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

    Aug 4, 2014, 7:56 AM EST

    Brazil flag

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

  2. Simone Biles goes wire to wire at Secret Classic

    Aug 2, 2014, 9:28 PM EST

    Simone Biles

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

  3. McKayla Maroney determined for Rio 2016 despite knee surgery

    Aug 2, 2014, 8:47 PM EST

    McKayla Maroney

    Maroney was at the Secret Classic but not competing.

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

    Aug 2, 2014, 7:54 PM EST

    Amanda Beard

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

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

    Aug 2, 2014, 7:02 PM EST

    Usain Bolt

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

  6. Lindsey Vonn inspired by Adrian Peterson in injury rehab

    Aug 2, 2014, 4:07 PM EST

    Lindsey Vonn

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

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

    Aug 2, 2014, 3:45 PM EST

    McKayla Maroney

    Olympic champion gymnast flips her way toward home plate.

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

    Aug 2, 2014, 11:56 AM EST

    Amantle Montsho

    Botswana veteran won 2011 Worlds gold, 2013 Worlds silver.

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

    Aug 1, 2014, 5:12 PM EST

    Usain Bolt

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

  10. Gabby Douglas out until 2015, at new gym

    Aug 1, 2014, 3:27 PM EST

    Gabby Douglas

    Olympic all-around champion now in Ohio.

  11. Simone Biles returns to Secret Classic a different gymnast

    Aug 1, 2014, 3:15 PM EST

    Simone Biles

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

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

    Aug 1, 2014, 3:04 PM EST

    Maria Hoefl-Riesch

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

  13. USA Basketball uniforms for FIBA World Cup unveiled

    Aug 1, 2014, 1:03 PM EST

    James Harden

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

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

    Aug 1, 2014, 12:33 PM EST

    Guanabara Bay

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

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

    Aug 1, 2014, 9:24 AM EST

    Grant Nel

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

  16. U.S. Swimming Championships entry lists released

    Jul 31, 2014, 7:05 PM EST

    Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte

    Which events are Phelps, Lochte, Franklin and Ledecky entered in?

  17. Australian weightlifter headbutts Welsh athlete at Commonwealth Games village

    Jul 31, 2014, 2:25 PM EST

    Francois Etoundi

    Poor Games for Aussies get worse with assault charge.

  18. German amputee long jumper won’t fight European Championships exclusion

    Jul 31, 2014, 1:19 PM EST

    Markus Rehm

    Markus Rehm insists he has no competitive advantage.

  19. Meryl Davis, Charlie White to be grand marshals at NASCAR race

    Jul 31, 2014, 11:47 AM EST

    Sochi Olympics Figure Skating

    Ice dancers continue whirlwind post-Olympic tour.

  20. Meb Keflezighi, Caroline Wozniacki to run New York City Marathon

    Jul 31, 2014, 9:08 AM EST

    Meb Keflezighi

    Boston Marathon winner Keflezighi returns to site of 2009 triumph.

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