Ostracized by many in her native Russia for blowing the whistle on doping practices, Yulia Stepanova finally had a chance to run, in the European championships, but was let down by her body.
Hit by a virus, denied a place on the Tour de France and then parting company with his team, not much went right last season for German sprinter Marcel Kittel.
A dog rests as the pack with Sky cycling team rider Luke Rowe of Britain passes during the third stage of the Tour de France cycling race, which starts in Granville and finishes in Angers, France, Monday, July 4.
After 16 hours without food or water, Moath al-Khawaldeh laces up pink training shoes and begins working up a sweat sprinting across a track in the Jordanian capital of Amman.
Taiwanese badminton players Tai Tzu-ying (戴資穎) and Chou Tien-chen (周天成) kept the singles titles at the Yonex Chinese Taipei Open at home Sunday.
In this Friday, July 1 photo, Kionte Storey practices his starts before his heat in the men's 100-meter dash during the U.S. Paralympics Team Trials in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte set the stage for a blockbuster show in Rio with a scintillating 200-meter medley duel at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials.
Nathan Adrian stormed home to win the 100-meter freestyle at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials punching his ticket to Rio where he'll go for a second straight gold.
Veteran U.S. sprinter Carmelita Jeter on Thursday pulled out of the Olympics after failing to recover from a quadricep muscle injury.
It was business as usual for Usain Bolt as he easily qualified for the semifinals of the men's 100 meters Thursday at the Jamaican Olympic Trials at Kingston's National Stadium.