play on the men's circuit and said he was surprised by the controversy his comments ignited.
OLYMPIA FIELDS, Illinois (Reuters) - Women's alpine skiing champion Lindsey Vonn would like to race against men, she said on Wednesday at the Women’s Leadership Summit at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship.
(Reuters) - The U.S. 2020 Olympic athletics trials will be held in the Los Angeles area, with Mt. San Antonio College (Mt. SAC) in Walnut, California, hosting the 10-day event, USA Track & Field (USATF) announced on Wednesday.
DUESSELDORF, Germany (Reuters) - Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong on Wednesday hit out at Tour de France organizers for not inviting former champion Jan Ullrich, who admitted to doping, to the start of the race in his native Germany.
DUESSELDORF, Germany (Reuters) - Chris Froome, who is targeting a fourth Tour de France title, has warned that despite under-par recent performances, he is fresher than ever as he embarks on another three weeks on the road.
SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - A wine industry businessman and financial manager was sentenced to four years in prison on Wednesday for defrauding millions of dollars from former National Basketball Association star Tim Duncan.
OSTRAVA, Czech Republic (Reuters) - South African Wayde van Niekerk broke the 300 metres world record at the Ostrava Golden Spike on Wednesday, rubbing Michael Johnson out of the record books for the second time in less than a year.
LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One's governing body is to re-examine Sunday's Azerbaijan Grand Prix collision between Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton and could take further action, the FIA said on Wednesday.
(Reuters) - Two-time NBA Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry, one of the best shooters in basketball history, will get to see how he stacks up against professional golfers after receiving a sponsor exemption into the Web.com Tour's Ellie Mae Classic.
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - The reclusive former head of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) has called the FIFA ethics report "inconclusive" and asserted that he is safe in Brazil despite a U.S. indictment against him.
(Reuters) - Three-time Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic beat Canadian Vasek Pospisil 6-4 6-3 in his first grasscourt match of the season on Wednesday to reach the third round at the Aegon International in Eastbourne.