London hosts the world athletics championships for the first time -- five years after the Olympics -- and the 10-day event will mark the farewell of icons Usain Bolt and Mo Farah
Britain's Adam Peaty shattered his own world record in the men's 50-metre breaststroke on Tuesday just hours after winning world championship gold over 100m.
Froome is the seventh rider to claim the yellow jersey without a stage win over the three weeks.
Joey Chestnut beats his own record in the July 4 hot dog eating contest on Coney Island.
Americans lose out on a repeat of their stunning come-from-behind victory in 2013.
A "godfather" of Thai politics is using cash and contacts to transform his once poor, forgotten rice-farming fiefdom into an unlikely sporting Camelot, complete with a football stadium and racetrack set to host the MotoGP.
Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, Monday joined the board of an Australian mental health company, a subject close to his heart after his struggles with depression and substance abuse.
Queen Elizabeth II could become involved in a spat between a racehorse owner and the country's horse-racing authority over the barring of a jockey from competing in the prestigious English Derby.
The IAAF rejected bids from 28 Russians to compete as neutral athletes on Wednesday and approved only three.
Liu Tsu-yuan (劉祖沅) of Taiwan fought through pain to win boys' decathlon title Sunday at the Asian Youth Athletics Championships in Bangkok.