Monday, May 6, 2013
Orb, ridden by Joel Rosario and prepared by homebred trainer Shug McGaughey, won the 139th Kentucky Derby at a wet and muddy Churchill Downs on Saturday.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
A trainer flooding the field with five horses. A black jockey trying to make history, and a woman rider, too. Louisville coach Rick Pitino seeking a double — champions in racing and basketball. He's sure in the right place.
India's selectors on Saturday dropped opener Gautam Gambhir and all-rounder Yuvraj Singh for next month's Champions Trophy one-day tournament in England.
Saturday, May 4, 2013
The launch of a new professional Indian Badminton League (IBL) aims to capitalize on a massive player and fan base in the country and to transform the sport from a popular pastime to a commercial powerhouse.
Australia's James Magnussen has brushed aside months of post-Olympic controversy with the fastest 50 meters freestyle of the year to confirm his blistering form ahead of the world championships in Spain.
Australia paceman Mitchell Starc is well on his way back to fitness and has warned England not to write off the tourists' chances of wrenching back the Ashes in July and August.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
The Justice Department laid out its case in a lawsuit against Lance Armstrong on Tuesday, saying the cyclist violated his contract with the U.S. Postal Service and was "unjustly enriched" while cheating to win the Tour de France.
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Five-time Olympic gold medalist Ian Thorpe will not revive his swimming career at next week's Australian trials for the world championships.
Olympic gold medalist Shawn Crawford was suspended for two years by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency on Thursday for not giving full information about his whereabouts for out-of-competition drug testing, although his coach said he retired after the trials last summer and U.S. Track and Field said he filed retirement papers this year.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Unbeaten Australian mare Black Caviar will retire with a perfect record after winning 25 consecutive races.