Serena Williams seeded 17th at U.S. Open
Serena Williams has been seeded 17th at this year's U.S. Open one place below her sister Venus, organizers said on Tuesday.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Police and football authorities in Italy said on Tuesday they were investigating after hardcore Lazio fans warned women to stay away from front row seats at the club's stadium in Rome, in an incident that has sparked a public outcry about sexism.
LOS ANGELES Professional rugby will come to Los Angeles next year when LA Coast Rugby joins Major League Rugby, bringing the sport to a city where interest in it has been steadily growing.
LONDON McLaren's Formula One reserve driver Lando Norris will make his Friday practice debut at this week's Belgian Grand Prix, the team said on Monday.
HELSINKI Wearing only a bathrobe, Finnish inventor Janne Kapylehto sailed his self-made floating sauna across the Gulf of Finland on Monday, traveling from Helsinki to Tallinn in 16 hours.
JAKARTA Having spent five days as a child clinging to a tree in the wake of a tsunami, Indian cyclist Deborah Herold has some perspective on the concept of fear of failure in the sporting arena.