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Critics are calling Will Smith’s 'King Richard' biopic about Venus and Serena Williams' father sexist, with some wondering why the film is about Richard Williams and not his famous daughters who he coached to tennis stardom. 

Tell us “Who is Your Champion” in life that helped you achieve success and motivated you to work harder to be your best!  This is your chance to win $2,500 courtesy of the new movie, King Richard. King Richard follows the journey of a father raising two of the most gifted athletes of all time: Venus and Serena […]

The official trailer for Warner Bros. King Richard debuted today. It reveals a talented Will Smith as "King Richard," portraying all-star athletes Serena and Venus Williams' father, coach and mentor. The 2-minute trailer follows his coaching journey toward making the Williams sisters tennis legends.

A resurfaced clip of Venus Williams’ father calling out a reporter during an interview when she was a teenager has gone viral after Naomi Osaka’s decision to withdraw from the French Open.

Women are continuing to take their rightful position as leaders in what has notoriously been a male-dominated business industry. Although we are still underrepresented in the boardroom and at the proverbial table, there has been a spike of female presence in spaces that once looked like a boys-only club.  At this stage in my life, […]

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Everyone had the same question when the Australian Open draw was revealed: What were the odds that Coco Gauff and Venus Williams would face each other again in the first round at a Grand Slam tournament? “I was a bit shocked,” Gauff said, “I’m sure everyone was a bit shocked.” SIGN […]

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Get ready for Coco Gauff vs. Venus Williams, Part II. That headline-grabbing pair of tennis players — Gauff, 15, is the youngest woman in the Australian Open; Venus is the oldest — will meet again in the first round of a Grand Slam tournament after Thursday’s draw at Melbourne Park put […]

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Coco Gauff grew up admiring the Williams sisters. Picked up a tennis racket as a little girl because of them. And on Monday at Wimbledon, still just 15, Gauff beat one of them. Gauff, the youngest competitor to qualify at the All England Club in the professional era, showed the poise […]

Richard Williams, father of tennis champions Serena and Venus Williams, has revealed that he’s suffered a series of strokes which have left him barely able to speak. He’s in such a terrible medical condition that he has given power of attorney to his son who acts as his interpreter. The former tennis coach also claims in court documents […]

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An Australian Rules Football (AFL) club had to apologize after three of its players wore full-body blackface to impersonate Venus and Serena Williams, as well as a Kenyan-born AFL player, Aliir Aliir. The photos were taken last week during “Mad Monday,” a celebratory day that marks the end of the AFL season. According to the Huffington […]

Word has it that Venus Williams’ boyfriend, Nicky Hammond, has finally put a ring on it – but not an engagement ring. It’s a “friendship ring,” a source tells Page Six, who added that it’s not to be confused with the diamond ring Venus has rocked for years that has led to past speculation of wedding bells. Hammond declined […]