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LA, Paris arrive for Olympic meetings; 2024 deal must wait

2024 Olympic bid leaders from LA and Paris arrived this weekend in Lausanne ahead of their Tuesday morning presentations to the full IOC membership        

Froome's teammate Thomas crashes out of Tour de France

Geraint Thomas has crashed on a descent and been taken to a local hospital with a suspected broken collarbone, depriving Chris Froome of a key Sky teammate as he seeks a fourth Tour de France title        

Pyeongchang Olympics are icy path to warmer Korean relations

South Korea faces big obstacles in efforts to use Pyeongchang Winter Olympics to move toward reconciliation with North Korea        

Great Britain clinch silver in lightweight women's quadruple scull

Great Britain win their first medal in the final leg of the 2017 World Cup series after securing silver in the lightweight women's quadruple scull.

Suffer-fest Tour turns pain dial up with "monster stage"

After 1,400 kilometers (nearly 900 miles) of racing, the Tour de France now turns the pain dial up a notch        

TASTE OF THE TOUR: Pike cakes and wildcats in the Alps

TASTE OF THE TOUR: Pike cakes and wildcats in the Alps        

Calmejane grits teeth to win Stage 8 of Tour

Racing in his first Tour de France, French rider Lilian Calmejane has won Stage 8 to the Rousses ski station in eastern France        

TASTE OF THE TOUR: Cheese in a box and Brel's favored wine.

TASTE OF THE TOUR: Cheese in a box and Brel's favored wine.        

Tour set for mountains and Froome keen for separation

Marcel Kittel edges Edvald Boasson Hagen in photo finish to take his 3rd stage victory of this year's Tour de France        

Kittel ties German record for Tour de France stage wins

Marcel Kittel edges Edvald Boasson Hagen in photo finish to take his 3rd stage victory of this year's Tour de France        

10 visually impaired Russian athletes banned for doping

Ten visually impaired Russian athletes in powerlifting have been banned for doping in a case linked to claims that some of them may have been doped without their knowledge.        

With shades of Pantani, Italy's Aru shakes up Tour de France

Dancing on his pedals and accelerating up the mountain past Chris Froome and all of the other Tour de France favorites, Fabio Aru's audacious attack brought back memories of Lance Armstrong's one-time challenger, the late Marco Pantani        

Watch out! Wayward beach umbrella a threat on calm Tour day

Marcel Kittel had little trouble winning the sixth stage of the Tour de France in a mass sprint finish Thursday with Peter Sagan and Mark Cavendish both no longer in the race        

Hacking shows Mo Farah flagged for suspicious blood data

Hacking shows star Olympic runner Mo Farah flagged for suspicious blood data        

TASTE OF THE TOUR: Snails and hospital wines in Burgundy

TASTE OF THE TOUR: Snails and hospital wines in Burgundy        

Court rejects Sagan appeal to be allowed back into Tour

Sport's highest court has rejected Peter Sagan's appeal to be allowed back into the Tour de France        

IOC commission praises 2024 bids as report shows higher support for Los Angeles than Paris

A report from the IOC praised both the Los Angeles and Paris bids for the 2024 Games.        

NASCAR teams train with U.S. Winter Olympic athletes, find common ground

NASCAR drivers and crew chiefs recently trained with Winter Olympians in Utah and found common ground among speedskaters, skiiers and snowboarders.        

LA 2024 Olympic bid full of youthful energy

Casey Wasserman, LA 2024 chairman and CEO of Wasserman Media Group, describes Los Angeles' Olympic bid and what sets it apart.        

Olympic panel praises 'outstanding' LA, Paris hosting plans

An International Olympic Committee panel has praised Los Angeles and Paris for "outstanding" plans to host the 2024 Summer Games        

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