Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Katie Ledecky of the United States broke her own 1,500-meter freestyle record in the heats of the world swimming championships in Kazan on Monday.
Monday, August 3, 2015
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is alarmed by "wild allegations" made by two European media outlets of widespread suspicious drug tests in track and field, and is asking an independent body to investigate.
Italy's Simone Ruffini won the world championship men's marathon 25-kilometer open water gold medal on Saturday and celebrated by proposing to his girlfriend on the podium.
Anita Wlodarczyk of Poland has bettered her own hammer throw world record with a distance of 81.08 meters at the Kamila Skolimowska Memorial Throws Festival in Cetniewo.
A German businessman and power boating fanatic on Saturday broke a 57-year-old record for the fastest boat crossing between the United States and Cuba.
Sunday, August 2, 2015
Taylor Phinney had to endure such a long rehab from a devastating injury that the Olympic cyclist picked up painting and learned to fly a plane, just to help pass the time.
Saturday, August 1, 2015
The 1984 Summer Olympic Torch that Bruce Jenner, now known as Caitlyn Jenner, carried through Lake Tahoe, Nevada, sold for just under US$24,000 at an auction of sports memorabilia Thursday.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Many both in the peloton and watching from afar may have groaned when Chris Froome said he intended to ride on for another six to eight years, but not everyone is disappointed.
Monday, July 27, 2015
Chris Froome will ride into Paris on Sunday wearing the Tour de France yellow jersey as only a disaster can prevent him winning a second crown.
Chris Froome is set to be crowned Tour de France champion for the second time on Sunday, but he is already planning his next success.