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Will Smith is set to play Venus Williams and Serena Williams‘ father Richard Williams in King Richard. The 50-year-old actor will take on the role as the dad of the tennis greats in Zach Baylin’s new speculative screenplay, which tells the story of Richard who, with no tennis experience, raised and developed the sisters to become legends…

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Venus Ebony Starr Williams won her first US Open championship in 2000, repeating the feat in 2001, after making her tournament debut in 1997. Serena Jameka Williams made her debut the year after her older sister Venus, and won her first title a year earlier in 1999. Venus and Serena have combined for eight US…

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Black Olympians made their countries proud at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, aka London 2012, taking home coveted gold medals in every event from track & field to gymnastics. Some made history while others held on to the title that they earned at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and prior. While it’s made of 92.5 percent…

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