Tiger Woods withdrew from the PGA Championship, the first time he will go an entire year without playing a major.
Teenager Piolo Perez swings his bat on a baseball field built atop the Philippines' most notorious trash heap, sending home run balls crashing through the shanties mushrooming on the outfield.
Sports fans living outside Brazil who bought tickets for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics early may be regretting it, having paid higher prices and add-on fees.
Tamika Catchings had 23 points and four steals to help the Indiana Fever hand the Los Angeles Sparks their first two-game losing streak of the season in a 92-82 victory Tuesday night.
Taiwanese tennis star Hsieh Su-wei (謝淑薇) announced Wednesday that she would not represent Taiwan in the women's doubles event at the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, as an act of protest against the local tennis association's selection system for coaches and players.
A general view shows a sand storm hitting the Silkway rally bivouac near the Chinese city of Dunhuang on Wednesday, July 20. The 11th special stage was canceled due to severe weather conditions.
Anthony Rizzo hit a three-run homer as the Chicago Cubs stopped an eight-game losing streak against the New York Mets with a 5-1 victory on Monday night in a rematch of last year's National League Championship Series.
Oksana Chusovitina is training for a record-breaking seventh Olympic Games that will see the Uzbek star become the oldest woman gymnast to compete at the age of 41.
New, stricter security checks were implemented in Brazilian airports Monday, stalling travelers and delaying flights less than three weeks before Rio de Janeiro hosts the Olympics.
Chris Froome dismissed suggestions he's got the Tour de France wrapped up, pointing to four tough stages in the Alps to come.