Sunday, August 17, 2014
Dafne Schippers emulated legendary Dutch compatriot Fanny Blankers-Koen by completing the 100m-200m sprint double at the European athletics championships on Friday.
American swimming superstar Michael Phelps said Saturday it would take time to return to his best ahead of next week's Pan Pacific Championships in Australia.
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Mahiedine Mekhissi thought he was winning his third straight European Championship 3,000-meter steeplechase title and wanted to celebrate in style — bare-chested through the finishing straight.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Mo Farah, the reigning world and Olympic 5,000m and 10,000m champion, missed the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow because he collapsed and knocked himself out on a bathroom floor and spent four days in a hospital.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Ryan Lochte edged Michael Phelps in the 200m individual medley at the U.S. Swimming Championships on Sunday in a battle of the top two swimmers ever in the event.
Monday, August 11, 2014
Katie Ledecky swam a “pretty close to perfect” race on Saturday to seize the 400m freestyle world record at the U.S. Championships.
Legendary former chess champion Garry Kasparov will on Monday attempt to seize the sport's top job from a man who claims he was abducted by aliens and is accused of being a Kremlin puppet who built ties to the world's most brutal dictators.
Sunday, August 10, 2014
Olympic great Michael Phelps settled for silver in the 100m butterfly at the U.S. Swimming Championships on Friday, falling by one one-hundredth of a second to Tom Shields.
The president of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) said recently that the body's first professional event will epitomize the sport of boxing.
Saturday, August 9, 2014
Katie Ledecky edged world champion Missy Franklin to win the 200m freestyle Thursday in a rare meeting of America's teen swimming queens at the U.S. championships.