Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Michael Phelps already has far more medals than any Olympic athlete. There is no longer any reason to doubt he'll have another massive haul in Rio.
Thirteen rowers on the 40-member U.S. team came down with stomach illness at the World Junior Rowing Championships -- a trial run for next summer's Olympics -- and the team doctor said she suspected it was due to pollution in the lake where the competition took place.
Monday, August 10, 2015
Yachts and fishing boats converged Saturday on Rio's filthy Guanabara Bay, the site of next year's Olympic sailing contests, to protest the authorities' failure to tackle severe pollution.
Little sister upset big sister and the rest of the world in the 100-meter freestyle. Bronte Campbell led all the way against a strong field at the world championships Friday, winning in 52.52 seconds.
London Marathon organizers are "very concerned" by claims in a British Sunday newspaper that the race was won seven times over a 12-year period by athletes who recorded suspicious blood scores.
Sunday, August 9, 2015
World athletics' ruling body the IAAF on Saturday condemned as "naive" the two blood experts at the center of mass doping allegations.
Saturday, August 8, 2015
Ryan Lochte wrote himself into the history books on Thursday while Katie Ledecky won her fourth gold at the world swimming championships to cap a great night for the United States.
The world swimming championships' youngest competitor is set to make a controversial splash in the Kazan pool on Friday when ten-year-old Alzain Tareq races in the women's 50-meter freestyle heats.
A test event for 2016 Olympic equestrian began in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday, following an outbreak of the highly contagious and deadly disease, glanders.
Australia's humiliating batting collapse against England which saw the team all out for 60 before lunch was Friday acknowledged as a "horror show" and prompted a call for skipper Michael Clarke to retire.