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What Runners Need to Know About Meldonium

This once-obscure Latvian agricultural drug is now making international headlines.<p>Tennis player Maria Sharapova revealed on March 7 that she’d tested positive for a banned substance called meldonium, but she wasn’t the first pro to use the drug. Several elite runners—including 2015 Tokyo Marathon …

Medicine

The gambler and the top-50 tennis players

<b>An Italian investigation is laying bare the efforts of a gambling syndicate that tried to fix tennis matches around the world, including at Wimbledon and the French Open. Documents seen by the BBC and Buzzfeed News suggest the gamblers approached two leading Italian players - but prosecutors say</b> …

BBC's Jonathan Edwards makes the jump to Eurosport in exclusive deal

Discovery-owned sports channel to be fronted by broadcaster who will proceed with plans to work on the BBC’s Olympic coverage in Rio this year<p>BBC presenter Jonathan Edwards is to make the jump to Eurosport in an exclusive deal to be its lead presenter fronting flagship sports programming including …

BBC

Tennis Match Fixing: Novak Djokovic Said He Was Once Offered $200,000 To Throw A Match

The Australian Open got off to a rocky start after a joint investigation by the BBC and Buzzfeed claimed tennis authorities have for years ignored evidence of match fixing. In a joint statement, the main tennis governing bodies reject suggestions evidence of match fixing was suppressed.<p>Here’s what …

Nick Kyrgios and Daria Gavrilova win Hopman Cup for Australia

Nick Kyrgios continued his impressive run of form before this month’s Australian Open by powering the host nation to the mixed-team Hopman Cup title against Ukraine in Perth. Kyrgios and Daria Gavrilova, playing for Australia Green, one of two teams representing the host nation, won their singles …

Why Do We Ignore Some Sports Where Female Athletes Dominate Until the Olympics?

It's time for gymnastics, volleyball, and other sports to get more recognition<p>If you think about the female athletes who have dominated the news …

Women's Sports

More People in the U.S. Paid to See 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay' Than Any Other Movie in 2014

So close, Guardians of the Galaxy.<p>And that's another arrow in Jennifer Lawrence's already-overflowing quiver. (Get it? Get it?)<p>Dad jokes aside, <i>Mockingjay: Part 1</i> and Lawrence are both <i>serious</i> runaway hits. The evidence is in the headlines: Jennifer Lawrence made more money than any other actor in …

Rafael Nadal looking forward to new season after disappointing year in 2015

After a disappointing season last year, Rafael Nadal's goal for 2016 is simple.<p>"The most important thing — play better," the Spaniard said Monday, citing the physical and mental struggles he went through in 2015.<p>Nadal managed to recapture some confidence toward the end of the year, posting a 17-5 …

South Africa protests, Serena v a horse... and other trends of the week

South Africans protest against President Jacob Zuma, Brazilians react to Whatsapp ban and Serena Williams wins Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson Of The Year title - but not everybody is happy with the decision.<p>Those stories and more in BBC Trending's round-up of trends of the week. And you can also …

IPTL 2015 Results: Singapore Slammers vs. Indian Aces Score and Winner

The OUE Singapore Slammers are the 2015 IPTL champions after an absorbing 26-21 triumph over the Micromax Indian Aces in Sunday’s grand final.<p>The match was the culmination of three thrilling weeks of tennis that have spanned across five different venues. The Aces had finished top of the general …

Playing Ball: A Personal Year in Review

’Tis the season...for Top 10 lists. The best players, craziest shots, most dramatic matches, biggest chokes, ugliest insults: An 11-month …

Serena Williams quotes Maya Angelou and puts critics in their place

Sportsperson of the Year Serena Williams accepting her Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year award. <i>Photo: Theo Wargo/Getty Images</i><p>Serena …

Maya Angelou

The World’s 30 Highest-Paid Athletes – Page 19

Neale Cousland / Shutterstock.com<p><b>13. Novak Djokovic</b><p>Total Earnings: $48.2 million<p>Salary/Winnings: $17.2 million<p>Endorsements: $31 million<p>Djokovic has been on an incredible roll since he elevated his game starting in 2011. He appeared in the finals of 13 of the last 18 Grand Slams (winning seven) and …

Welcome to The Jungle

Throughout November and December, we'll be highlighting the true heroes of tennis with our annual celebration of the gifted, the courageous, the …

Middle School

Rafael Nadal plays strip tennis with underwear models

Rafael Nadal set tongues wagging around the world earlier this year when he was named the face (and body) of Tommy Hilfiger underwear, and …

100 WOMEN 2015 Sania Mirza: 'No one has the right to ask me what happens in my bedroom'

<b>In a country where cricket is a religion, Sania Mirza made tennis famous. As the world tennis number one in doubles, she is one of the highest-paid athletes in India.</b><p>"When you're a woman you have to fight a lot harder," she says. "It has nothing to do with India, it has nothing to do with this side …

Sexual harassment on Mexican TV causes national debate

Enrique Tovar's suggestive comments and inappropriate touching of co-star Tania Reza has shocked Mexico – but was it all a publicity stunt?<p>A video of a Mexican television presenter groping of his co-host on air has gone viral in the country, and sparked soul-searching about how women are …

How pro tennis helped me come out as gay

For 25 years, HBO aired the oldest and most prestigious tennis tournament in the world, The Championships, Wimbledon. For the last of those years, …

Serena Williams: Tennis, fashion, and pre-med classes

NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams is the top tennis player in the world and an emerging fashion designer. But she still needs something to do in that down time between matches. That's where the pre-med classes come in.<p>At a panel discussion Wednesday, Williams explained that she's not necessarily …

Serena Williams