SYDNEY - Jordan Spieth and Adam Scott, the two headliners at this week's Australian Open, have distinctly different excitement levels over next year's Rio Olympics golf tournament.
NAIROBI, Kenya - A group of Kenyan athletes occupied the headquarters of the national track and field federation on Monday, demanding the removal of its top officials in a protest against doping and corruption.
LONDON - IOC President Thomas Bach expressed confidence Sunday in the ability of Brazilian authorities to protect next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in the wake of the deadly terrorist attacks in Paris.
MOSCOW - Russia President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered an investigation into allegations of widespread doping among the country's sports figures.
GENEVA - Russia's status as a sports superpower and its participation in track and field events at next year's Olympics came under threat after a report accused the Russians of widespread, state-supported doping.
Former Olympic basketball player Robert "Jack" Robinson dedicated the new basketball floor at First Baptist Church on Wednesday.
GLASGOW, Scotland - The U.S. men's gymnastics team advanced to the world championship finals with a gritty performance in qualifying on Monday.
JOHANNESBURG - Oscar Pistorius spent Tuesday at his uncle's mansion after being moved from jail to house arrest.