He's used to making waves in the pool, but Ryan Lochte has caused a few ripples of excitement on social media after tweeting out a photo of himself in front of what he claims was 10,000 calories worth of food, including piles of chicken and asparagus.
Usain Bolt's training partner Kemar Bailey-Cole proved a golden substitute for the six-time Olympic champion by winning the Commonwealth Games 100m title Monday in Glasgow.
Whisper it quietly, but after years of foreign domination the prospect of a French winner of the Tour de France is more than just a mere pipe dream.
Endeavour -- the boat's name is befitting of its journey twice to the brink of destruction and the tireless work that went in to restoring the 1934 vessel to its former glory.
Seven years ago, Steve Way was a 20 per day smoker and weighed a hefty 230 pounds (104 kilograms). On Sunday, he led the marathon competition against the best in the Commonwealth before finishing a creditable 10th place.
Vincenzo Nibali became only the sixth man in history to win all three of cycling's major tours as he sealed victory in this year's Tour de France Sunday.
An athlete who didn't even compete at the Commonwealth Games was the star attraction Saturday in Glasgow.
With the last day of the Tour de France usually uneventful as it relates to changes in the overall lead, Saturday marked the last realistic opportunity someone could catch Vincenzo Nibali.
Inspirational Joanna Rowsell added another gold to her rapidly growing collection with a classy victory in the individual pursuit at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow Friday.
Garmin-Sharp's Ramunas Navardauskas became the first Lithuanian to win a stage of the Tour de France Friday.
After just one day of competition, a new sport has emerged at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow: snapping selfies with the Queen.
After crashing in the Tour de Suisse and being overlooked by his team for the Tour de France -- he became the first British winner of the race in 2012 -- Bradley Wiggins hoped relief would come at the Commonwealth Games.
Queen Elizabeth II opened the 20th Commonwealth Games in the Scottish city of Glasgow Wednesday ahead of 11 days of sporting competition.
Poland's Rafal Majka won the 17th stage of the Tour de France to extend his lead as the King of the Mountains.
Delicious cupcakes can make pretty much any situation sweet.
One minute he was at the top, looking down. King of all he surveyed.
In a reunion that was once unthinkable, Mike Tyson will deliver the presenting speech for Mike Tyson's induction into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II cheered Estimate on to success at the Gold Cup in 2013 but now her her five-year old filly is in the dock.
Indian Relay might just be America's best-kept sporting secret.
How do you keep a 500kg sports star in shape? Horses use lasers, lights and other unlikely gadgets to stay fit.
Cycling can be the cruelest of sports and just when New Zealand's Jack Bauer was ready to celebrate a Tour de France stage win it was snatched away from him in an instant.
Here's a look at the life of LeBron James, basketball superstar.
Friday's 13th stage of the Tour de France may have been unlucky for Rafal Majka, but the Polish rider made amends by storming to victory in the 14th stage on Saturday.
First there was the Google driverless car. Now there's the Rolls-Royce 'robo-ship.'
With the Alps looming large, Norway's Alexander Kristoff took his chance to fulfill a childhood dream and claim victory in a stage of the Tour de France.
Standing on the podium at London 2012, Joanna Rowsell achieved her greatest dream -- and gave hope to millions around the world who suffer from a condition that can have devastating effects on self-confidence.
Usually television focuses its attention on winners, but American Andrew Talansky's fighting spirit and never-say-die attitude prompted a rethink Wednesday in one of the world's toughest sporting events.
The DEA launches an investigation into claims that NFL players illegally have been given powerful painkillers, among other prescription drugs, source says.
Two-time champion Alberto Contador is out of this year's Tour de France after suffering a heavy crash during Monday's 10th stage.
The NFL may take over Wembley Stadium -- England's spiritual home of soccer -- every September and October but it was a racecourse that played host to one of gridiron's biggest star's Saturday as Denver Broncos Wes Welker flew in to cheer on his racehorse.
