Initial autopsy results were inconclusive in the death of a North Carolina firefighter who died after collapsing 500 yards from the Chicago Marathon finish line.
Tour de France veteran Levi Leipheimer won the first stage of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge on Tuesday, pulling away with a sudden uphill surge in the final 500 yards.
Siraj Gena of Ethiopia has paid tribute to an Olympic hero in winning the Rome Marathon, running barefoot while outsprinting two Kenyan rivals to the finish.
Chinese mountaineers will carry the Olympic torch to the top of Mount Everest, making the final assault on the world's tallest peak from a staging camp some 500 yards from the summit, the official Xinhua News Agency reported Thursday.
Italy's Stefano Garzelli won the third stage of the Giro d'Italia on Monday, a big victory for a cyclist returning from an 11-month drug suspension.
Katie Ledecky beat Missy Franklin in a 500-yard freestyle matchup between Olympic gold medalists Thursday to highlight the first day of the Winter National Championships.
Megan Romano won the 50-yard freestyle and 100 backstroke at the Arena Grand Prix swimming meet Friday night.
Michael Phelps won the 200-yard freestyle and 100 butterfly on Friday night before a packed crowd during the North Baltimore Aquatic Club's three-day holiday meet.
Michael Phelps opened the Olympic year with two victories at the Southern California Grand Prix, swimming his best times in the 100- and 500-yard freestyles Saturday night.
Michael Phelps won his first two races of the year, easily taking the 100- and 500-yard freestyles in the Southern California Grand Prix of Swimming on Saturday night.
Benjamin Eastman set world records for the 440-yard, 400-meter, 800-yard, 800-meter, 500-yard and 600-yard dashes while on the track team at Stanford University.