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Sagan, Haig withdraw from Olympic road race with injuries

Jul. 13, 2021 10:50 AM EDT

Three-time world champion Peter Sagan withdrew from the Olympic road race Tuesday, a day after minor surgery to treat an infection in his knee, eliminating another potential favorite less than two weeks before the start of the Summer Games. Sagan hurt his knee when the...

Sagan has surgery less than 2 weeks before Olympic road race

Jul. 12, 2021 14:08 PM EDT

Three-time world champion Peter Sagan had surgery Monday to treat an infection in his right knee that occurred following a crash at the Tour de France, leaving his status for the Tokyo Olympics in question less than two weeks before they begin. Sagan tangled with Caleb...

Biden nominates LA Mayor Eric Garcetti for India ambassador

Jul. 09, 2021 16:58 PM EDT

President Joe Biden has nominated Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to serve as ambassador to India, the White House said Friday, selecting a high-profile ally to serve in one of the most difficult diplomatic posts. Garcetti, if confirmed, would be dispatched to India as it...

Olympic champ Rollins-McNeal banned 5 years in doping case

Jun. 04, 2021 09:44 AM EDT

MONACO (AP) — Olympic hurdles champion Brianna Rollins-McNeal was banned for five years on Friday in a doping case, ruling her out of this year's Tokyo Games and the 2024 Paris Games. The Athletics Integrity Unit said the American’s second career ban was for...

FRENCH OPEN 2021: Rafael Nadal's magic numbers are 14 and 21

May. 29, 2021 11:16 AM EDT

Go back, for a moment, to May 8, 2005, when Rafael Nadal was still just 18 and yet to appear in a French Open, let alone win one. After collecting his first trophy on the red clay of Rome — which had been preceded by his first trophy on the red clay of Barcelona, which...

Ferrari's Leclerc takes pole for Monaco GP, Verstappen 2nd

May. 22, 2021 13:15 PM EDT

MONACO (AP) — Charles Leclerc won the first pole for Ferrari since 2019 despite crashing with 18 seconds remaining to end Saturday qualifying at the Monaco Grand Prix. Leclerc held the top spot at his home track until his Ferrari grazed a barrier to break a suspension...

Never count him out: Nadal rallies past Shapovalov in Rome

May. 13, 2021 17:48 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — When it comes to long, grueling clay-court battles, nobody is better than Rafael Nadal. Nearing his 35th birthday, the Spanish great showed he’s still got the stamina to withstand much younger challengers in a 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (3) comeback win over...

Red Bull seeking more race pace to stay close to Mercedes

May. 10, 2021 11:37 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — After coming up short again on Sunday, Red Bull wants to find more race pace to keep contending with Mercedes for the Formula One title. Red Bull driver Max Verstappen had another promising start to the weekend at the Spanish Grand Prix, but again it was...