Usain Bolt used his strong finish to win the 100 meters in 9.98 seconds at the Golden Spike meet on Friday. Bolt recovered from a slow start but pulled ahead in the second half of the race to breeze unchallenged to the victory.
Rikke Pedersen successfully defended her 200-meter breaststroke title at the European Championships on Friday just hours after it emerged that Russian rival Yuliya Efimova's temporary doping ban had been lifted and that the pair might meet again at the Olympics.
Bicyclists across the world have pedaled quietly in their annual ride to honor those injured or killed while cycling.
Gwen Jorgensen, of the United States, gives a high-five to spectators, after winning the world series triathlon in Yokohama, Japan for a consecutive fourth time on Saturday, May 14.
Ryan Lochte is having too much fun preparing for Rio Games in three months to even think about competing in his fifth Olympics in 2020.
Taiwan woman wrestler Chen Wen-ling is all smiles in this photo taken recently. Chen, who is in the 63-67 kilogram category, is set to represent Taiwan in freestyle wrestling in the upcoming Rio Olympics.
Sarah Rudder was on the verge of a key promotion in the U.S. Marines on Sept. 11, 2001 when the terrorist attacks struck and eventually left her without a leg.
A whistleblower who uncovered systemic doping inside Russia's track team told "60 Minutes" he sent 200 emails and 50 letters about the cheating to the World Anti-Doping Agency, which told him it didn't have the power to investigate inside the country.
The influx of asylum seekers into Germany, especially from cricket-mad Pakistan and Afghanistan, has created an unexpected boom for the sport in a country where football has long been king.
Just 248 days after he underwent a kidney transplant, Olympic gold medallist Aries Merritt will on Friday take part in the first Diamond League meeting of the season.