Balmain  commissioned British artist Cameron-James Wilson to design a “diverse mix” of digital models, including a white woman, a black woman and an Asian woman

The kiss between Bella Hadid and Miquela Sousa, part of a Calvin Klein commercial last month, struck many viewers as unrealistic, even offensive. Had(...)

Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams face each other in the fourth round of the French Open. Photograph: Thomas Samson/AFP/Getty Images

It will be Serena Williams versus Maria Sharapova at a Grand Slam tournament, but don’t think that today’s meeting at Roland Garros will be business (...)

Serena Williams: “A lot of people see me on the court, and they only judge and see that side of me, and there’s so much more to my life and to me. So I thought it would be interesting if I just took all the curtains away, and I was just myself.” Photograph: Damon Winter/The New York Times

On a grey, gloomy Wednesday in Manhattan, Serena Williams is swaddled in bath towels to stay warm in an air-conditioned corner suite on the 41st floor(...)

Serena Williams returned to action in an exhibition match against Jelena Ostapenko. Photograph: Tom Dulat/Getty

Serena Williams hailed her comeback match against Jelena Ostapenko as “perfect” but stopped short of committing to a defence of her Australian Open ti(...)

Tennis player Serena Williams and fiance Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian have welcomed a baby girl. Photograph: Mike Coppola/Getty Images

Serena Williams has given birth to a baby girl, the first child for the former world number one tennis player, her coach Patrick Mouratoglou said on T(...)

Great Britain head coach Anne Keothavong gestures towards Romania’s head coach Ilie Nastase during the FedCup Group II playoff match  in Constanta , Romania. Photograph: George Calin/Inquam Photos via Reuters

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has launched an investigation into Romanian Fed Cup coach Ilie Nastase after allegations the former world n(...)

Serena Williams en route to her 23rd Grand Slam singles title at the Australian Open in January. Photograph: Getty Images

Serena Williams, the best women’s tennis player of this era and one of the world’s most prominent athletes, has confirmed that she is pregnant and ex(...)

Love all: Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian is has met his match in  tennis star Serena Williams. Photograph:  Bryan Bedder/Getty Images

In numbers: Licensed to grill €500,000 Estimated revenue boost that Fáilte Ireland says Limerick will receive later this year when it puts on its ap(...)

Serena Williams: regarded as one of the greatest tennis players of all time. Photograph: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images

Serena Williams has announced she is engaged to the co-founder of Reddit, Alexis Ohanian. Williams, who won the women’s singles title at Wimbledon in (...)