Women players make same sacrifices as men – Murray

Andy Murray practised against both boys and girls in his early years, and went on to play with some of the world's top female tennis players in mixed doubles. He hit the headlines recently for his comments on gender in sport, including once when he corrected a journalist's casual sexism.

Lexi Thompson beats Lydia Ko to win Indy Women in Tech Championship

Indy Women in Tech Championship-19 L Thompson (US); -15 L Ko (NZ); -14 M Lee (NZ); -13 O Kristinsdottir (Ice); -12 H Kang (Kor)Selected others:-6 M Reid (Eng), H Clyburn (Eng); -5 H Burke (Eng); -2 F Johnson (Eng); -1 B Law (Eng); +1 C Matthew (Sco)Full leaderboardAmerican Lexi Thompson

Watch: GB women claim silver in 4x400m final

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Great Britain's women win silver in the 4x400m relay to secure the nation's fifth medal of the World Championships, with the USA taking gold. BBC Sport - Athletics

Williams calls for equal pay for black women

Serena Williams has written a powerful essay calling for equal pay for black women.To mark Black Women's Equal Pay Day in the US, the tennis star posted an article titled How Black Women Can Close the Pay Gap."The gender pay gap hits women of color the hardest," she writes."Growing up,

Men to join women on podiums after sexism row

The organisers of Spanish cycling race La Vuelta say they will change the role of women on the winners' podium, after calls of sexism. The current tradition sees each stage's winner take the stage, surrounded by attractive women. Unipublic, which organises the annual event, says recent debate in the press