Nike shuts down Oregon Project after Alberto Salazar ban
Nike Inc. shut down its Nike Oregon Project training group Thursday after the recent ban of founder and coach Alberto Salazar.
LIVE: Wallabies out to avoid Uruguay upset
If this World Cup has proven anything, it's that the gap between Tier 1 and Tier 2 nations is shortening. The Wallabies face one of those Tier 2 nations in Uruguay - follow all the action from 3.15pm (AEST).
Kenenisa Bekele wins Berlin Marathon but misses Eliud Kipchoge's world record
Former Olympic and world champion Kenenisa Bekele staged a thrilling comeback to win the Berlin marathon on Sunday, dramatically missing the world record by two seconds as he recorded the second-fastest time in history.
Wales make 14 changes for Ireland clash
Rhys Carre and Owen Lane will make their debuts for Wales Saturday, when the Grand Slam winners host Ireland in their penultimate Rugby World Cup warm-up match in Cardiff.
All Blacks stars to snub rugby sevens in Tokyo
New Zealand's team bidding for a rugby sevens gold medal at next year's Tokyo Olympics will not include any All Blacks after several approached declined to be involved.
Archery World Championships: Indian men's recurve team claim silver medal
India won silver in the men's recurve team event at the Archery World Championships after losing to China in the final in Netherlands on Sunday.
- Date of birth
- Grand Slam titles
21 (singles), 13 (doubles), 2 (mixed doubles) - up to 25/05/2016
- WTA tournament titles
70 (singles), 22 (doubles) - up to 25/05/2016
- Best year-end WTA world ranking
1st (2002, 2009, 2014, 2015)
Olympic Games (4 medals: 4 gold)
- Singles: 1st (2012)
- Doubles: 1st (2000, 2008 and 2012/with Venus Williams)
Grand Slam tournaments (singles)
- 6 Australian Open titles (2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2015), 1 final (2016)
- 3 French Open titles (2002, 2013, 2015), 1 semi-final (2003)
- 6 Wimbledon titles (2002, 2003, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2015), 2 finals (2004, 2008), 1 semi-final (2000)
- 6 US Open titles (1999, 2002, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014), 2 finals (2001, 2011), 2 semi-finals (2009, 2015)
Grand Slam tournaments (doubles)
- 4 Australian Open titles (2001, 2003, 2009, 2010/with Venus Williams)
- 2 French Open titles (1999, 2010/with Venus Williams)
- 5 Wimbledon titles (2000, 2002, 2008, 2009, 2012/with Venus Williams)
- 2 US Open titles (1999, 2009/with Venus Williams)
Grand Slam tournaments (mixed doubles)
- 1 Wimbledon title (1998/with Max Mirnyi)
- 1 US Open title (1998/with Max Mirnyi)
- 5 WTA Tour Championships titles (2001, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014), 2 semi-finals (2002, 2004)
- 1 Fed Cup title (1999)
Gunning for another double in Rio
World number 1 Serena Williams travels to Rio this summer ready to defend her Olympic titles in the women's singles (2012) and doubles, with her sister Venus (2000, 2008, 2012).
The American enjoyed a magnificent 2015, completing a "Serena Slam" with victories at the Australian Open, the French Open and Wimbledon. She narrowly missed out on a first calendar Grand Slam since Steffi Graf in 1988, as she lost to Roberta Vinci in the US Open semi-finals.
At 34, Williams has won it all. Her unquenchable thirst for victory makes her the favourite again in Rio, even after a surprise defeat to Angelique Kerber in the 2016 Australian Open final. A 21-time Grand Slam winner should never be taken lightly!
|1||Women's Singles, Round 1, S. Williams v Gavrilova||2 (6-4 6-2)|
|1||Women's Singles, Round 2, S. Williams v Cornet||2 (7-6(5) 6-2)|
|2||Women's Singles, Round 3, S. Williams v Svitolina||0 (4-6 3-6)|
|2||Women's Doubles, Round 1, V. Williams/S. Williams v Strýcová/afárová||0 (3-6 4-6)|
GBR 27 CHN 26
GBR 23 CHN 18
CHN 26 JPN 21
Ledecky 4 Biles 4
Manuel 2 McKeon 2
Oleksiak 2 Chalmers 2