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  1. Two years to Rio Olympics: More sports storylines

    Aug 5, 2014, 12:15 PM EDT

    Kerri Walsh Jennings, April Ross

    U.S.-Brazil showdowns could come in showcase sport.

  2. Will Rio de Janeiro be ready for the 2016 Olympics?

    Aug 5, 2014, 12:15 PM EDT

    Christ the Redeemer

    With the World Cup over, Brazil’s attention turns to South America’s first Games.

  3. Michael Phelps signs with new swimsuit company

    Aug 5, 2014, 10:57 AM EDT

    Michael Phelps

    New company has never designed a racing suit before, AP reports.

  4. Simone Biles chooses UCLA

    Aug 4, 2014, 1:49 PM EDT

    Simone Biles

    At least one member of the last four U.S. Olympic women’s gymnastics teams has gone to UCLA.

  5. Barcelona Olympic Stadium to be transformed to sports theme park (photos)

    Aug 4, 2014, 11:26 AM EDT

    Open Camp

    Officials say people can race against a virtual Usain Bolt.

  6. Plurality of Brazilians feel Rio 2016 medal target too low

    Aug 4, 2014, 7:56 AM EDT

    Brazil flag

    O Globo poll asked if 27 medals was a reasonable target.

  7. Simone Biles goes wire to wire at Secret Classic

    Aug 2, 2014, 9:28 PM EDT

    Simone Biles

    World all-around champion solid in first meet since October.

  8. McKayla Maroney determined for Rio 2016 despite knee surgery

    Aug 2, 2014, 8:47 PM EDT

    McKayla Maroney

    Maroney was at the Secret Classic but not competing.

  9. Amanda Beard, 32 and mother of 2, to keep swimming

    Aug 2, 2014, 7:54 PM EDT

    Amanda Beard

    Four-time Olympian to swim as long as she’s physically capable.

  10. Usain Bolt celebrates in style at Commonwealth Games; plans 2017 retirement

    Aug 2, 2014, 7:02 PM EDT

    Usain Bolt

    Bolt put on a tartan hat and scarf and took a bunch of selfies.

  11. Lindsey Vonn inspired by Adrian Peterson in injury rehab

    Aug 2, 2014, 4:07 PM EDT

    Lindsey Vonn

    Vonn inspired by Vikings RB and another Olympian in rehab from injury.

  12. McKayla Maroney throws acrobatic ceremonial first pitch (video)

    Aug 2, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT

    McKayla Maroney

    Olympic champion gymnast flips her way toward home plate.

  13. Amantle Montsho, former World 400m champion, fails drug test

    Aug 2, 2014, 11:56 AM EDT

    Amantle Montsho

    Botswana veteran won 2011 Worlds gold, 2013 Worlds silver.

  14. Usain Bolt eases Jamaica to win in his first race of 2014

    Aug 1, 2014, 5:12 PM EDT

    Usain Bolt

    Bolt expected to anchor Jamaica in Commonwealth Games final on Saturday.

  15. Gabby Douglas out until 2015, at new gym

    Aug 1, 2014, 3:27 PM EDT

    Gabby Douglas

    Olympic all-around champion now in Ohio.

  16. Simone Biles returns to Secret Classic a different gymnast

    Aug 1, 2014, 3:15 PM EDT

    Simone Biles

    Texan hasn’t competed since winning World Championship all-around in October.

  17. Maria Hoefl-Riesch has no second thoughts about retirement

    Aug 1, 2014, 3:04 PM EDT

    Maria Hoefl-Riesch

    Retiring had nothing to do with her World Cup Finals crash, German star said.

  18. USA Basketball uniforms for FIBA World Cup unveiled

    Aug 1, 2014, 1:03 PM EDT

    James Harden

    Team USA can qualify for the Olympics at the August/September tournament.

  19. U.S. Sailing not hindered by contaminated Rio bay before test event

    Aug 1, 2014, 12:33 PM EDT

    Guanabara Bay

    U.S. sailing official says worst parts of the bay are not in competition areas.

  20. Commonwealth Games diving includes scores of 0, 13-year-old (video)

    Aug 1, 2014, 9:24 AM EDT

    Grant Nel

    One diver landed on his back, another did feet first.

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