among the top athletes nominated for a 2017 ESPY Award are LeBron James, Serena Williams, Simone Biles and Tom Brady. The complete list of nominees for the sports award show was published on Wednesday... Source: Wochit Headline News -
Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli is the sole sportsperson from the country to feature among the worlds 100 highest paid athletes in the latest Forbes list topped by soccer star Cristiano.. Deccan Herald
Swiss 30th seed Timea Bacsinszky reached the French Open semifinals for the second time on Tuesday and will meet Latvian teenager Jelena Ostapenko for a shot at the title.
Bacsinszky downed French.. Deccan Herald
John McEnroe claimed Margaret Court was taking tennis back to "the dark ages" with her controversial and sustained outbursts over homosexuality.
The 58-year-old American legend also included Ilie.. DNA
Rafael Nadal returned to Roland Garros after his birthday celebrations and showed no signs of slowing up, railroading compatriot Roberto Bautista Agut 6-1 6-2 6-2 in the fourth round on Sunday. In yet.. DNA
At six months pregnant, Serena Williams is refusing to let her baby bump get in the way of forehands or backhands -- she is still working out and playing tennis to retain her touch, her long-time coach.. DNA
Third seed Stanislas Wawrinka, the 2015 French Open champion, will be hoping his good claycourt form will spill over into the first round when he takes on rank outsider Jozef Kovalik of Slovakia on.. DNA
Former Bengal and East Zone all-rounder Tapan Jyoti Banerjee passed away on Monday at a hospital here after a prolonged spell of illness, the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) said.
Banerjee was.. Mid-Day
Kerber, who ended Serena Williams' stay atop the WTA rankings last year, was gone from Roland Garros by lunchtime on Day 1, putting up little resistance while being beaten 6-2, 6-2 by 40th-ranked.. DNA
Serena Williams may be missing from this year's French Open, but big sister Venus is still going strong and marks her Roland Garros 20th anniversary on Sunday.
Three weeks shy of her 37th birthday,.. DNA
The comeback of Petra Kvitova will sprinkle some much needed stardust on this year's French Open women's singles, with the absence of household names Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams making the draw.. DNA