Serena roars into fourth round, tears for Tsonga

PARIS (Reuters) – Thunderclaps, rain delays, an inspired home favourite roared on by a partisan crowd — it was all in a day’s work for reigning champion Serena Williams as the world number one roared into the second week of the French Open on Saturday…

PARIS (Reuters) – Thunderclaps, rain delays, an inspired home favourite roared on by a partisan crowd — it was all in a day’s work for reigning champion Serena Williams as the world number one roared into the second week of the French Open on Saturday.

Verstappen hits a learning curve in Monaco

MONACO (Reuters) – Dutch teenager Max Verstappen hit the sharp edge of a learning curve at the Monaco Grand Prix on Saturday, two weeks after becoming Formula One’s youngest winner.

MONACO (Reuters) – Dutch teenager Max Verstappen hit the sharp edge of a learning curve at the Monaco Grand Prix on Saturday, two weeks after becoming Formula One’s youngest winner.

Spieth one behind leaders after two round at Colonial

(Reuters) – World number two Jordan Spieth was one stroke behind halfway leaders Webb Simpson and Martin Piller after the second round on the Colonial tournament in Fort Worth, Texas on Saturday.Overnight leader Bryce Molder, among half the field who r…

(Reuters) – World number two Jordan Spieth was one stroke behind halfway leaders Webb Simpson and Martin Piller after the second round on the Colonial tournament in Fort Worth, Texas on Saturday.Overnight leader Bryce Molder, among half the field who returned to Colonial Country Club at the crack of dawn to complete the weather-delayed round, took a while to rub the sleep from his eyes.

Hend hits front as Willett’s Wentworth bid unravels

VIRGINIA WATER, England (Reuters) – A last-gasp eagle gave Scott Hend the outright lead in the BMW PGA Championship on Saturday, the Australian taking advantage as Danny Willett’s challenge unravelled in spectacular style.

VIRGINIA WATER, England (Reuters) – A last-gasp eagle gave Scott Hend the outright lead in the BMW PGA Championship on Saturday, the Australian taking advantage as Danny Willett’s challenge unravelled in spectacular style.

Ricciardo takes first F1 pole in Monaco

MONACO (Reuters) – Australian Daniel Ricciardo seized the first pole position of his Formula One career at the Monaco Grand Prix on Saturday with world championship leader Nico Rosberg joining him on the front row for Mercedes.

MONACO (Reuters) – Australian Daniel Ricciardo seized the first pole position of his Formula One career at the Monaco Grand Prix on Saturday with world championship leader Nico Rosberg joining him on the front row for Mercedes.

Messi’s pain eases, recovery time unclear: Argentina doctor

(Reuters) – Lionel Messi, recovering from a bad knock to his back 10 days before Argentina’s opening Copa America Centenario match, was feeling less pain on Saturday, team doctor Daniel Martinez said.

(Reuters) РLionel Messi, recovering from a bad knock to his back 10 days before Argentina’s opening Copa America Centenario match, was feeling less pain on Saturday, team doctor Daniel Martinez said.

Misfortune is now the norm, says glum Hamilton

MONACO (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton’s run of misfortune showed no sign of turning a corner, even around the twistiest track of the year, on Saturday.

MONACO (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton’s run of misfortune showed no sign of turning a corner, even around the twistiest track of the year, on Saturday.

Russia says eight athletes positive in London 2012 re-tests

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s Olympic Committee (ROC) said on Saturday eight of its athletes from three different sports had tested positive for banned substances in a re-examination of samples taken during the 2012 London Olympics.

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s Olympic Committee (ROC) said on Saturday eight of its athletes from three different sports had tested positive for banned substances in a re-examination of samples taken during the 2012 London Olympics.