• Djokovic, Becker splitting after 3 seasons, 6 major titles
    The Associated Press55 minutes ago

    Djokovic, Becker splitting after 3 seasons, 6 major titles

    Novak Djokovic says he and coach Boris Becker are splitting up after three seasons together. Of Djokovic's 12 career Grand Slam singles titles - trailing only Roger Federer with 17, and Pete Sampras and Rafael Nadal with 14 apiece - six came while working with Becker. Djokovic also was the runner-up

  • Brazil anti-trust body says bids rigged for 2014 World Cup
    The Associated Press4 hours ago

    Brazil anti-trust body says bids rigged for 2014 World Cup

    Several construction companies rigged their bids for 2014 World Cup stadiums, driving up costs by overcharging for the work, according to Brazil's anti-trust body. ''So far, there are indications that at least five bids related to World Cup stadiums were the subject of the cartel,''

  • Rio 2016, the most perfect imperfect Games: IOC
    Reuters

    Rio 2016, the most perfect imperfect Games: IOC

    By Karolos Grohmann LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - The Rio de Janeiro Olympics may not have been perfect but organizers exceeded expectations given the political and economic situation in the South American country, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Tuesday. Rio, the first Olympic

  • The US has become the world power in ice dance
    The Associated Press

    The US has become the world power in ice dance

    For the second straight year, three American couples have made the Grand Prix Final, which starts Friday in Marseille, France. 2015 national champs Madison Chock and Evan Bates, and three-time U.S. bronze medalists Madison Hubbell and Zach Donohue make up half the field - for a second consecutive season