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Horse racing: Santa Anita vows changes after another horse dies

14 Mar 2019

LOS ANGELES Santa Anita Park said it would ban the use of drugs and whips during competitions after a horse was euthanized on Thursday following an injury during a training run, the 22nd fatality at the famed Southern California track since Christmas.

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

14 Mar 2019

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.

Djokovic stunned by Kohlschreiber at Indian Wells

13 Mar 2019

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.

Auger-Aliassime outguns Tsitsipas at Indian Wells

10 Mar 2019

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. 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.

Venus surges, defending champ Osaka nervous but wins at Indian Wells

10 Mar 2019

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. Venus Williams fought back to down third seed Petra Kvitova 4-6 7-5 6-4 and reach the BNP Paribas Open third round on Saturday, while Naomi Osaka got her title defence off to a flying start with a straight sets win over Kristina Mladenovic.

Tennis-Auger-Aliassime outguns Tsitsipas at Indian Wells

09 Mar 2019

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 9 Felix Auger-Aliassime won the battle of the young guns by beating ninth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4 6-2 on Saturday to advance to the BNP Paribas Open third round.

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

09 Mar 2019

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. 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.

Stephens stunned, Serena cruises at Indian Wells

09 Mar 2019

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. Swiss qualifier Stefanie Vogele stunned world number four Sloane Stephens 6-3 6-0 in the second round of the BNP Paribas Open on Friday while Serena Williams got the better of Victoria Azarenka to advance.

Wawrinka comes from behind to advance at Indian Wells

09 Mar 2019

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. 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.

Tennis-Stephens swatted aside by Vogele at Indian Wells

08 Mar 2019

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 8 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.

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