Allaster said that while there may be some resistance to starting up the tournament, the WTA had a long history of overcoming struggles so had an obligation to at least look at the proposal. -Reuters
The Spanish Repsol Honda rider clocked a record lap time of one minute 59.791 seconds in Saturday qualifying at Sepang, 0.182 seconds ahead of his team-mate and compatriot Dani Pedrosa. -AFP
The 27-year-old said he was getting help to control his "impulse" to bite but he said that the offence should not receive severe punishment. -Reuters
Serena Williams regained her composure after smashing her racquet and being on the brink of defeat to beat Caroline Wozniacki. She moves into the WTA Finals. -Reuters
A Malaysian athlete, widely reported to be badminton world number one Lee Chong Wei, will find out the results of a second doping test next month after a first test came back positive. -AFP
A Google executive set a new record Friday by jumping successfully from near the top of the stratosphere - some 135,000 feet, or 41,000 meters high, his project website said. -AFP
Japan has beaten Singapore as the preferred candidate for Super Rugby's 18th team when the competition expands in 2016. -AFP
This high-intensity sport can place great physical strain on the body and cause injuries. -ST
Fearless Romanian stays focused even after earning her biggest win. -ST
It's not often that the word "embarrassing" can be used on Serena Williams. -TNP

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