A Russian judo official says a four-time European judo champion who committed suicide had been depressed since failing to win a medal at last year's London Olympics.
When Wimbledon gets underway next week, Serena Williams will be there as the defending champion and five-time overall winner.
U.S tennis player, Serena Williams arrives for Burberry Prorsum show, during London Men's spring summer fashion collections 2014, in London, Tuesday, June 18, 2013.
Croydon Harrier Omar Reid took a huge step towards representing Great Britain in the discus after winning the World Youth Trials at Bedford last weekend.
Lolo Jones has angered her bobsled teammates just eight months ahead of the Winter Olympics by publicly revealing the paycheck she received from the U.S. Bobsled and Skeleton Federation, which determines compensation on performance results.
Twice Olympic 200 metres champion Veronica Campbell-Brown could avoid a maximum two-year doping ban because she declared a cream containing a banned diuretic, sources close to Jamaican athletics told Reuters on Tuesday.
The U.S. Women's National Team captured its second consecutive gold medal at the 2013 Pan American Cup, held June 10-16 in Lima, Peru.
Protestors march in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, June 17, 2013. Protests in Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and other Brazilian cities, were set off by a 10-cent hike in public transport fares, have clearly moved beyond that issue to tap into widespread frustration in Brazil about a heavy tax burden, politicians widely viewed as corrupt and woeful ... (more)
More than 100,000 people took to the streets in overwhelmingly peaceful protests in at least eight cities Monday, demonstrations that voiced the deep frustrations Brazilians feel about carrying heavy tax burdens but receiving woeful returns in public education, health, security and transportation.
In the category of no rest for the weary, yet another Grand Slam event will swing into action next week when Wimbledon commences, with Roger Federer as the defending champion.
Throughout his college career, Elijah Greer has been one of the top 800-meter runners in the country.
Mads Glaesner of Denmark, seen at the 2012 short course championships in Istanbul in question, received a three-month suspension.
A Japanese aircraft carrier and two destroyers are attacked during the Battle of the Philippine Sea.
Triathletes begin the swim at the Boulder Sprint on Sunday. The 2013 Boulder Sprint Triathlon was held at the Boulder Reservoir on June 16, 2013.
Sonny Vaccaro speaking to Yale law students in 2007 about his life and pursuit of a lawsuit against the NCAA.
Neither a revved up Jo-Wilfried Tsonga nor the awful British weather could prevent Andy Murray reaching a third Queen's Club final on Saturday as the world number two battled back from a set down to win 4-6, 6-3, 6-2.