African discus champion Victor Hogan was dropped from South Africa's Olympic team on Thursday after he failed a doping test and was banned for two years.
Young players of team Taiwan pose for a photo in Manila, after beating South Korea to take the Asia-Pacific championships of the PONY Baseball league. Taiwan's team is set to head to the United States to compete in PONY's world championship tournament.
Lilly Caron, 8, of Bridgeton, Maine, Jason Homchick, of San Diego, and Lilly's father Jason Caron, obscured, ride the Sky Swing at Seacoast Adventure, in Wyndham, Maine, Thursday, July 14. The 30.5-meter swing gives riders the combined thrills of sky diving and hang gliding.
The San Antonio Spurs signed Pau Gasol, beefing up a front line that will be without Tim Duncan next season for the first time in 19 years. They brought back guard Manu Ginobili, too.
NBA star Kevin Durant gestures while giving instructions to university basketball players at a stadium of National Taiwan University in Taipei, Friday, July 15. Durant, arriving on Thursday on his third visit to Taiwan, conducted two basketball workshops on the second day of the current trip.
Treacherous and unfamiliar challenges lie in wait as the British Open tees off at Royal Troon this week and Rory McIlroy returns to the hunt for the Claret Jug.
A look at some of the highlights from the eight games Wednesday at the Las Vegas Summer League:
Portland Timbers' Fanendo Adi #9 goes up for a header over Montreal Impact's Kyle Bekker #18 during an MLS soccer match in Portland, Oregon, Wednesday, July 13.
Eric Hosmer and Salvador Perez made sure the Kansas City Royals will start at home, sweet home, if they get a chance to defend their World Series title.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Tuesday that the league might look at ways of maintaining competitive balance following Kevin Durant's blockbuster move to join the Golden State Warriors.