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2 Apr 2019 | 12:11 PM

U.S. women's soccer team say lawsuit about more than money

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Members of the United States women's soccer squad (USWNT) have told Reuters their lawsuit against the national federation alleging gender discrimination is not just about wages but also improving the sport for women participating in it at all levels.

29 Mar 2019 | 7:25 AM

Horse racing - California moves to limit use of drugs and whips

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California horse racing authorities on Thursday took steps to limit the use of medications and whips in competitions, moves that come following the death of 22 horses at the famous Santa Anita track this year.

14 Mar 2019 | 9:51 PM

Yankees v Red Sox game in London a best-seller: StubHub

(Reuters) - Major League Baseball's first-ever game in London featuring world champion Boston Red Sox and rival New York Yankees is the best-selling game of the 2019 regular season, ticket seller StubHub said on Thursday.

13 Mar 2019 | 1:00 PM

Djokovic stunned by Kohlschreiber at Indian Wells

(Reuters) - Philipp Kohlschreiber stunned Novak Djokovic 6-4 6-4 in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open on Tuesday, sending the world number one tumbling out of a tournament he had won five times.

10 Mar 2019 | 6:00 PM

Auger-Aliassime outguns Tsitsipas at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (Reuters) - Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime won a battle of young guns by beating ninth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4 6-2 on Saturday to advance to the third round of the BNP Paribas Open.

9 Mar 2019 | 3:25 PM

Serena backs U.S. women in soccer gender discrimination lawsuit

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (Reuters) - Serena Williams and other prominent American tennis players past and present on Friday expressed support for a lawsuit filed by the U.S. women's national soccer team against their federation that alleges gender discrimination in wages and conditions.

9 Mar 2019 | 9:41 AM

Wawrinka comes from behind to advance at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (Reuters) - Stan Wawrinka battled back to defeat British qualifier Dan Evans 6-7(4) 6-3 6-3 at the BNP Paribas Open on Friday as the Swiss continued his slow climb back up the world rankings after a disappointing 2018.

9 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Tennis - Stephens swatted aside by Vogele at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (Reuters) - Swiss qualifier Stefanie Vogele stunned world number four Sloane Stephens with a 6-3 6-0 win in their second-round match at the BNP Paribas Open on Friday as the American struggled amid gusting winds in the Southern California desert.

8 Mar 2019 | 1:16 PM

Querrey shakes off sluggish start to advance at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, Calif (Reuters) - American Sam Querrey bounced back from a sluggish start to claim a 7-6(5) 2-6 6-4 win over Matteo Berrettini during a windy first-round match at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells on Thursday.

8 Mar 2019 | 10:39 AM

Osaka a Barbie girl, in a tennis world

INDIAN WELLS, Calif (Reuters) - Naomi Osaka, whose meteoritic rise to the top of the tennis world over the past year has included two Grand Slam titles and the world number one ranking, on Thursday said the newly unveiled Barbie in her likeness was another big honour.