The CEO of Indian Wells Raymond Moore has stepped down from his role after comments he made about women’s tennis. Photograph: Afp

Raymond Moore, the CEO of the Indian Wells tennis tournament, has resigned from his role, one day after saying that the women’s tour “rides on the coa(...)

 US tennis player Serena Williams (L) stands with Raymond Moore, Indian Wells CEO. Photograph: Paul Buck/EPA

Martina Navratilova says she would not be surprised if women players boycotted Indian Wells following the sexism row which has engulfed the tournament(...)

Chris Ricketts: “I tried to be the best woman I could. I even got my ears pierced.” Photograph: Eric Luke

Chris Ricketts is getting used to curiosity. Everyone else’s curiosity. Chris, who is articulate and open, is talking about a recent encounter with R(...)

Serena Williams of the U.S. and Vitalia Diatchenko of Russia talk after Diatchenko retired from their match during the U.S. Open tennis tournament at Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York. Diatchenko appeared severely hobbled from the start, unable to move well, and retired in the second set. Photo: Todd Heisler/The New York Times

Serena Williams, as befits the grand dame of tennis, began the pursuit of a calendar grand slam with a regal swat on the first evening of the 2015 US (...)

Serena Williams leaves court with the Venus Rosewater Dish after her victory in the women’s singles against Garbine Muguruza. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images.

Almost before she had finished her centre court twirl and well practiced wave, Serena Williams was moving on. Before she had left the All England Club(...)

Channing Tatum attends the Amsterdam premiere of Magic Mike XXL on July 1st. Photograh: Michel Porro/Getty Images

If you’ve seen a bus this week you’ve probably seen an advertisement for Magic Mike XXXL. This is the unsatisfactory sequel to a misunderstood 2012 fi(...)

Roger Federer is through to the fourth round at Wimbledon after beating Australia’s Sam Groth in four sets. Photograph: Afp

Pomp and circumstance launched Wimbledon’s sporting Saturday with a host of stars announced to adoring crowds, before Centre Court’s real king Roger F(...)

Serena Williams’ Australian Open victory was her 19th singles title. Photo: Juan Medina/Reuters

Serena Williams can break Margaret Court’s record of 24 grand slam singles despite being five short at an age when most players have retired, accordin(...)

Sir Elton John called for a boycott of fashion brand Dolce and Gabbana after he said the designers labelled children born through IVF “synthetic”. The songwriter who has two children with his husband David Furnish angrily rebuked the Italian pair for criticising same-sex families and the use of fertility treatment. Photo: Sean Dempsey/PA Wire

Sir Elton John has called for a boycott of fashion brand Dolce and Gabbana after he said the designers labelled children born through IVF “synthetic”.(...)

Serena Williams poses with the Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup after winning the  Australian Open in Melbourne. Photograph: Thomas Peter/Reuters

‘It’s inconceivable to think that Maria Sharapova could lose to anybody 16 times in a row, it’s impossible,” the BBC’s John Lloyd told Sue Barker befo(...)