• Stunner in Budapest: Ledecky loses for 1st time at worlds
    The Associated Press26 minutes ago

    Stunner in Budapest: Ledecky loses for 1st time at worlds

    Katie Ledecky surged to the wall. For the first time ever at the world championships, Ledecky knows what it's like to lose. Bidding to become only the second female swimmer to win six golds at a single worlds, Ledecky settled for silver in the 200-meter freestyle Wednesday evening when Italy'

  • Egyptian endurance athlete sets new goals after cycling record
    Reuters2 hours ago

    Egyptian endurance athlete sets new goals after cycling record

    Not content with having been part of the fastest ever team to cycle across Europe, Egyptian endurance athlete Helmy Elsaeed is turning his attention to a challenge closer to home - and then potentially the Winter Olympics. In June, Elsaeed and four Swedish cyclists took 12 hours off the previous record

  • Djokovic will sit out rest of 2017 because of injured elbow
    The Associated Press2 hours ago

    Djokovic will sit out rest of 2017 because of injured elbow

    For more than a year, Novak Djokovic's right elbow hurt when he hit serves or forehands. Djokovic will miss the U.S. Open, ending his streak of participating in 51 consecutive Grand Slam tournaments, and aims to return to the ATP tour in January. You just have to allow natural rehabilitation to

  • Ledecky breezes to 3rd worlds gold, brash King wins again
    The Associated Press

    Ledecky breezes to 3rd worlds gold, brash King wins again

    Katie Ledecky breezed to her third gold medal of the world championships, backing off a bit on her most grueling night of the meet. It was left to Lilly King, Kylie Masse and Adam Peaty to take down the swimming record book - and King to claim another impressive triumph over her Russian rival. While