Amarissa Mauricio nearly died when lupus attacked her body. Now out of crisis, Maurico once again took to a gymnastic mat and met her idol Gabby Douglas.
Cossack militia attacked the Pussy Riot punk group with horsewhips Wednesday as the group tried to perform under a sign advertising the Sochi Olympics.
Marianne Vos won her third title in the road race at the world championships Saturday and reinforced her status as the top rider in women's cycling.
Former Olympic downhill champion Bill Johnson no longer wants to go through treatment after dealing with a life-threatening infection that has attacked his major organs.
Giovanni Visconti won the 17th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Wednesday to claim another solo victory, and Vincenzo Nibali retained the overall lead.
Joaquin Rodriguez won the Giro di Lombardia with a late solo breakaway in the rain Saturday to end the season at the top of the UCI rankings.
Joaquin Rodriguez increased his lead in the Spanish Vuelta by outlasting Alberto Contador to win the 14th stage on Saturday.
Tour de France champion Cadel Evans won the first stage of the Criterium du Dauphine race Monday, a hilly 116-mile ride from Seyssins to Saint-Vallier in the French Alps.
Lieuwe Westra attacked late in the final climb of the day to win the fifth stage of the Paris-Nice race on Thursday, while Bradley Wiggins extended his overall lead to 10 seconds over his main rival Levi Leipheimer.
The World Anti-Doping Agency says its email system was attacked in February 2008, but has no evidence that its computer network was later breached.
The former Norwegian star, once a serious rival, shares her expertise and vision as an assistant coach for the U.S. team.
Frenchman John Gadret used a late attack to win the 11th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Wednesday, while Alberto Contador retained the overall lead.
Oscar Gatto fought off a late charge from race favorite Alberto Contador to win the eighth stage of the Giro d'Italia on Saturday, and Pieter Weening kept the overall lead.
Ted Ligety has captured a World Cup giant slalom, while U.S. teammate Bode Miller finished way back in 27th place.
Eight-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Jenny Thompson says would-be robbers punched her in the face in a failed bid to steal her scooter outside Boston.
French rider Damien Monier won the 17th stage of the Giro d'Italia with an attack on the climb to the finish Wednesday, while Spain's David Arroyo Duran held on to the overall race lead.