• Sanya Richards-Ross takes “victory lap” at Penn Relays

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sanya Richards-Ross called her final race at the Penn Relays her “victory lap.” Anchoring the U.S. women’s 1600 relay, the three-time Olympian and three-time gold medalist had a huge lead going into her leg, making her trot around Franklin Field in front of nearly 45,000 spectators giving her a standing ovation all the more special.

  • Dominic Thiem beats Alexander Zverev to reach BMW Open final

    MUNICH (AP) — Dominic Thiem of Austria surpassed Novak Djokovic for most wins on tour this year as he reached the BMW Open final by defeating Alexander Zverev of Germany 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 on Saturday.

  • Jenny Simpson reacts to fans after winning the women's special 1,500 meters at the Drake Relays athletics meet, Friday, April 29, 2016, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

    Olympic champion Kirani James breaks Drake record in 400

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Kirani James let the rest of the world know that he’s still the man to beat in the 400 meters.

  • 11 Cubans on 1984 list deported, but no US policy change

    MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. has deported 11 Cubans under an agreement Washington made with Havana after a massive 1980 boatlift.

  • More than 200 Boca Juniors hooligans being held in Paraguay

    ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — More than 200 hooligans following Argentine club Boca Juniors were detained in Paraguay for acts of vandalism at a Copa Libertadores round-of-16 match against local club Cerro Porteno.

  • Carlos Arthur Nuzman, Brazil's Olympic Committee President speaks during the Olympic flame welcoming ceremony at the Olympic Museum, in Lausanne, Switzerland, Friday, April 29, 2016. (Anthony Anex/Keystone via AP)

    Rio Olympic flame visits UN office in Geneva

    GENEVA (AP) — The Olympic flame for the Rio de Janeiro Games came to the United Nations in Geneva on Friday, where officials said a team of refugee athletes will bring a message of hope for refugees around the world.

  • This April 19, 2016 photo shows a rift in the highway caused by a 7.8-magnitude earthquake, in Chacras, Ecuador. The strongest earthquake to hit Ecuador in decades flattened buildings and buckled highways along the country's Pacific coast on a Saturday evening of April 16. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

    AP PHOTOS: Fragments of shattered lives after Ecuador quake

    PEDERNALES, Ecuador (AP) — The dreams, plans and even the lives of hundreds of families were shattered in one moment — 6:58 p.m. on April 16 — when a magnitude 7.8 earthquake rocked the central coast of Ecuador.

  • Cuban exiles drop lawsuit over Carnival cruise to island

    MIAMI (AP) — Two Cuban exiles have dropped their federal discrimination lawsuit against Carnival Corp. after the cruise line reached an agreement with the communist-run island to permit Cuban-born passengers to make the voyage.

  • The Christ the Redeemer statue is lit in green and yellow to mark 100 days left to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, April 27, 2016. The Olympic countdown clock hits 100 days to go on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

    Rio mayor wants Olympic cauldron in revitalized port area

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Mayor Eduardo Paes says he wants the Olympic cauldron to burn in Rio de Janeiro’s revitalized port area.

  • Dortmund's Mats Hummels smiles during the break of a German first division Bundesliga match between VfB Stuttgart and Borussia Dortmund in Stuttgart, Germany, Saturday, April 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

    Dortmund’s defender Hummesl wants Bayern move

    DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Borussia Dortmund captain and central defender Mats Hummels has asked to be released from his contract so that he can move to Bundesliga rival Bayern Munich next season.