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Brooke Shields unwittingly revealed shocking details about her divorce from Andre Agassi on the Today show.

Style police: Warning: fashion disaster ahead

The shell suit, blight of the Eighties, is cool in the Nineties? Surely some mistake. Dead right there is. Do not try this at home, not even in the name of irony

Tennis: Rusedski breaks record on way to semi-final

GREG RUSEDSKI broke his own world record with a serve of 146mph as he came back from a set down to defeat Thomas Enqvist and reach the semi-finals of the ATP Champions' Cup in Indian Wells, California yesterday.

Tennis: Agassi digs deep to defeat Woodbridge

ANDRE AGASSI, fresh from his second tournament victory of the year, defeated Todd Woodbridge in two tight sets to reach the second round of the Champions' Cup in Indian Wells, California.

Trocadero may sue sports stars' restaurant chain

A glittering array of sporting stars including Tiger Woods, the golfer, and Monica Seles and Andre Agassi, the tennis players, could be dragged into a multi-million pound legal battle, it emerged yesterday.

Year of the comeback: Test for the rest: Who else will be hoping to return in style this year?

Roy Keane: Until well into the year and perhaps the early autumn the player who is perhaps the toughest and most irascible in England has time to dwell on his approach, thoughts probably multiplied by Manchester United's ability to win so stylishly in his injury-enforced absence.

Nike treads into environment row

The leading sports wear manufacturer Nike has been forced to redesign its Air trainers after discovering they are a threat to the environment.


The BBC commentators who personified their sports

The Termineater

The man who plugged the hole in Labour's finances presides over a restaurant empire worth $3 billion. Planet Hollywood boss Robert Earl, says Ian Burrell, has amassed his fortune by an ability to rub shoulders with the stars and a talent to persuade his clients that they can do the same.

Tennis: Agassi falls at first hurdle

Andre Agassi suffered another defeat in his latest comeback when his American compatriot Justin Gimelstob beat him 7-5, 6-2 in the first round of the Infiniti Open in Los Angeles.

Bollettieri reveals his formula for success; BOOK OF THE WEEK

My Aces, My Faults by Nick Bollettieri and Dick Schaap (Robson Books, hardback, pounds 17.95)

Tennis: Rios overrun by Arazi's advance

The Morrocan Hicham Arazi completed another bad day for seeded players at the French Open here in Paris, advancing to the quarter-finals with a four-set victory over the Chilean Marcelo Rios. French roars of approval were understandable. Although Arazi was born in Casablanca, he has lived in France since the age of two.

Tennis: Rafter was drunk in Cup tie

The Australian Davis Cup captain, John Newcombe, had to defend his No 2 singles player, Pat Rafter, after an admission that he went on court drunk during the weekend's quarter-final victory over the Czech Republic.

Tennis: Bjorkman seals it for Sweden

Jonas Bjorkman beat Grant Stafford in a tense five-set match yesterday to give Sweden a 3-2 victory over South Africa in the Davis Cup quarter- finals in Vaxjo. It was Sweden's fifth victory in six ties against South Africa.

Tennis: Williams springs upset on Majoli

The American teenager Venus Williams beat her first top 10 opponent, saving two match points as she surprised the fifth seed, Iva Majoli of Croatia, 7-5, 3-6, 7-5 in the Evert Cup women's tournament at Indian Wells, California, on Tuesday.
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