Monday, August 17, 2015
While thousands of runners descend upon Cape Cod for the New Balance Falmouth Road Race this weekend, an additional 100 are planning to compete from the comfort of their home or gym.
Sunday, August 16, 2015
LONDON - The world athletics governing body blocked the publication of a report that showed as many as a third of the world's top athletes admitted using banned performance-enhancing techniques, The Sunday Times reported.
Saturday, August 15, 2015
After 17 years of intensive training, Japanese university karate champion Emiko Kawasaki may be about to realize her lifelong dream and have a chance to compete at the Olympics.
Australian surf champion Mick Fanning said he was excited about resuming competitive surfing after fighting off a shark in South Africa, but admitted he was spooked by seeing a fin on his first return to the waves.
Friday, August 14, 2015
Taiwanese belly dance teacher Alida Lin (林介文) won a dance competition in Egypt earlier this month, becoming the first ethnic Chinese to win the annual contest.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Michael Phelps already has far more medals than any Olympic athlete. There is no longer any reason to doubt he'll have another massive haul in Rio.
Thirteen rowers on the 40-member U.S. team came down with stomach illness at the World Junior Rowing Championships -- a trial run for next summer's Olympics -- and the team doctor said she suspected it was due to pollution in the lake where the competition took place.
Monday, August 10, 2015
Yachts and fishing boats converged Saturday on Rio's filthy Guanabara Bay, the site of next year's Olympic sailing contests, to protest the authorities' failure to tackle severe pollution.
Little sister upset big sister and the rest of the world in the 100-meter freestyle. Bronte Campbell led all the way against a strong field at the world championships Friday, winning in 52.52 seconds.
London Marathon organizers are "very concerned" by claims in a British Sunday newspaper that the race was won seven times over a 12-year period by athletes who recorded suspicious blood scores.