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Motor racing: U.S. Grand Prix signs up Bruno Mars and Britney Spears4/25/2018 4:33:56 PM - U.S. Grand Prix organizers have enlisted Bruno Mars and Britney Spears to boost the crowds with concerts before and after this year's Formula One race in Austin, Texas.Athletics: Semenya's reign to be ended by new IAAF gender rule4/25/2018 4:00:28 PMLONDON - 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.Djokovic crashes out in Barcelona, Nadal wins, Nishikori retires4/25/2018 4:13:10 PMBARCELONA, Spain - Former world number one Novak Djokovic suffered a surprise second-round exit at the Barcelona Open when the Serb was beaten 6-2 1-6 6-3 by world number 140 Martin Klizan on Wednesday.Vandeweghe storms past Stephens in Stuttgart4/25/2018 9:34:31 PM - 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.Krunic stuns Makarova in Istanbul4/25/2018 6:03:53 PM - 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.Oklahoma City's Westbrook fined but avoids suspension after Game 4 confrontation4/25/2018 6:16:12 AM - Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook has been fined $10,000 over a confrontation with Utah’s Rudy Gobert in Game Four of their playoff series but the Thunder point guard will not be suspended, the NBA announced on Tuesday.Esports in talks with Paris 2024 over demonstration event4/25/2018 9:34:56 AMTOKYO - 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.F1 goes back to Baku, hoping for another thriller4/25/2018 6:42:41 AMBAKU - The Azerbaijan Grand Prix has a lot to live up to this weekend and Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has plenty to think about as well.Error-prone Sharapova falls to Garcia in Stuttgart opener4/24/2018 4:45:43 PM - Maria Sharapova's claycourt season got off to a poor start on Tuesday as she lost in three sets to Caroline Garcia in the first round of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart.Tennis has "significant" integrity problems, says report4/25/2018 3:49:02 PMLONDON - Tennis faces "very significant" integrity problems caused by the sharp increase in internet betting, an independent report concluded in its interim finding on Wednesday with one investigator describing it as a "tsunami" at its lower levels.