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Masters champion Reed plans to keep on 'grinding'
(Reuters) - U.S. Masters champion Patrick Reed does not feel any different with a Green Jacket in his possession and has vowed to stay focused on golf rather than letting too many off-course commitments get in the way.
Athletics: Semenya's reign to be ended by new IAAF gender rule
LONDON (Reuters) - South African Caster Semenya's long and controversial reign as the queen of middle distance running looks set to be ended this year not by a track rival but by a new hyperandrogenism rule that will stop her from running 800 and 1500 meters races.
Krunic stuns Makarova in Istanbul
(Reuters) - Fifth seed Ekaterina Makarova became the latest high-ranked player to lose in the Istanbul Open when the Russian was beaten 1-6 6-1 6-4 by world number 53 Aleksandra Krunic on Wednesday.
Esports in talks with Paris 2024 over demonstration event
TOKYO (Reuters) - The International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) is "deep in talks" with organizers of the Paris 2024 Olympics about incorporating the discipline as a demonstration sport at the Games, the federation's acting Secretary General Leopold Chung has told Reuters.
Vandeweghe storms past Stephens in Stuttgart
(Reuters) - American CoCo Vandeweghe produced a merciless display to beat compatriot Sloane Stephens 6-1 6-0 and world number one Simona Halep fought back to claim a 4-6 6-2 6-3 victory over Magdalena Rybarikova in Stuttgart on Wednesday.
Tennis has "significant" integrity problems, says report
LONDON (Reuters) - Tennis faces "very significant" integrity problems caused by the sharp increase in internet betting, an independent report concluded in its interim finding on Wednesday with one investigator describing it as a "tsunami" at its lower levels.