Patience Kum strides across the training pitch of the Right to Dream academy, a soccer center of excellence nestled in the Ghanaian countryside, and welcomes visitors with an assured handshake.
As the world's top swimmers prepare for the Rio Olympics, a sprightly Japanese centenarian insists she will still be smashing records by the time the 2020 Tokyo Games roll around.
A jury has ruled that a Pennsylvania racetrack didn't cause harm to a man killed by lightning minutes after an August 2012 NASCAR race was stopped.
African discus champion Victor Hogan was dropped from South Africa's Olympic team on Thursday after he failed a doping test and was banned for two years.
Young players of team Taiwan pose for a photo in Manila, after beating South Korea to take the Asia-Pacific championships of the PONY Baseball league. Taiwan's team is set to head to the United States to compete in PONY's world championship tournament.
Lilly Caron, 8, of Bridgeton, Maine, Jason Homchick, of San Diego, and Lilly's father Jason Caron, obscured, ride the Sky Swing at Seacoast Adventure, in Wyndham, Maine, Thursday, July 14. The 30.5-meter swing gives riders the combined thrills of sky diving and hang gliding.
The San Antonio Spurs signed Pau Gasol, beefing up a front line that will be without Tim Duncan next season for the first time in 19 years. They brought back guard Manu Ginobili, too.
NBA star Kevin Durant gestures while giving instructions to university basketball players at a stadium of National Taiwan University in Taipei, Friday, July 15. Durant, arriving on Thursday on his third visit to Taiwan, conducted two basketball workshops on the second day of the current trip.
Treacherous and unfamiliar challenges lie in wait as the British Open tees off at Royal Troon this week and Rory McIlroy returns to the hunt for the Claret Jug.
A look at some of the highlights from the eight games Wednesday at the Las Vegas Summer League: