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Zac Stubblety-Cook sets world record in 200 breaststroke

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Olympic champion Zac Stubblety-Cook set a world record in the men's 200-meter breaststroke at the Australian swimming championships on Thursday. Stubblety-...

PSG star Mbappe wins league's best player award for 3rd time

PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe won the French league's best player award for the third time in his career on Sunday, then diplomatically swerved a question about his future. ...

Nepal: Sherpa Kami Rita breaks own Everest record

Kami Rita, an experienced Nepalese Sherpa guide, has broken his own record for the most climbs of Mount Everest, reaching the 8,849-meter-high (29,032-foot-high) summit on Saturday before returning sa...

104 and no more: Amputee wraps up marathon record quest

When amputee athlete Jacky Hunt-Broersma says her mantra is, “I can do hard things,” she's not kidding — the amputee athlete has run 104 marathons in as many days, all using a carbon-fiber prosthesis....

Super agent Mino Raiola dies aged 54 after long illness

MILAN (AP) — Mino Raiola, the influential and often controversial sports agent to some of soccer's biggest players, has died. He was 54. Raiola died after a long illness, his family ...

102 marathons in 102 days: Amputee's unofficial world record

GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — As Forrest Gump in the Oscar-winning 1994 film of the same name, lead actor Tom Hanks abruptly trots to a halt after more than three years of nonstop running and tells his follow...

Camp Nou breaks own record for women's game with 91,648 fans

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Camp Nou broke its own world record for a women’s soccer match on Friday when more than 91,600 fans reveled in Barcelona’s 5-1 rout of Wolfsburg in the first leg of their Women...

Full field returns for Boston Marathon coming-out party

BOSTON (AP) — Fans dressed as unicorns. Bands playing music. Kids jumping on trampolines. And the loudest Wellesley scream tunnel anyone can remember. The Boston M...

Led by Malinin, Americans finish off strong junior worlds

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — U.S. figure skaters finished off a strong performance at the world junior championships Sunday by winning three more medals. Isabeau Levito took the women’s e...

Mississippi man catches 131-pound catfish, sets state record

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Talk about a fish tale: A Mississippi man reeled in a massive blue catfish that set a state record. The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fis...

Jacky's quest: 1 woman, 1 leg, 102 marathons in 102 days

BOSTON (AP) — Jacky Hunt-Broersma runs like a woman possessed. And in a way, she is: The amputee athlete is trying to run at least 102 marathons in 102 days. Last month, a little mor...

American figure skater Malinin shatters junior world record

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — American figure skater Ilia Malinin shattered the world record in the short program at the junior world championships on Thursday, scoring 88.99 points with ...

Bale in the spotlight ahead of Madrid's game against Chelsea

MADRID (AP) — Just about everything has been going Real Madrid’s way recently, in the Spanish league and the Champions League. Not even the resounding 4-0 loss to Barcelona in the “c...

South Africa in sight of series victory, Bangladesh 27-3

GQEBERHA, South Africa (AP) — South Africa was in sight of a series victory Sunday as Bangladesh stumbled to 27-3 chasing a mammoth 413 to win the second test. South Africa forced ou...

Barcelona expects another sold-out stadium for women's game

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — There could be another world-record crowd on hand to watch Barcelona's semifinal in the women's Champions League as the club announced Tuesday that all tickets for the match ag...