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(Reuters) - The marketability of Tiger Woods will suffer following his arrest for driving under the influence, but the former world number one golfer's current sponsors will likely stay by his side, according to experts.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Basketball superstar LeBron James' Los Angeles home was vandalized with a racial slur, police said on Wednesday, one day before the Cleveland Cavaliers player was set to take the court in the first game of the NBA finals,
PARIS (Reuters) - The cries of "allez les bleus" echoed around the packed yet intimate surroundings of court three while French Open fans queued half a dozen deep along two of its sides in the hope of catching some play.
LONDON (Reuters) - Ferrari's Italian reserve driver Antonio Giovinazzi will take part in Friday practice sessions with Haas F1 at seven grands prix this season, the U.S.-owned Formula One team said on Wednesday.
PARIS (Reuters) - The end of the road is near for the French Open's iconic Court One, with its pending demolition meaning some of the grand slam's spirit will be lost with it, the man who designed it told Reuters on Wednesday.
PARIS (Reuters) - Jo-Wilfried Tsonga's French Open hopes vanished into thin air on Wednesday when he was sent packing in the first round with a 7-5 6-4 6-7(6) 6-4 defeat against Argenitine Renzo Olivo on Wednesday.
PARIS (Reuters) - Elina Svitolina has been tipped as one of the Roland Garros favorites after winning the Italian Open, and the 'home advantage' could prove key for the Ukrainian who now lives in Paris.
PARIS (Reuters) - He may be carrying a little more around the middle than in his Roland Garros pomp, but the star appeal of Andre Agassi was undeniable at the French Open on Wednesday as his new charge Novak Djokovic romped to a second-round win.
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Robert Karlsson has been appointed vice-captain of the European Ryder Cup team on the eve of the Nordea Masters tournament, which takes place this week at Barseback Golf and Country Club in his native Sweden.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Twice Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva has resigned as chair of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA), the Interfax news agency reported -- a move that may help Russian athletes return to international competition.
PARIS (Reuters) - With superstar sister Serena away pregnant, it was left to 36-year-old Venus to carry the standard for the Williams family at Roland Garros on Wednesday, with a second-round thumping of Japan's Kurumi Nara.
PARIS (Reuters) - Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova's comeback was cut short on Wednesday when she was dumped out of the French Open in a second round straight-sets defeat to doubles world number one Bethanie Mattek-Sands.
ROME (Reuters) - Italian MotoGP great Valentino Rossi, who was injured in a motocross accident last week, is still in pain and will have to pass a medical on Thursday before he can compete at his home race at Mugello this weekend.
(Reuters) - Australian 24-time grand slam winner Margaret Court said on radio on Wednesday that tennis was "full of lesbians", courting controversy again just a week after expressing her opposition to same-sex marriage.