Graham Rahal lifted his arm over his head just as he reached the finish line at Texas Motor Speedway, then glanced to his right to make sure he had won the race.
Kenyan security guard Michael Douglas Ongeri has a dream -- and won't be daunted by poverty, a 13-hour workday or training in Qatar's searing heat, far from his family.
Russia is banned from the Paralympic Games as punishment for a state-backed doping program, after losing an appeal at sport's highest court.
Less than 24 hours after the close of the Rio Olympics, Ryan Lochte took a major financial hit Monday for a drunken incident he initially tried to pass off as an armed robbery.
Australia's 100-meter freestyle world record holder and gold medal hope Cate Campbell went into the Olympics with a painful hernia, a report said Tuesday.
Cricket-obsessed Pakistanis were Tuesday celebrating their national team's "incredible journey" to the top of the Test rankings after a turbulent seven years in which they were forced to play home matches on neutral venues.
Dale Steyn marked his return to the international game with two early wickets to give South Africa a much-needed boost on the second morning of the first test against New Zealand at Kingsmead.
Actor-singer Jordan Fisher remembers the days he spent training as a gymnast, hoping to one day reach the Olympics. Those days are over, but as the 22-year-old watches the 2016 Summer Olympics, it motivates him to continue tackling another life goal: releasing his first album.
With just under a year left before the 2017 Universiade (世大運) begins, concerns continue to mount over whether host city Taipei will be able to finish all the venues in time.
Pakistan's one-day form is a "real concern" to coach Mickey Arthur and the South African believes it could "take some time" to improve the team's standing in white-ball cricket.