The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has rejected clarion calls for Russia to be banned from next month's Rio Olympics over the nation's doping record, offering athletes a lifeline by ruling that decisions on individual competitors will be left to the international sports federations.
(The Sports Xchange) - The Chicago White Sox suspended All-Star left-hander Chris Sale for five days due to a pregame incident on Saturday in which he reportedly cut up some of the team's uniforms, the club announced Sunday.
PARIS Briton Chris Froome cemented his status as one of the greatest Tour de France riders when he secured his third title on Sunday after a three-week rocky ride.
RIO DE JANEIRO Tens of thousands of armed troops fanned out across Rio de Janeiro and local organizers faced a rebellion by Australia about unfinished living accommodations as athletes began to move in Sunday for the first Olympics ever in South America.
(The Sports Xchange) - Top-seeded Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Rogers Cup due to shoulder inflammation.
BUDAPEST Triple Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton won the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday to seize the championship lead from team mate Nico Rosberg for the first time this season.
NEW YORK Over the past few weeks, one U.S. marketing executive's phone has been ringing hot with offers that many sports fans could only dream of: an all-expenses-paid trip to watch the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro next month.
Rickie Fowler, Sergio Garcia and Lee Westwood must be wondering if it will be their turn to leave the list of 'best yet to win a major' at next week's PGA Championship at Baltusrol in Springfield, New Jersey.
RIO DE JANEIRO The Australian Olympic team refused to move in to Rio de Janeiro's village for athletes on Sunday, saying the accommodation was "not safe or ready" for next month's games.
LONDON All seven Russian tennis players have been cleared to compete at the Rio Olympics, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) said on Sunday.
Mega-donors gave millions to back the White House candidates of their choice. It didn't go quite as planned.