A donkey has leapt to fame in a small Egyptian village by defying her species' well-known stubbornness and jumping hurdles on command.
In the mountains of northwestern Iran, Farnaz Esmaeilzadeh clings to a sheer rock face, ignoring the dizzying height and icy wind as she searches for the next handhold.
Northern Californian Nic Lamb won the prestigious big-wave surfing contest known as the Titans of Mavericks Friday.
Two Kenyan athletes serving four-year bans for doping at the 2015 world championships say the chief executive of Athletics Kenya, the country's governing body for track and field, asked them each for a US$24,000 bribe to reduce their suspensions.
Two months ago, Mikaela Shiffrin was just hoping to be back on skis before the snow melted.
Dave Mirra did things few people could on a BMX bike, using a combination of natural ability, fearlessness and innovation to take the sport to places many never thought possible.
Sara Takanashi of Japan soared to her eighth straight ski jumping World Cup victory on Thursday, extending her lead in the overall standings.
Italian manufacturer Wilier Triestina says it will sue the Belgian cyclist who used a motor on her bike at the cyclo-cross world championships in the latest scandal to rock the sport.
New Zealand's Kane Williamson and Martin Guptill shared a record partnership as the Black Caps beat Pakistan by three wickets with two balls to spare on Sunday, taking the one-day series 2-0.
Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli struck brisk half-centuries as India beat Australia by 27 runs in their second Twenty20 to take a winning 2-0 lead in the three-game series on Friday.