MLB Reaches Out to Cuba

- December 17, 2015

Some of Major League Baseball’s biggest stars – including Cuban defectors – took part in a three-day sports mission to Havana and its youth.

Chinese Women Beat US, 1-0

- December 17, 2015

In Abby Wambach’s last game, China’s women’s soccer team defeated the US, 1-0, to give the Americans their first home loss in 104 games.

Prison Looms for Pistorius

- December 3, 2015

Oscar Pistorius was convicted of murdering his girlfriend by a South African appeals court that overturned his lower court conviction of a lesser charge.

World Cup Mulls 40-Team Field

- December 3, 2015

The FIFA executive committee could expand the World Cup to 40 teams starting at the 2026 tournament, adding eight more countries and 32 games.

Foul Rio Water Fails AP Test

- December 2, 2015

RIO DE JANEIRO — Olympic sailor Erik Heil floated a novel idea to protect himself from the sewage-infested waters he and other athletes will compete […]

Rio’s Olympic Water Toxic

- December 2, 2015

The Olympic waters in Rio de Janeiro are more widely contaminated by sewage than previously known and pose a greater threat to athletes.