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Gorilla or guerilla?

A TV commentator has been dropped from coverage of the Australian Open and has apologized for how he spoke about Venus Williams’ play in the second round, saying he was describing her aggressive style as “guerrilla” tactics and not comparing her with a “gorilla.”

Serena rained out

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Serena Williams will have to wait a little longer for her first match of 2017 after rain curtailed play Monday on the opening day of the ASB Classic.

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Shockers, stunners in 2016

From the Golden State Warriors squandering a 3-1 lead in the NBA Finals after a record-breaking season to little Leicester City defying insurmountable odds to capture the Premier League title, there were plenty of shocking outcomes in our arenas and stadiums.

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Venus finds Olympic tennis no Samba Pa Ti

When Venus Williams pushed one last forehand long to lose in the first round for the first time in her record five Olympic singles tournaments, her opponent celebrated as if having claimed a gold medal, dropping down on the green hard court to plant a kiss on the white five-ring logo.

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Sister act for Serena, Venus

Serena Williams powered to her seventh Wimbledon crown as the world number one finally claimed a record-equalling 22nd major title with a 7-5, 6-3 victory over Angelique Kerber in Saturday’s final.

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