Monday, August 25, 2014
Five-time Olympic gold medalist Ryan Lochte lost out on a final spot to Michael Phelps in the 200 meters individual medley at the Pan Pacific Championships on Sunday.
A Japanese wrestler-turned-politician hopes his vision of “sports diplomacy” can repair his country's fraught relationship with North Korea, as he prepares to host an extraordinary sporting event in Pyongyang.
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Katie Ledecky smashed another world record as Michael Phelps won his first individual gold medal post-retirement at the Pan Pacific Championships in Australia on Saturday.
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Jazmin Carlin launched herself into the upper realms of distance swimming with victory in the 800 meters freestyle while “Iron Lady” Katinka Hosszu won three medals on a night of quality racing at the European Championships on Thursday.
Olympic champion and world record holder Renaud Lavillenie suffered a surprise defeat at the Stockholm Diamond League meeting on Thursday, just five days after the Frenchman wrapped up a third consecutive European title.
Elia Viviani led a stream of sprinters past a tiring Jens Voigt to win the fourth stage of the USA Pro Challenge cycling race Thursday while Tejay Van Garderen kept the overall lead.
Japanese figure-skating heartthrob Daisuke Takahashi has denied being the victim of sexual harassment as a scandal raged over magazine photos of him in the clutches of the 49-year-old boss of his sport, local media reported Friday.
Friday, August 22, 2014
A 70-year-old Australian grandfather has become the oldest person to swim the English Channel, celebrating his feat by having a couple of beers “for medicinal purposes.”
Thursday, August 21, 2014
U.S. superstar Michael Phelps came out of retirement because he believes he can swim faster than ever before, his coach Bob Bowman said on Wednesday.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Katinka Hosszu and Velimir Stjepanovic were the first individual winners on the opening night at the European Swimming Championships in Berlin.