Ryder Cup motivation was not a problem for Rory McIlroy.
A rare woman in the world of elite sports administration, Princess Haya of Jordan has taken equestrian into the modern age, securing its Olympic future.
The NFL International Series returns to London this weekend, and hopes are rising that Britain will one day have its own permanent franchise.
Olympic triple-jump champion Christian Taylor knows all about putting his best foot forward.
Russia's Artem Silchenko wins Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series event in Bilbao as Britain's Gary Hunt secures fourth world title in five years.
Thought the 2014 Monaco Yacht Show was just about superyachts? Submarines, jetpacks, amphibious vessels on offer.
No World Cup games to watch, no trash to talk, no bandwagons to ride. It was a sad day on Twitter without the World Cup.
It's a surfer's paradise -- but Diah Rahayu is out on her own when it comes to professional women's wave-riding in Bali.
Robert Molnar has a vision: an ocean race from New York to the Canadian Pacific city of Victoria, via the Arctic.
He used to terrorize defenses, but now former Liverpool and England striker Michael Owen is tearing up the turf after clinching his first Group 1 winner.
She's not so much the pinup girl of British horse racing as the "pinned-together girl."
Most horses at this month's World Equestrian Games could clear the water jumps. Not Norman.
And so au revoir, Normandy.
Beach volleyball played on sun-kissed Brazilian sand conjures up many images in the mind. But beach tennis? What's that all about?
Eye-popping physiques, multimillion dollar incomes, celebrity status -- and that's just the women.
Grigor Dimitrov and Milos Raonic have often been talked about this year as being part of the next generation of players who can break up the dominance of tennis' Big Four.
A Northwest Passage luxury cruise costs from $20,000 to $150,000. For the money, you get a month crossing the world's final ocean frontier.
For Kei Nishikori, "Project 45" has transformed into "Project 10."
NFL player Husain Abdullah left the game to take a spiritual pilgrimage to Mecca. Do religion and sports mix?
Florida State has opened a Title IX investigation into the 2012 sexual assault case involving star quarterback Jameis Winston, the accuser's attorney says.
When your mum is Brazil basketball legend Hortencia, it can't hurt to try something different. Joao Victor Oliva chose dressage, and it might just pay off.
"A 13-year-old girl called me an ape."
Hailed as the horse "the Germans could not kill" after surviving machine gun attacks and falling shells, one of World War I's most famous animals has been honored with its own version of Britain's most prestigious medal the Victoria Cross.
The going is always soft and the only permanent building is a toilet block. It's the antithesis to the pomp and pageantry of Royal Ascot ... welcome to Laytown Racecourse.
What more could a horse enthusiast ask for than a beautiful ride along the sea shore?
The following letter and accompanying memo were sent to each NFL owner today by Commissioner Roger Goodell.
Mario Balotelli made most of the headlines prior to Liverpool's game against Manchester City in the Premier League, but it was another striker -- a forgotten one -- who ended up as the star attraction hours later.
South Korea held off a late rally by Chicago to win a third title in the Little League World Series.
From gymnastics on horseback to winning 'Wild West' gold, what to expect at the World Equestrian Games.
It produced one of the memorable sporting moments of 2013 and now the excitement is starting to brew all over again for America's Cup fans.
While his jockey starved himself to make the weight limit, one of horse racing's new stars delivered the goods again despite piling on the pounds.
Why has world's most famous female architect, Zaha Hadid, designed space-age superyachts?
Nine months at sea, one change of clothes, no sleep and a strange language. Could you cope?
His daredevil stunts have attracted million of hits on YouTube but now Alex Thomson has a new goal in his sailing career.
Sir Richard Branson has opened up his private Caribbean Island for a new book by celebrity and fashion photographer, Russell James.
$1m Lamborghini supercar yacht: A question of taste
First there was the Google driverless car. Now there's the Rolls-Royce 'robo-ship.'
He fought cancer and then won the world's toughest bike race seven times -- albeit with the help of a myriad of drugs -- before a precipitous fall from grace.
It's a year and a half since Lance Armstrong sat in front of Oprah Winfrey and admitted it was all a lie, every single word of it. In the fallout, everything that had been built on that lie came crashing down around him.
"Sorry -- the sun is shining so I've gone to sleep on a hill."
Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad was stripped of gold in men's 3,000m steeeplechase at the European championships for removing his vest in the home straight.
Over 300 miles from the nearest ocean, one of the fastest sailing races in the world prepares for battle.
The Ebola crisis caused by the deadly virus sweeping through West Africa has forced the International Olympic Committee to ban three athletes from the region competing at the Youth Games in Nanjing, China.
Born without the lower portion of his spine, Kurt Fearnley was given just a week to live.
Robin Williams, who has died aged 63, was a cycling fanatic who counted among his friends Lance Armstrong and five-time Tour de France winner Eddy Merckx.
Step inside the 'teepee capital of the world.'
Celestria Noel gives CNN Equestrian the lowdown on how to behave at horsey events
Step inside London's new $67m superyacht hotel.
A judge ruled in favor of a former UCLA college basketball star who sued to end NCAA control over the rights to athletes' names, images and likenesses.
He was the so-called "Fastest Man on No Legs," and his inspiring story captured the imagination of the world at the London Olympics. Now, as the cameras pan once again towards Oscar Pistorius, he is playing the lead role in a more tragic tale that began in the early hours of Valentine's Day 2013.
"We face neither East nor West, we face forward."
In what many sports fans view as a historic move, the reigning NBA champion San Antonio Spurs announced the hiring of Becky Hammon as assistant coach.
