Olympic champion Adelina Sotnikova will not compete at next month's world figure skating championships.
Diana Taurasi has decided to sit out the 2015 WNBA season, opting to rest for the summer at the request of her Russian club team.
Bode Miller will not compete in a downhill in Austria on Saturday, leaving him without a World Cup race this season before the world championships in the U.S. in 10 days.
Olympic champion Ted Ligety will skip the World Cup races in Lake Louise, Alberta, this weekend with his left wrist still on the mend.
Bode Miller is sitting out the season-opening men's World Cup giant slalom on Sunday because of a persistent back injury.
Olympic figure skating champion Yuzuru Hanyu will sit out his first scheduled competition this season because of back pain.
Manu Ginobili will not play for Argentina at the FIBA World Cup because of a stress fracture in his right leg that has bothered the San Antonio Spurs guard since the playoffs.
The San Antonio Spurs have denied Manu Ginobili permission to represent his native Argentina at the FIBA Basketball World Cup, according to a report by the San Antonio Express-News.
Olympic ice dance gold medalists Meryl Davis and Charlie White are taking some time off.
Usain Bolt says he will skip the Golden Spike meet in the Czech Republic city of Ostrava and a Diamond League meet in Paris because he is behind with his training following a foot injury
Ryan Lochte announced Tuesday he was withdrawing from the Arena Grand Prix at Charlotte because of continued problems with his surgically repaired left knee, missing a chance to compete at his new training base.
Golden Gala organizers announced Monday that Usain Bolt will skip the Rome Diamond League meet on June 5, citing reported injury problems.
Olympic silver medalists Patrick Chan and ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada are skipping this month's world championships.
Bode Miller will not enter the slalom after tweaking his surgically repaired left knee during the first run of the Olympic giant slalom on Wednesday, the U.S. Ski Team confirmed.
Maria Hoefl-Riesch skipped the Olympic giant slalom Tuesday because of a cold and breathing problems.
The Norwegian cross-country skier whose brother died on the eve of the Sochi Olympics has traveled back to Norway and will skip the remaining events.