Team USA's run to World Cup gold showed exactly what Kyrie Irving could be capable of in Cleveland, writes Mark Woods.
France rallied to win a thriller against Lithuania in the bronze-medal game at FIBA Basketball World Cup.
France came from behind in the final quarter to beat Lithuania 95-93 and win the bronze medal at the Basketball World Cup on Saturday.
After another surprising win, Serbia looks to reclaim the glory of the former Yugoslavia at the FIBA World Cup.
Milos Teodosic scored 24 points and Serbia reached the championship game of the Basketball World Cup by beating France 90-85 on Friday night.
France upset Spain 65-52 in front of its stunned fans in the quarterfinals of the Basketball World Cup on Wednesday.
Spain's expected World Cup championship showdown with the U.S. was called off in the quarterfinals thanks to a major France upset.
Only five challengers have signed up for the chance to take on software billionaire Larry Ellison's Oracle Team USA in the 2017 America's Cup.
Yohann Diniz of France set a world record in the 50-kilometer walk at the European Championships on Friday.
Eight countries have submitted bids to host the 2015 European basketball championship that was taken away from Ukraine.
Michael Phelps was beaten by Yannick Agnel in the 100-meter freestyle at the Bulldog Grand Slam on Sunday.
British sprinter Mark Cavendish pulled out of the Tour de France on Sunday ahead of the second stage with a shoulder injury.
Orica-GreenEDGE rider Daryl Impey of South Africa has been omitted from the team's Tour de France lineup after failing a doping test.
Cheng Ji will become the first Chinese rider to race in the Tour de France when he lines up for Team Giant-Shimano at the start July 5 in Leeds, England.
Sprint star Mark Cavendish is skipping this weekend's British national championships so he can clear up a bout of bronchitis before the start of the Tour de France.
Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell will run in France on July 5, days before his doping hearing at sport's highest court.