Saturday, August 8, 2015
A test event for 2016 Olympic equestrian began in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday, following an outbreak of the highly contagious and deadly disease, glanders.
Australia's humiliating batting collapse against England which saw the team all out for 60 before lunch was Friday acknowledged as a "horror show" and prompted a call for skipper Michael Clarke to retire.
Top Kenyan athletes have called for the national governing body, the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) and the world's anti-doping body WADA to take action over reports of widespread doping.
Former Russian marathoner Liliya Shobukhova's doping ban was extended by 14 months to March 2016 by sport's highest court on Thursday following an appeal by the IAAF.
Thursday, August 6, 2015
Katie Ledecky of the U.S. wrote swimming history again at the world championships on Tuesday as three records fell while Australia won backstroke double gold.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Researchers have taken to the peaks of France's Mont Blanc this summer to see whether the body's production of red blood cells at high altitudes has similar effects in athletes to doping agents like EPO.
South Africa's Cameron van der Burgh broke the 50-meter breaststroke world record in Tuesday morning's heats at the world swimming championships as his battle with the UK's Adam Peaty resumed.
Girl power prevailed at the world swimming championships on Monday as three women's records fell and Hungary's "Iron Lady" Katinka Hosszu lived up to her nickname.
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Katie Ledecky of the United States broke her own 1,500-meter freestyle record in the heats of the world swimming championships in Kazan on Monday.
Monday, August 3, 2015
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is alarmed by "wild allegations" made by two European media outlets of widespread suspicious drug tests in track and field, and is asking an independent body to investigate.