Monday, July 28, 2014
Finally cracking broad smiles after weeks of no-nonsense racing, Vincenzo Nibali confirmed he will win the Tour de France after another impressive ride in a dramatic penultimate stage on Saturday.
Australia's swim stars sent their country top of the Commonwealth Games medals table on Saturday while Jamaican sprint sensation Usain Bolt sprinkled a little stardust on Glasgow.
Sunday, July 27, 2014
Ramunas Navardauskas of Lithuania led a late breakaway in a downpour to win the 19th Stage of the Tour de France on Friday after hitching a ride with his Garmin-Sharp teammates.
Australia continued to dominate the Commonwealth Games swimming competition with four more golds on Friday while Wales were sent reeling by a second doping shock.
Saturday, July 26, 2014
Vincenzo Nibali emphasized his total domination of the 2014 Tour de France with a fourth stage victory on Thursday.
Australia set a new women's 4x100m freestyle relay world record of 3min 30:98sec as they retained their Commonwealth Games title in Glasgow on Thursday.
Ross Murdoch broke the Commonwealth Games record for the second time in a day to deny hot favorite Michael Jamieson as Scotland claimed gold and silver in the men's 200m breaststroke on Thursday.
Top seeds Singapore's women secured their progress from the preliminary round of the team table tennis at the Commonwealth Games before the men's team pulled off another convincing victory.
Friday, July 25, 2014
On the last of four Pyrenees ascents, Rafal Majka winked at a French TV camera and tugged playfully at a motorcycle's antenna.
England's Jodie Stimpson won the opening gold of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Thursday on a day when the multi-sport event was hit by the withdrawal of athletics legend Mo Farah.