It's nearly 200 years old, and people still come back for more.
Defending Tour de France champion Chris Froome has given up on his repeat bid after crashing at least twice Wednesday, according to race's Twitter account.
Every morning before riding, Gary Stevens has to walk four miles.
The Tour de France is arguably the world's toughest event -- but it's just got a whole lot tougher.
It was, said Novak Djokovic, the highest level of grand slam tennis he had ever been involved in, an unquestionable highlight of his career.
Vincenzo Nibali was rewarded for a bold late move to win the second stage of the Tour de France in Sheffield Sunday and don the coveted yellow jersey.
Mark Cavendish clashed with Simon Gerrans during opening stage of the 101st Tour de France in Yorkshire, dislocating his right shoulder.
Britain's love affair with the Tour de France will be rekindled when its 101st edition starts Saturday in Yorkshire.
26-year-old Ji Cheng will become the first rider from China to compete in the Tour de France when the famous race kicks off its 101st edition on Saturday.
William Fox-Pitt sounds rather like a character straight out of the pages of a novel and, at times, his life has played out like one.
Baseball legend Barry Bonds gets a hearing in federal court on his obstruction of justice conviction stemming from an investigation into steroids use.
Ben Ainslie's bid to bring the America's Cup to Britain for the first time ever has secured an important financial boost from the UK government.
An Australian rugby league star has been sacked from his club after a photograph circulated that appeared to show him urinating into his own mouth.
No World Cup games to watch, no trash to talk, no bandwagons to ride. It was a sad day on Twitter without the World Cup.
It's raining hard Thursday in Recife, Brazil, where the U.S. is facing off against Germany in a crucial World Cup game.
Leading the charge for Team U.S.A. at the World Cup: Who is German-born coach Jurgen Klinsmann?
As darkness falls on Copacabana, the floodlights flick on and locals gather for a game of kick-about late into the night. The bars, restaurants, sidewalks and beaches of Rio de Janeiro all seem to pulse to the beat of football.
Four years after "The Decision," LeBron James appears headed toward another one.
The U.S. team will play its second game of the World Cup, following a big win last Monday against Ghana. Here's what to look for today from Brazil:
There was more heartbreak for Britain's Queen Elizabeth II Friday as her horse Bold Sniper was beaten in the Wolferton Stakes on Royal Ascot's fourth day.
Nearly 20 years have passed, but Diego Goldman still can't get rid of the sensation in his nostrils.
They think it's all over... it is now.
A polo handicap is often said to be a passport to the world. This certainly proved true in Alysen Miller's case as she caught a lesson from the Fecundo Pieres.
The second day of Royal Ascot delivered a shock in the day's feature race, the Prince of Wales Stakes.
Eye-popping physiques, multimillion dollar incomes, celebrity status -- and that's just the women.
Nine months at sea, one change of clothes, no sleep and a strange language. Could you cope?
The biggest sporting event on the globe may be taking place in Brazil at the World Cup, but try telling that to Royal Ascot.
"We all dream of a team of Carraghers" is a tribute to Liverpool FC's former player and cult hero, Jamie Carragher, which dares to imagine a first 11 made up entirely of the club's legendary defender.
Tony Gwynn, a Hall of Fame outfielder who spent his entire pro career with the San Diego Padres, has died after a multiyear battle with cancer. He was 54.
A month ago, Martin Kaymer paid an emotional tribute to his deceased Mum after winning the Players' Championship on Mother's Day.
When Brazil and Croatia hit the pitch for the World Cup opener, football fanatics in Bangkok will be forced to contend with more than unfriendly time zones.
You can buy a lot of silverware with $134m. But can you buy the America's Cup?
The World Cup is expected to bring in billions to Brazil's economy but who will benefit the most?
The New York Knicks on Tuesday introduced longtime NBA player Derek Fisher as the team's 26th head coach.
