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  • Serena and Sharapova set for Paris showdown

    Serena and Sharapova set for Paris showdown

    AFP News - 8 minutes ago
    Serena and Sharapova set for Paris showdown

    The two biggest names and highest earners in women's sport will set off on another collision course when the French Open gets underway at Roland Garros on Sunday. Serena Williams is a 19-time Grand Slam winner, at 33 still the undisputed queen of tennis and the top seed. Maria Sharapova has won two out of the last three titles in Paris, including last year, and at 28 is in the prime of her glittering and lucrative career. …

  • Djokovic on brink of Grand Slam history in Paris

    Djokovic on brink of Grand Slam history in Paris

    AFP News - 10 minutes ago
    Djokovic on brink of Grand Slam history in Paris

    Novak Djokovic can become just the eighth man to complete the career Grand Slam with a maiden French Open victory, but the world number one fears fate may conspire against him in Paris. Djokovic, who turned 28 on Friday, is the overwhelming favourite to lift the Coupe des Mousquetaires and claim his ninth career Grand Slam title. Victory would take him alongside Fred Perry, Don Budge, Rod Laver, Roy Emerson, Andre Agassi, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal as a winner of all four majors. …

  • US: Myanmar should share responsibility for Rohingya crisis

    US: Myanmar should share responsibility for Rohingya crisis

    Associated Press - 14 minutes ago
    US: Myanmar should share responsibility for Rohingya crisis

    YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Navy ships were scouring Southeast Asian waters for boats believed to be carrying thousands of migrants with little food or water, and a top U.S. diplomat said Myanmar needs to shoulder some responsibility for the crisis. That's something it has been reluctant to do. …

  • Hundreds line up for Las Vegas public viewing of B.B. King

    Hundreds line up for Las Vegas public viewing of B.B. King

    Associated Press - 17 minutes ago
    Hundreds line up for Las Vegas public viewing of B.B. King

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Marilyn and Tommy Burress knew when they heard blues legend B.B. King had died that they had to pay their final respects. …

  • French Open men's formbook

    French Open men's formbook

    AFP News - 17 minutes ago
    French Open men's formbook

    Eight men to watch at the French Open which starts in Paris on Sunday: …