After so much bad luck at the Tour de France, Michael Matthews believed he was jinxed. Two years ago, the Australian rider crashed days before he was scheduled to take a flight to the start of the Tour in England and had to pull out before the race.
The leader of the U.S. anti-doping effort says nothing short of removing the Russian flag from this summer's Olympics would suffice if an upcoming report about Russian doping is as damning as expected.
Through hail, heat and constant pressure from some of his main rivals, Chris Froome rode strong during the toughest stage in the Pyrenees of the Tour de France on Sunday.
The UFC has been sold for approximately US$4 billion to a group led by Hollywood talent agency WME-IMG. UFC President Dana White confirmed the sale of the mixed martial arts promotional company in text messages to The Associated Press on Sunday night.
Diminished by a fever and still reeling from crashes on the opening two days of the race, two-time champion Alberto Contador pulled out of the Tour de France during the toughest Pyrenean stage on Sunday.
Ostracized by many in her native Russia for blowing the whistle on doping practices, Yulia Stepanova finally had a chance to run, in the European championships, but was let down by her body.
Hit by a virus, denied a place on the Tour de France and then parting company with his team, not much went right last season for German sprinter Marcel Kittel.
A dog rests as the pack with Sky cycling team rider Luke Rowe of Britain passes during the third stage of the Tour de France cycling race, which starts in Granville and finishes in Angers, France, Monday, July 4.
After 16 hours without food or water, Moath al-Khawaldeh laces up pink training shoes and begins working up a sweat sprinting across a track in the Jordanian capital of Amman.
Taiwanese badminton players Tai Tzu-ying (戴資穎) and Chou Tien-chen (周天成) kept the singles titles at the Yonex Chinese Taipei Open at home Sunday.