Taiwanese badminton player Chou Tien-chen (周天成) got off to a good start in the men's singles of the Olympic badminton tournament in Rio, beating an overmatched opponent in two straight games on Friday night in Brazil.
New Zealand took control of the second test after reaching 206-1 against Zimbabwe at tea on the first day at Queens Sports Club.
In this July 22 photo, children mimic their swimming stroke form during a swim class at a private pool, in the Port-au-Prince neighborhood Carrefour, Haiti. Hatian swimmer Frantz Mike Itelord Dorsainvil, who only began to swim competitively six years ago is arguably the most unlikely Olympian on Haiti's small team.
Lokesh Rahul completed a patient hundred as India closed in on the West Indies' first innings total of 196, by reaching 185 for one at lunch on the second day of the second Test at Sabina Park in Jamaica on Sunday.
A dozen yachts have passed through London's Tower Bridge after an 11-month race around the world.
Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin tormented the West Indies yet again to claim a second consecutive five-wicket innings haul and dismiss the home side for 196 on the opening day of the second Test at Sabina Park in Jamaica on Saturday.
In this image released on Thursday, July 28, Swiss professional alpinist and Mammut Pro Team athlete Stephan Siegrist set a world record by walking a highline at 5,700 meters above sea level.
Rangana Herath led Sri Lanka's fightback Wednesday, grabbing three wickets in the morning session as Australia went to lunch at 146-6 on the second day of the first cricket test.
Britain's Chris Froome won his third Tour de France on Sunday to confirm his status as one of the all-time greats on the world's most grueling race.
Ravichandran Ashwin completed a magnificent all-round performance with seven wickets to bowl India to a crushing victory by an innings and 92 runs on the fourth day of the first Test against the West Indies in Antigua on Sunday.