World Cup turf war heads to courts

about a minute ago

A group of elite players has filed a lawsuit in Canada challenging plans to play the 2015 Women's World Cup on artificial turf. Read more ...

Raising a continent's tennis profile

50 minutes ago

Combine increasing numbers of tournaments, big names willing to make appearances, the recent World Cup and coming Rio Olympics with the population's passion for tennis, and you get good times for tennis in South America. Read more ...

IOC: Rio has made 'a lot of progress'

52 minutes ago

The head of the International Olympic Committee inspection team said Wednesday that preparations for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro have made "a lot of progress" in the last six months. Read more ...

Russia's Volosozhar, Trankov out

57 minutes ago

The Russian Figure Skating Federation says Olympic champions Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov will miss this year's Grand Prix events due to injury. Read more ...

Iowa rejects calls to reinstate coach

about an hour ago

The University of Iowa is refusing to reinstate fired women's field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum or to investigate what her supporters call a pattern of unfair treatment of female coaches, according to correspondence obtained by The Associated Press. Read more ...