Taiwanese tennis star Hsieh Su-wei (謝淑薇) announced Wednesday that she would not represent Taiwan in the women's doubles event at the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, as an act of protest against the local tennis association's selection system for coaches and players.
A general view shows a sand storm hitting the Silkway rally bivouac near the Chinese city of Dunhuang on Wednesday, July 20. The 11th special stage was canceled due to severe weather conditions.
Anthony Rizzo hit a three-run homer as the Chicago Cubs stopped an eight-game losing streak against the New York Mets with a 5-1 victory on Monday night in a rematch of last year's National League Championship Series.
Oksana Chusovitina is training for a record-breaking seventh Olympic Games that will see the Uzbek star become the oldest woman gymnast to compete at the age of 41.
New, stricter security checks were implemented in Brazilian airports Monday, stalling travelers and delaying flights less than three weeks before Rio de Janeiro hosts the Olympics.
Chris Froome dismissed suggestions he's got the Tour de France wrapped up, pointing to four tough stages in the Alps to come.
Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has withdrawn from the Rogers Cup tennis tournament because of fatigue.
The player who beat Novak Djokovic at Wimbledon is ready to get back on the court.
Performers wave flags during the South Korean Olympic team's inaugural ceremony for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, July 19. The Summer Olympic Games will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from August 5. South Korean team aims to rank in the top 10 competing nations in the medal tally.
Russia operated a state-dictated doping system during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics and other events, an independent investigator said Monday in a report likely to lead to demands for Russia to be completely banned from the Rio Games.