• 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.

  • Great Britain's Mo Farah wins the Men's 5000m  during day 2 of the Diamond League anniversary games at The Stadium, in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London, Saturday July 23, 2016. (Paul Harding/PA via AP)

    Farah dominant, Fraser-Pryce sluggish in final pre-Rio races

    LONDON (AP) — Mo Farah cruised to victory in the 5,000 meters and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce fell short in a sluggish sprint on Saturday in contrasting fortunes for the Olympic champions in their final races before heading to Rio de Janeiro.

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  • Usain Bolt of Jamaica poses for photographers after he won the men's 200 meter race during the Diamond League anniversary games at The Stadium, in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London, Friday, July 22, 2016.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

    Bolt return from injury upstaged by 28-year WR being broken

    LONDON (AP) — Usain Bolt looked in fine shape for the Olympics by winning his last race before Rio de Janeiro on his return from injury.

  • A woman adjusts the Mantle of the Order of the British Empire at an exhibition at Buckingham Palace in London, Thursday, July 21, 2016. In celebration of Her Majesty's 90th birthday this year, visitors to the Summer Opening of the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace will enjoy an unprecedented display of The Queen's outfits, from childhood to the present day, in the special exhibition Fashioning a Reign: 90 Years of Style from The Queen's Wardrobe. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

    Queen Elizabeth II’s dresses will be displayed at palace

    LONDON (AP) — A wide selection of dresses worn by Queen Elizabeth II since her childhood days will be on display at Buckingham Palace this summer.

  • Jaimaica's athlete Usain Bolt shows his arm with a plaster as he speaks during a press conference ahead of the Muller Anniversary Games in London, Thursday, July 21, 2016.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

    Bolt says Olympic ban for Russians should scare dopers

    LONDON (AP) — Russia’s track and field team being banned from the Olympics sends a powerful message that should scare cheats, according to Usain Bolt.

  • This is an undated image of British actor Ralph Fiennes as Richard III made available by the Almeida Theatre in London on Wednesday July 20, 2016. World events give a powerful resonance to Ralph Fiennes' performance as  Richard III the ruthless ruler, determined to eliminate all rivals, in a Rupert Goold directed production of the play at London's Almeida Theatre. London Viewers can see it in movie theaters around the world starting with a live broadcast Thursday in Britain and several other countries. (Marc Brenner/Almeida Theatre via AP)

    Real-life dramas echo in Ralph Fiennes’ ‘Richard III’

    LONDON (AP) — Now is the summer of our discontent.

  • Russian stars who could miss the Rio Olympics

    MOSCOW (AP) — The International Olympic Committee says it is exploring the legal options for a possible ban of the entire Russian team from next month’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro as a result of the country’s repeated doping scandals. Russia finished fourth in the gold medal table at the 2012 Olympics in London and third in the overall medal table. Its absence in Rio would shake up both tables. Here are five Russian stars who could miss out:

  • This is a Sunday April 25, 2010.  file photo of Russia's Liliya Shobukhova as she crosses the finish line to win the London Marathon, in London. London Marathon organizers said Tuesday July 19, 2016 that  a British court has ordered Russian marathon runner Liliya Shobukhova to repay prize and appearance money after being banned for doping.  (AP Photo/Tom Hevezi, File)

    UK court orders Russia runner to repay London Marathon cash

    LONDON (AP) — A British court has ordered Russian marathon runner Liliya Shobukhova to repay prize and appearance money from the London race after being banned for doping, event organizers said on Tuesday.