Cyclist stabbed to death near Olympic venue as city officials continue to grapple with crime, pollution in build up to games.
Alberto Contador outclassed his rivals on a tough individual time trial Saturday to reclaim the overall lead of the Giro d'Italia after the 14th stage.
Boston and U.S. Olympic leaders will travel to Switzerland next week to sound out the IOC about their struggling candidacy for the 2024 Summer Games.
Defending 100-meter freestyle champion James Magnussen of Australia will miss the July world swimming championships in Kazan, Russia, due to left shoulder surgery.
President of Summer Olympic association tells Vizer: You don't represent us.
IOC head Thomas Bach impressed by the history and unity of Rome's 2024 Olympic bid.
Rio celebrates with rings brought from London's 2012 Olympics.
The Australian has been a proponent of stricter doping penalties during his time as president.
Former 800m world champion was forced to take a humiliating gender test aged 18, but is now hoping for glory in Rio.
The group leading the bid to bring the 2024 Olympics to Boston shook up its management Thursday, making Boston Celtics co-owner Steve Pagliuca the new chairman.
The head of umbrella body SportAccord has issued a 20-point plan for discussions with the IOC, including the introduction of prize money for Olympic athletes.
The Brazilian gymnastics confederation has suspended three athletes for comments made to a black teammate that were caught on video.
German Paralympian Markus Rehm is calling for a new scientific study to determine whether his carbon-fiber prosthesis gives him an unfair advantage.
The running shoes worn by Roger Bannister when he broke the 4-minute mile will be going on sale.
Lance Armstrong has the media in thrall to his "cult", according to 2008 Olympic road-race champion Nicole Cooke, who claims that it still "pays to dope" for young cyclists.
Lance Armstrong's legal team is saying his Tour de France victories were worth far more to sponsor U.S. Postal Service than they were to him.
Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be formally sentenced to death next month after at least 20 victims describe the impact the terror attack had on their lives.
Sidney Crosby decided to extend his season after an early exit from the playoffs, and it worked out pretty well.
Marvin Bracy clocked 9.95 seconds to win the men's 100 meters at the World Challenge Beijing meet Wednesday, a day after American teammate Justin Gatlin withdrew from the event.
Russia faces punishment from the International Ice Hockey Federation after its players left the ice before the victorious Canadian team's anthem was played after the world championship final.
Boston's troubled bid for the 2024 Olympics took another ding Monday, when a key U.S. Olympic leader suggested the city was no sure thing to remain the American candidate to bid for the games.
U.S. Olympian Ryan Lochte won the men's 200-meter IM during the Arena Pro Swim Series meet's final day Sunday, while Michael Phelps failed to make the finals in two events.
Japan eliminates some stadium features citing cost and efficiency concerns.