Italian former world top-50 player Daniele Bracciali has been banned from tennis for life after being found guilty of match-fixing, the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) said on Wednesday.
A committee of the upper house of the Russian parliament on Wednesday recommended to the National Security Council that it change the rules on the use of nuclear weapons, RIA news agency reported.
Endemic violence in Central African Republic is pushing the country towards famine with 63 percent of the population already needing emergency aid, the U.N. humanitarian coordinator in the country said on Wednesday.
Davis Cup organisers are open to merging with the ATP over a unified event, tournament director Albert Costa has said while emphasising that the 118-year-old competition will remain the number one international tennis event.
The junior partner in the Czech Republic's ruling coalition will allow the government to survive a motion of no-confidence by abstaining from the vote, the party said on Wednesday.
Heavy rains expected on Wednesday in northern California are expected to hinder search teams sifting through ash and rubble for the remains of victims of the deadliest wildfire in the state's history, as well as bring more misery to evacuees who have yet to find permanent shelter.
The Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) will recommend a "full and open" review into the structure and operation of the players' union, chief executive Gordon Taylor said in an open letter to members on Wednesday.
Seventy four people, including soldiers, were sentenced to life in prison by a Turkish court on Wednesday for their role in an attempted coup, the state-owned Anadolu news agency said.
Nancy Pelosi, working to reclaim the top job in the U.S. House of Representatives, has called for creation of a new leadership post in a move that could make room for younger lawmakers in the upper echelons of the House Democrats.
A member of FIFA's ethics committee has been suspended after being placed under investigation by an anti-corruption unit in his native Malaysia, the global soccer body said on Wednesday.
Tennis star Venus Williams has settled a wrongful death suit related to a fatal traffic accident she was involved in near her Florida residence in June 2017, according to court records.