While nearly all the Olympics venues are ready, Brazil faces some major distractions in the 100 days leading up to Rio 2016. Here's an aerial look at the Summer Olympic host city.
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An explosive report from the World Anti-Doping Agency carries new revelations about the use of performance-enhancing drugs by athletes. But sports and cheating have a long history. Here are 10 of the most notorious examples.
Face-painted fans from around the world have gathered in London, England for the 2015 Rugby World Cup. Held every four years, 20 teams — including Canada’s national squad — are rucking and scrumming towards the rugby union championship match on Oct. 31.
A titanic matchup is on tap for Super Bowl XLIX this evening in Arizona, with the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks — the top seeds in their respective conferences — battling for the NFL championship.
Climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson attempt the first ascent of the Dawn Wall on the granite El Capitan in Yosemite National Park, California. The pair began their ascent on Dec. 27 after first scouting the route over a decade ago.
Pictures of rising tennis stars Eugenie Bouchard and Milos Raonic reaching the finals and semi-finals respectively of a Grand Slam tournament are among some of the top sports photos of 2014.
Muhammad Ali, the three-time heavyweight boxing champion, social activist, Muslim convert and conscientious objector to the Vietnam War is being treated in hospital for a 'respiratory issue,' a spokesman says.
Highlights and lowlights from the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
Here's a look at the key players in the scandal surrounding offensive statements made during a recorded conversation with L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling, which earned him a lifetime ban from the NBA and a $2.5 million US fine