England held off a late charge by Australia to top the Commonwealth Games medal table as the eleventh, and final, day of competition drew to a close.
The Commonwealth Games was hit by a fresh doping scandal Saturday after former world 400m champion Amantle Montsho of Botswana failed a drugs test.
The very best was reserved for last and Usain Bolt did not disappoint.
Farriers are 21st Century blacksmiths, custom-fitting millions of shoes each year for the world's best horses.
Her surname means "fighter" or "warrior" -- and Christine Ohuruogu has done her best to fulfill that prophecy throughout a stellar running career of glorious peaks and painful troughs.
The racetrack is transformed into an eerie, retro time warp, in these intriguing photographs.
He's used to making waves in the pool, but Ryan Lochte has caused a few ripples of excitement on social media after tweeting out a photo of himself in front of what he claims was 10,000 calories worth of food, including piles of chicken and asparagus.
Usain Bolt's training partner Kemar Bailey-Cole proved a golden substitute for the six-time Olympic champion by winning the Commonwealth Games 100m title Monday in Glasgow.
Whisper it quietly, but after years of foreign domination the prospect of a French winner of the Tour de France is more than just a mere pipe dream.
Endeavour -- the boat's name is befitting of its journey twice to the brink of destruction and the tireless work that went in to restoring the 1934 vessel to its former glory.
Seven years ago, Steve Way was a 20 per day smoker and weighed a hefty 230 pounds (104 kilograms). On Sunday, he led the marathon competition against the best in the Commonwealth before finishing a creditable 10th place.
Vincenzo Nibali became only the sixth man in history to win all three of cycling's major tours as he sealed victory in this year's Tour de France Sunday.
An athlete who didn't even compete at the Commonwealth Games was the star attraction Saturday in Glasgow.
With the last day of the Tour de France usually uneventful as it relates to changes in the overall lead, Saturday marked the last realistic opportunity someone could catch Vincenzo Nibali.
Inspirational Joanna Rowsell added another gold to her rapidly growing collection with a classy victory in the individual pursuit at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow Friday.
Garmin-Sharp's Ramunas Navardauskas became the first Lithuanian to win a stage of the Tour de France Friday.
After just one day of competition, a new sport has emerged at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow: snapping selfies with the Queen.
After crashing in the Tour de Suisse and being overlooked by his team for the Tour de France -- he became the first British winner of the race in 2012 -- Bradley Wiggins hoped relief would come at the Commonwealth Games.
Queen Elizabeth II opened the 20th Commonwealth Games in the Scottish city of Glasgow Wednesday ahead of 11 days of sporting competition.
Poland's Rafal Majka won the 17th stage of the Tour de France to extend his lead as the King of the Mountains.
Delicious cupcakes can make pretty much any situation sweet.
One minute he was at the top, looking down. King of all he surveyed.
In a reunion that was once unthinkable, Mike Tyson will deliver the presenting speech for Mike Tyson's induction into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II cheered Estimate on to success at the Gold Cup in 2013 but now her her five-year old filly is in the dock.
Indian Relay might just be America's best-kept sporting secret.
How do you keep a 500kg sports star in shape? Horses use lasers, lights and other unlikely gadgets to stay fit.
Cycling can be the cruelest of sports and just when New Zealand's Jack Bauer was ready to celebrate a Tour de France stage win it was snatched away from him in an instant.
Here's a look at the life of LeBron James, basketball superstar.
Friday's 13th stage of the Tour de France may have been unlucky for Rafal Majka, but the Polish rider made amends by storming to victory in the 14th stage on Saturday.
With the Alps looming large, Norway's Alexander Kristoff took his chance to fulfill a childhood dream and claim victory in a stage of the Tour de France.
Standing on the podium at London 2012, Joanna Rowsell achieved her greatest dream -- and gave hope to millions around the world who suffer from a condition that can have devastating effects on self-confidence.
Usually television focuses its attention on winners, but American Andrew Talansky's fighting spirit and never-say-die attitude prompted a rethink Wednesday in one of the world's toughest sporting events.
The DEA launches an investigation into claims that NFL players illegally have been given powerful painkillers, among other prescription drugs, source says.
Two-time champion Alberto Contador is out of this year's Tour de France after suffering a heavy crash during Monday's 10th stage.
The NFL may take over Wembley Stadium -- England's spiritual home of soccer -- every September and October but it was a racecourse that played host to one of gridiron's biggest star's Saturday as Denver Broncos Wes Welker flew in to cheer on his racehorse.
It's nearly 200 years old, and people still come back for more.
Defending Tour de France champion Chris Froome has given up on his repeat bid after crashing at least twice Wednesday, according to race's Twitter account.
Every morning before riding, Gary Stevens has to walk four miles.
The Tour de France is arguably the world's toughest event -- but it's just got a whole lot tougher.
It was, said Novak Djokovic, the highest level of grand slam tennis he had ever been involved in, an unquestionable highlight of his career.
Vincenzo Nibali was rewarded for a bold late move to win the second stage of the Tour de France in Sheffield Sunday and don the coveted yellow jersey.
Mark Cavendish clashed with Simon Gerrans during opening stage of the 101st Tour de France in Yorkshire, dislocating his right shoulder.
Britain's love affair with the Tour de France will be rekindled when its 101st edition starts Saturday in Yorkshire.
26-year-old Ji Cheng will become the first rider from China to compete in the Tour de France when the famous race kicks off its 101st edition on Saturday.
William Fox-Pitt sounds rather like a character straight out of the pages of a novel and, at times, his life has played out like one.