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Five-time major winner Maria Sharapova moved into the third round of the China Open with ease Tuesday, while Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska saw her late-season slump continue with another early loss.
Serena Williams narrowly avoided a bagel against Spanish qualifier Silvia Soler-Espinosa, then won 13 of the next 15 games to pull out a 7-5, 6-2 victory Monday in the first round of the China Open.
Maria Sharapova and Venus Williams moved into the second round at the China Open on Sunday with straight-set victories.
Rafael Nadal says the injured right wrist that sidelined him for two months and caused him to miss the US Open is feeling better and that he's ready to compete again.
Li Na, a two-time Grand Slam champion from China who took tennis in Asia to a new level, has retired due to recurring knee injuries.
Michael Phelps has been linked with Speedo throughout his swimming career, most notably collecting a $1 million bonus after he won a record eight gold medals at the Beijing Games.
LeBron James began his tour of China on Monday by exchanging gifts with another former child prodigy.
Olympic gold medalist Emma Snowsill has retired from competitive triathlon at age 33.
Left with little choice after the withdrawal of three contenders, the International Olympic Committee retained the three remaining cities Monday in the troubled race for the 2022 Winter Games.
Chinese amateur Zhang Zhilei, who claimed the Olympic super heavyweight silver medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and bronze medals at the 2007 and 2009 amateur world championships, will make his pro debut Aug. 8 in Fallon, Nevada.
Since her husband's death, Alicia Shay has welcomed fellow runners at her home, building a community that has helped her get ready to race again.
Dave Brailsford, the man who masterminded Britain's medal haul at the Beijing and London Olympics, has stepped down from his role as performance director of British Cycling.
The Brooklyn Nets will play two preseason games against the Sacramento Kings in China next season.
Sergej Gontcharov sums up the status of Ukraine's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics in one word: uncertain.
While political unrest continues play out in his native Ukraine, unbeaten heavyweight Vyacheslav "Czar" Glazkov readies for the most important fight of his career against veteran Tomasz Adamek.
Lolo Jones knows weird things can happen at an Olympics.