Almandin stormed down the straight to beat Heartbreak City by a long head in the 156th Melbourne Cup on Tuesday, giving owner Lloyd Williams a record fifth win in Australia's richest race and jockey Kerrin McEvoy his second victory in the 2-mile classic.
Four months after getting legally married to Nicole Johnson, Michael Phelps is celebrating in Mexico.
As the presidential candidates sprint the final leg of the race for the White House, sports luminaries are lining up behind their preferred candidates.
Thousands of people took to the streets in cities across Bangladesh as the perennial under-achievers beat England by 108 runs on Sunday to post one of their most momentous cricketing victories.
Swimmers brave cold waters around Penghu on Sunday, Oct. 30. Monsoon winds from the northeast have pushed the temperature down across Taiwan, and caused higher tidal waves yesterday. That didn't stop the Penghu government from holding the swimming competition, which was organized to promote sports and tourism. The competition was divided into 500-meter and 1500-meter events. Originally 257 people had signed up, but the low temperature saw only 179 actually participate.
Cyclists head off from the starting line at the nationwide road cycling ranking competition in Taitung on Sunday, Oct. 30. In the event, 275 domestic elite competitors vied to qualify for the national team squad at the Asian Games in 2017.
Sri Lanka batsmen Kaushal Silva and Kusal Perera rode their luck as Zimbabwe dropped a series of catches on the opening day of the first Test at Harare Sports Club on Saturday.
Germany's World Cup-winning coach Joachim Loew is set to extend his reign until 2020 amidst reports his new contract will be confirmed on Monday by the German FA (DFB).
Launching a comeback after an 18-month hiatus, Patrick Chan had been frustrated to find figure skating's version of a slam dunk contest.
The International Olympic Committee on Thursday stripped three Kazakh weightlifters of gold medals won at the London 2012 Games for doping.