LONDON -- Usain Bolt returned to the site of his last Olympic triumph, winning the 100 meters at the Anniversary Games in his best time this season after recovering from a slow start. Moved. By Daniella Matar.
UNDATED -- Sprinter Tyson Gay failed more than one drug test this year, recording one of his positives at the U.S. championships in June, where he won the 100 and 200 meters, The Associated Press has learned. Moved. By Eddie Pells and Pat Graham.
LOS ANGELES -- Two-time gold medalist Vasyl Lomachenko is ready to begin his pro boxing career. Top Rank has signed the Ukrainian Olympic star, the promotional company announced. Moved. By Greg Beacham.
BARCELONA, Spain -- He Chong won his record-tying third consecutive world title in the men's 3-meter springboard, giving China its seventh gold medal in eight diving events.
BARCELONA, Spain -- Swimming's governing body has voted to include two different mixed-gender relays the 4x100-meter freestyle and the 4x100 medley at future world championships. Moved. By Andrew Dampf.
SWM--SWIM WORLDS-AILING AUSTRALIA
BARCELONA, Spain -- Coming off its worst Olympic showing in 20 years by winning only one gold at the London Games, the team and federation have been in complete upheaval. The goal at this competition, where the pool events begin Sunday, is simply modest improvement. Moved. By Andrew Dampf.
SWM--SWIM WORLDS-MISSY'S EIGHT
BARCELONA, Spain -- Just a year removed from her starring role at the London Olympics, the 18-year-old Missy Franklin plans to swim eight events at the world championships in Barcelona. Moved. By Paul Newberry.
LONDON -- BC-SWM--EUROPEANS-2016 HOST. Moved.
BUDAPEST, Hungary -- Formula One leader Sebastian Vettel showed he is the driver to beat in qualifying after posting the fastest times in the first two practice runs for the Hungarian Grand Prix. Moved. By Jerome Pugmire.
BUDAPEST, Hungary -- There's a lot at stake for Australia's Daniel Ricciardo at the Hungarian Grand Prix this weekend, with a seat at Red Bull next season the potential reward for a strong performance at the Hungaroring. Moved. By Jerome Pugmire.
LONDON -- They are among the world's leading footballers and, unsurprisingly, the most coveted by rival teams. Moved. By Rob Harris.
SAITAMA, Japan -- BC-SOC--Urawa-Arsenal. Moved.
NORWICH, England -- SOC--Norwich-Hooper. Moved.
BERN, Switzerland -- SOC--Switzerland-Extreme Heat. Moved.
BASEL, Switzerland -- SOC--Basel-Bobadilla. Moved.
SOUTHPORT, England Bernhard Langer shot a 3-under 67 to share the halfway lead in the Senior British Open at Royal Birkdale with Mark Wiebe of the United States.
OAKVILLE, Ontario -- BC-GLF--CANADIAN OPEN. Moved.
MOSCOW -- BC-GLF--RUSSIAN OPEN. Moved.
GSTAAD, Switzerland -- A day after Roger Federer lost at the Swiss Open citing back pains as a problem, local favorite Stanislas Wawrinka retired from his quarterfinal with the same injury.
GENEVA -- Serbian tennis player Victor Troicki will appeal to sport's highest court to fight his "nightmare" 18-month suspension for failing to provide a blood test, and blames a doctor's mistake for the infraction. Moved. By Graham Dunbar.
UMAG, Croatia -- Seeded Italian players Andreas Seppi and Fabio Fognini have reached the semifinals of the Croatia Open. Moved.
-- TORONTO -- BC-TEN--ROGERS CUP-HINGIS. Moved.
-- ATLANTA -- BC-TEN--ATLANTA OPEN. Moved. By Matt WinkelJohn.
HARARE, Zimbabwe -- India beat Zimbabwe by 58 runs in the second one-day international to ease into a 2-0 lead in the five-match series. Moved.
CRI--SRI LANKA-SOUTH AFRICA
PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka -- David Miller hit a career-best 85 not out and fast bowler Lonwabo Tsotsobe picked up four wickets as South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 56 runs in the third one-day international to trail 2-1 in the five-match series. Moved.
RGU--SUPER RUGBY-RELEGATION PLAYOF
PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa -- The Lions took their first step back into Super Rugby by beating the Southern Kings 26-19 in the first leg of South Africa's promotion-relegation playoff at Nelson Mandela Stadium.
-- UNDATED -- BC-SAI--AMERICA'S CUP-SPITHILL. Moved. By Bernie Wilson.
-- LONDON -- BC-BKO--EUROBASKET-BRITAIN. Moved.
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