• Serena Williams broke her run of slow starts at the Australian Open on Wednesday to hammer Dominika Cibulkova and set up an all-American semi-final against teenager Madison Keys.

    Serena Williams of the US plays a shot during her women's singles match against Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova on day ten of the 2015 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 28, 2015.
    LAST UPDATE : Jan 28, 2015, 7:50 AM EST
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  • Venus Williams of the US plays a shot during her women's singles match against Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska on day eight of the 2015 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 26, 2015.

    Venus Williams advanced into her first grand slam quarter-final since the 2010 U.S. Open with an upset victory over sixth seed Agnieszka Radwanska.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 26, 2015, 7:14 AM EST
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  • Goalkeeper Hope Solo of the USA in action during a match between USA and China as part of International Women's Football Tournament of Brasilia at Mane Garrincha Stadium on December 10, 2014 in Brasilia, Brazil.

    A judge has dismissed domestic violence charges against US women's football star Hope Solo.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 14, 2015, 8:04 AM EST
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  • Real Madrid and Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo (L) smiles next to French former star player Thierry Henry (L) after receiving the 2014 FIFA Ballon d'Or award for player of the year during the FIFA Ballon d'Or award ceremony at the Kongresshaus in Zurich on January 12, 2015.

    Cristiano Ronaldo won the FIFA Ballon d'Or award for the second year running and the third overall on Monday and said he wanted to become "one of the greatest players of all time."

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 13, 2015, 7:50 AM EST
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  • Hiroki Kuroda #18 of the New York Yankees pitches against the Baltimore Orioles during a game at Yankee Stadium on September 25, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

    Pitcher Hiroki Kuroda, who spent the last three seasons with the New York Yankees after four years with the Los Angeles Dodgers, will return to the Hiroshima Carp of Japan’s Central League.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 29, 2014, 12:09 AM EST
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  • FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter looks on during the FIFA Executive Committee Meeting at La Mamounia Hotel on December 18, 2014 in Marrakech, Morocco.

    Will publish "legally appropriate version" of a disputed report into allegations of World Cup bidding corruption.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 19, 2014, 7:42 AM EST
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