NEW YORK (Reuters) – World number one Serena Williams has been top-seeded for the U.S. Open where she will be seeking to win the women’s singles title for a third consecutive year, the United States Tennis Association announced on Wednesday.
LONDON (Reuters) – Russia’s new Sochi Formula One circuit has been cleared to host the country’s first grand prix in October after a rave review from the sport’s governing body.
NANJING China (Reuters) – London Olympic champion Ruta Meilutyte finished more than two seconds ahead of her nearest rival in the women’s 100 meters breaststroke final on Wednesday to claim her second gold medal of the Youth Olympic Games.
(Reuters) – Czech rider Roman Kreuziger’s appeal against a provisional suspension for suspected doping has been dismissed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), ruling him out of this month’s Vuelta.
SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS Belgium (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton says his Formula One title duel with Mercedes team mate and championship leader Nico Rosberg is like a game of poker but the dominant duo may not hold all the aces in Belgium this weekend.
LONDON (Reuters) – German driver Andre Lotterer will replace Japan’s Kamui Kobayashi at Caterham for this weekend’s Belgian Grand Prix, the Formula One team said on Wednesday.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Michael Phelps’ comeback to competitive swimming has been anything but smooth sailing. A series of rare defeats have illuminated the enormous challenge he faces getting back to the top.
NANJING China (Reuters) – Unbeaten Australia claimed women’s rugby sevens gold in the sport’s debut at the Youth Olympic Games on Wednesday after a hat-trick from flying winger Dominique du Toit helped them to a 38-10 win over Canada.