• Ainslie rebounds to share lead at America’s Cup World Series

    PORTSMOUTH, England (AP) — British sailor Sir Ben Ainslie recovered from a fifth-place finish in the first race to win the next two races and tie for the lead Saturday in the America’s Cup World Series.

  • Britain's Chris Froome, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, waves goodbye on the podium after the twentieth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 146.5 kilometers (90.7 miles) with start in Megeve and finish in Morzine-Avoriaz, France, Saturday, July 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

    With a 3rd Tour title coming up, Froome turns focus to Rio

    MORZINE, France (AP) — Don’t expect Chris Froome to indulge in big celebrations on the Champs Elysees. After effectively securing a third Tour de France title on Saturday, the Kenyan-born British rider has already turned his focus to the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

    Updated: 1:27 pm

  • The pack crosses a bridge in Flumet during the twentieth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 146.5 kilometers (90.7 miles) with start in Megeve and finish in Morzine-Avoriaz, France, Saturday, July 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

    Taste of the Tour: Fera du Lac Leman and Savoie white wine

    MORZINE, France (AP) — A gastronomical, sporting and cultural glance at Stage 20 of the Tour de France on Saturday:

  • Britain's Chris Froome, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, climbs during the twentieth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 146.5 kilometers (90.7 miles) with start in Megeve and finish in Morzine-Avoriaz, France, Saturday, July 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

    Froome bandaged for penultimate stage of Tour de France

    MORZINE, France (AP) — After two crashes, a bloodied knee and even a run up legendary Mont Ventoux, a relieved Chris Froome can cruise into Paris on Sunday and secure his third Tour de France title in four years.

    Updated: 11:37 am

  • In this Thursday, July 7, 2016 photo, Miriam Nagl, of Brazil, looks over the 10th green during the first round of the U.S. Women's Open golf tournament at CordeValle in San Martin, Calif. Several athletes with limited connections to Brazil will be fulfilling their Olympic dream thanks to Brazil’s shortage of athletes in many of the sports in which it automatically qualified for the Rio Games as host despite a lack of Olympic tradition. Some have lived away for most of their lives but were born in Brazil.  (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

    Foreign athletes use Brazilian connections to make it to Rio

    SAO PAULO (AP) — Rugby player Isadora Cerullo never lived in Brazil. Fencer Ghislain Perrier speaks very little Portuguese. Golfer Miriam Nagl played abroad most of her life.

  • Berlocq, Elias advance to Croatia Open semifinals

    UMAG, Croatia (AP) — Carlos Berlocq put aside his poor form in quarterfinals at the Croatia Open to defeat third-seeded Jeremy Chardy of France 6-4, 6-2.

  • In this Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 file photo, International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde listens to a journalist during a press conference in Lima, Peru. France’s top court ruled on Friday July 22, 2016, that International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde must stand trial in France over a 2008 arbitration ruling handing 400 million euros to a politically-connected business magnate. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd, File)

    IMF chief Lagarde to stand trial in French arbitration deal

    PARIS (AP) — France’s top court has ruled that International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde must stand trial in France over a 2008 arbitration ruling that handed 400 million euros to a politically-connected business magnate.

  • Netherlands' Tom Dumoulin, who abandoned race, leaves the medical truck after his crash in the nineteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 146 kilometers (90.7 miles) with start in Albertville and finish in Saint-Gervais Mont Blanc, France, Friday, July 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Nathalie Magniez)

    Dumoulin injures wrist in fall, abandons Tour de France

    SAINT-GERVAIS-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin, a favorite for gold in the Olympic time trial, abandoned the Tour de France in tears Friday after damaging his left wrist in a fall, two stages from the end of the race.

  • The names of the victims of truck attack in Nice, that killed 84 people last Thursday hang from two pillars at Nice City Hall in Nice, France Friday July 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Maeva Bambuck)

    After attack, France bolsters Iraq military fight against IS

    PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande announced new help Friday for Iraq’s military in fighting Islamic State extremists, trying to show his government is taking action amid criticism that there weren’t enough police protecting Nice’s Bastille Day celebration when a truck attack last week killed 84 people.

  • Britain's Chris Froome, wearing his torn overall leader's yellow jersey, bleeds after crashing during the nineteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 146 kilometers (90.7 miles) with start in Albertville and finish in Saint-Gervais Mont Blanc, France, Friday, July 22, 2016. (Keno Tribouillard via AP Photo)

    Froome defends yellow jersey in Tour de France Stage 19

    SAINT-GERVAIS-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — If Chris Froome wins the Tour de France on Sunday, it won’t have been an easy ride to the Champs Elysees.