Former tennis stars Andy Roddick and Kim Clijsters are set to be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame on Saturday.
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Two proven young major winners are among the first-round leaders on the opening day of the 146th Open Championship.
Jordan Spieth and Brooks Koepka both laid down serious markers at the Open Championship on Thursday, as they raced into the clubhouse lead courtesy of superb five-under-par 65s.
Roger Federer, who won his 19th grand slam singles title and an eighth at Wimbledon title last week, will be heading to the US Open as a favourite to win his 20th slam.
Usain Bolt has confirmed he will take part in 100m and 4x100m relay at the World Championships in London in August, before hanging up his spikes for good.
Surfing in Jefferys Bay on Wednesday was called off for some time after a shark was spotted in the ocean. Two years ago, Australian Mick Fanning had a run-in with a great white shark at J-Bay.
Green jersey wearer Marcel Kittel has quit the 2017 Tour de France at stage 17.
Henrik Stenson told reporters that if he wins the Open Championship for the second time he would skydive with the Claret Jug and tick it off his bucket list.
The two-time Masters winner Bubba Watson heads to Royal Birkdale having struggled of late with just two top 10s from 18 starts but does not seem phased.
Roger Federer has secured a place, for a record 15th time, at the year-end ATP Finals taking place in London from 12-19 November.