- Muller of France wins women's 10k open water title at worlds Updated: Jul-28-15 2:06 pm
KAZAN, Russia - There were medals at stake in the women's 10-kilometer open water race at the world swimming championships. A top-10 finish was just as good, though, since it secured a trip to next year's Olympics.
- Russia's synchro dynasty faces new wave of rivalries Updated: Jul-27-15 3:47 pm
KAZAN, Russia - For years they've been the queens of the pool, but now Russia's synchronized swimming stars are having to get used to something new - a fight for the gold.
- Michelle Obama opens Special Olympics in Los Angeles Updated: Jul-26-15 1:23 am
LOS ANGELES - Michelle Obama welcomed thousands of athletes with intellectual disabilities to the Special Olympic World Games on Saturday during a festive opening ceremony filled with cheers, songs and praise for their courage and determination.
- Croatian water polo champ banned 4 years for evading test Updated: Jul-17-15 9:09 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - A member of Croatia's 2012 Olympic champion men's water polo team has been banned for four years for a doping violation.
- Harvard athlete among 1st openly transgender NCAA swimmers Updated: Jun-30-15 3:45 pm
CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts - Schuyler Bailar was a star recruit for the women's swimming team at Harvard University, a tough competitor with a shot at winning titles. But Bailar is opting to forgo such honors to join the men's team instead, competing as one of the first openly transgender swimmers in the NCAA.
- European Games come to a close in Azerbaijan Updated: Jun-28-15 2:51 pm
BAKU, Azerbaijan - Just as the inaugural European Games have sought to establish themselves on the global sporting calendar, so host nation Azerbaijan has used the event to make its mark on the world stage.