Tour De France News
W2W4: Final day in Rio includes hoops, marathon, ceremony
RIO DE JANEIRO -- The last day of the Rio Olympics will feature much drama. Here's a look at what's on our radar: U.S. men versus Serbia, 2:45 p.m. ET: The U.S. men's basketball team looks to follow the women's team's lead and lock up their own gold medal on Sunday. The Americans are 14-1 in
Tennis has a clean record on PEDs, and that appears to be no accident
This week, the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne, Switzerland, is expected to decide the playing fate of the biggest tennis star ever caught using a performance-enhancing drug. Regardless of whether Maria Sharapova's two-year suspension is upheld or cut in half, as some tennis observers
Elia Viviani wins gold for Italy in omnium
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Elia Viviani slammed hard into the wooden surface of the Olympic velodrome and thought, just for a fleeting moment, that perhaps his chances of winning a track cycling gold medal were over. Then he stood up. He realized he wasn't hurt. And he saw that he was still leading the
W2W4: Allyson Felix, Simone Biles top Monday's must-watch list
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Here is a look at some of the top events to keep on your radar Monday: Women's 400-meter final (10:45 p.m. ET): Allyson Felix looks to win her fifth career Olympic gold medal in the 400 final after posting the best time (49.67) of the semifinal heats. The American was originally
Jeremy Lin on esports: 'It's the unique talent of the players that is the draw'
Jeremy Lin never got a chance to play basketball at the KeyArena. The Seattle SuperSonics left to become the Oklahoma City Thunder two years before Lin made his debut in the NBA in 2010. The KeyArena to him and many other esports fans and players now is best known as the home of The International,
Olympic Swimmer Katie Ledecky Blows Competition Out of The Water
Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky is in a league of her own. The 19-year-old swimmer regularly leaves her competitors so far in her wake that the only real competition is for second place. On Tuesday, Ledecky held off Sweden's Sarah Sjostrom to win the 200-meter freestyle. She scored her second
US Swimmer Katie Ledecky Called 'World's Best Athlete'
The 19-year-old swimmer won gold medals in the 200 meter and 400 meter freestyle and looks like an unbeatable force in the upcoming 800 meter race.
W2W4 on Saturday in Rio: Hope and Venus in action
Saturday is the first full day of competition at the Rio Olympics, and the first 12 gold medals will be awarded. Here are some of the highlights: Heats begin at noon ET: Four swimming finals will be awarded. And the United States' Katie Ledecky's first swim of these Games is expected to be in the
Chris Froome, Team Sky celebrate Tour de France domination
PARIS, France -- As Chris Froome stepped off the podium with another Tour de France champion's yellow jersey Sunday, his rivals were left asking two questions. Firstly, how could they beat the triple Tour champion, and what can be done to stop his team's domination that stifled the three-week race