Tonalist won the Belmont Stakes "fair and square," California Chrome co-owner Steve Coburn told ABC on Monday as he apologized for his previous remarks
Here's a look at what you need to know about horse racing's Triple Crown. The three races in the Triple Crown are the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes, and the Belmont Stakes.
On a private field in Windsor, England, before an audience of no more than a dozen or so spectators, one of the greatest players his sport has ever seen is plying his trade.
It's going to take two to three weeks for thoroughbred California Chrome to heal from a nasty injury to his hoof, his trainer Art Sherman said Sunday.
Favorite Australia lands an historic victory for trainer Aidan O'Brien and breeder Lord Derby in the Epsom Derby.
It's rare enough for a jockey to get a shot at winning the Triple Crown. Jockey Victor Espinoza will get a second chance, riding California Chrome on Saturday.
More people have walked on the moon than have won the fabled Triple Crown of U.S. horse racing. But the scores could soon be level.
Twelve months ago, Ruler of the World made history for trainer Aiden O'Brien by capturing the 2013 Epsom Derby, arguably the world's most prestigious flat race.
Soldiers patrolling the streets, barely-begun construction sites and sewage-soaked waterways. The 2016 Olympic Games are still two years away, but the list of problems appears to be growing.
Bored of the Med? An increasing number of superyacht owners are now sailing to the ends of the Earth.
A British supermarket chain has defended the sale of a wearable England flag that has been compared to a Ku Klux Klan uniform.
The Washington Redskins, stinging from calls to change its racist name, apparently fumbled a desperate Twitter appeal to fans.
You'll find his name and initials everywhere you go at the French Open -- the famous green and brick red logo stamped on everything from parasols and caps to towels and tennis balls.
Horseball players say their sport -- rugby and basketball, with hints of Harry Potter -- deserves a place at the Olympics.
The NBA stepped up its global expansion Thursday with announcements of regular season games in the 2014/15 season in Mexico City and London.
Long-time rugby fans don't need graphs or charts to see that players are getting bigger.
By the age of just 29, Hidetoshi Nakata was recognized by many as the greatest footballer Japan had ever produced. So why the glum look?
With owners ranging from onetime Presidents of the United States through Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Makhtoum to the Queen of England herself, horse racing is known as the 'Sport of Kings' for good reason.
"I got the sailors to lash me to the mast to observe it. I was lashed for four hours and I did not expect to escape, but I felt bound to record it if I did."
Sometimes the price of success is losing the thing you most cherish.
A dozen years ago, jockey Victor Espinoza went into the Belmont Stakes on War Emblem with a chance to win one of sports' great titles, the Triple Crown.
The cricketing world has been rocked by fresh revelations over alleged fixing by former New Zealand players, following the leak of player statements.
California Chrome co-owner Steve Coburn wants horse to run in the Belmont Stakes, but will leave it up to the horse's trainer amid questions over nasal strips.
Already dubbed a horse racing "rock star," California Chrome's owners are laying plans to maximize the thoroughbred's rising profile ahead of the colt's bid to win the Belmont Stakes and the Triple Crown.
Take one dentist, a catsuit, a horse and a barrel, and you have a world champion.
Are houseboats the answer to sky-high property prices?
Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome is highly favored Saturday at the Preakness Stakes -- the second race of the illustrious and elusive Triple Crown.
The air miles don't accrue, there's no free holiday to aspire to at the end of it, and the flights are seemingly never ending.
New Zealand may have retained rugby's Sevens World Series in fine style, but Fiji's Samisoni Viriviri claimed the honor of being named the competition's leading player following the finale in England.
On an April morning at Newmarket's famous Rowley Mile, a stretch of turf so hallowed it traces its origins back to Britain's King Charles II, the fate of Lot 99 is about to be decided.
As a young child in Fiji, rugby star Waisale Serevi strained to hear tales of his heroes through the crackles of an old transistor radio.
When former Brazil international captain Cafu is asked why he became a professional footballer, he gives a simple reply. "I was born in 1970."