Don't expect Chris Froome to indulge in big celebrations on the Champs Elysees. After effectively securing a third Tour de France title on Saturday, the Kenyan-born British rider has already turned his focus to the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
Whitewater churns into foam as double-ended paddles windmill one-person boats into position. The paddles go up in the air as the boats slide through red or green gates, then the furious wind milling begins again.
A year away from golf's return to the Olympics after a 112-year absence, IOC President Thomas Bach said it would be good if the sport had a wide range of players from as many countries as possible competing for medals.
After 40 years helping some of the greatest gymnasts of all time soar to Olympic gold — from Nadia Comaneci to Mary Lou Retton to Nastia Liukin — Martha Karolyi is ready to say goodbye. The U.S. women's national team coordinator is retiring after the 2016 Games.
Marathon world-record holder Paula Radcliffe said Friday that comments she made concerning Caster Semenya have been misrepresented after stating in a radio interview that the South African's current dominance in the 800 meters is "no longer sport."
The lowdown on American archer Mackenzie Brown: She knits, line dances, used to be a competitive swimmer — backstroke was her specialty — and shoots arrows while listening to country music to hone her concentration.
The International Olympic Committee is weighing up whether to ban Russia from next month's games in Rio de Janeiro after revelations of a massive doping cover-up, but relations between the two were once much sunnier.