Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova on Monday became the first athlete to announce she would appeal against her ban from next month's Rio Games over doping.
Britain's Chris Froome won his third Tour de France on Sunday to confirm his status as one of the all-time greats on the world's most grueling race.
Baltimore pinch-hitter Nolan Reimold hit a game-winning, two-out homer in the ninth inning to give the Orioles a 5-3 win against Cleveland on Sunday, completing a three-game sweep of their rival American League division leader.
Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler died in a car crash in Wisconsin after working at a kicking clinic, a sheriff's department official said Sunday. LSU kicker Colby Delahoussaye was injured in the crash.
Ravichandran Ashwin completed a magnificent all-round performance with seven wickets to bowl India to a crushing victory by an innings and 92 runs on the fourth day of the first Test against the West Indies in Antigua on Sunday.
The International Olympic Committee's (IOC) decision not to ban Russia from the Rio Games over state-run doping left international sports leaders divided on Monday, less than two weeks before the opening ceremony.
Members of the Chinese Taipei Women's Volleyball Team happily pose after beating their Philippine counterpart in the 2016 Asian Women's U19 Volleyball Championship on Monday, July 25. The Chinese Taipei team will first encounter mainland China's team in the quarter-finals.
Los Angeles slugger Adrian Gonzalez hit a 429-foot homer to spark a three-run sixth inning which lifted the Dodgers to a 7-2 win at St. Louis on Saturday in a clash of National League contenders.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Sunday ordered individual sports federations to decide whether Russian competitors should take part in the Rio Games after failing to agree on a complete ban over Russia's state-run doping.
Jared du Toit was in position to become the first Canadian to win the Canadian Open in 62 years -- and the first amateur to break through on the PGA Tour in 25 seasons.