› Masters champion Reed plans to keep on 'grinding' (Reuters) - U.S. Masters champion Patrick Reed does not feel any different with a Green Jacket in his possession and has vowed to stay focused on golf rather than letting too many off-course commitments get in the way.
› Athletics: Semenya's reign to be ended by new IAAF gender rule LONDON (Reuters) - South African Caster Semenya's long and controversial reign as the queen of middle distance running looks set to be ended this year not by a track rival but by a new hyperandrogenism rule that will stop her from running 800 and 1500 meters races.
› Krunic stuns Makarova in Istanbul (Reuters) - Fifth seed Ekaterina Makarova became the latest high-ranked player to lose in the Istanbul Open when the Russian was beaten 1-6 6-1 6-4 by world number 53 Aleksandra Krunic on Wednesday.
› Esports in talks with Paris 2024 over demonstration event TOKYO (Reuters) - The International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) is "deep in talks" with organizers of the Paris 2024 Olympics about incorporating the discipline as a demonstration sport at the Games, the federation's acting Secretary General Leopold Chung has told Reuters.
› Vandeweghe storms past Stephens in Stuttgart (Reuters) - American CoCo Vandeweghe produced a merciless display to beat compatriot Sloane Stephens 6-1 6-0 and world number one Simona Halep fought back to claim a 4-6 6-2 6-3 victory over Magdalena Rybarikova in Stuttgart on Wednesday.