Wimbledon prize money increased by 5 percent for 2016

LONDON (AP) — This year's men's and women's singles champions at Wimbledon will each receive nearly $3 million, as the Grand Slam tournament increases overall prize money by 5 percent.


Rafael Nadal wants his drug-test results made public

LONDON (AP) — Fed up with being accused of doping, Rafael Nadal has written to the president of the International Tennis Federation and asked for all of his drug-test results and blood profile records to be made public.

  • Written by STEPHEN WILSON, AP Sports Writer

Racing Hall of Fame: Rachel, Zenyatta, Dominguez, Asmussen

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Champion racehorses Rachel Alexandra and Zenyatta, jockey Ramon Dominguez and trainer Steve Asmussen have been elected to the National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame.


UNC gets new Notice of Allegations in NCAA academic case

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina has received a new document from the NCAA outlining violations connected to UNC's long-running academic fraud scandal, a school athletics spokesman said.

  • Written by AARON BEARD, AP Sports Writer

Official wary of athletes staying outside Olympic village

MADRID (AP) — Extra security measures may be needed to protect athletes staying outside of the Olympic Village during the games in Rio de Janeiro, including Rafael Nadal, who will be staying at a friend's house, one of Brazil's top security officials said Monday.

  • Written by TALES AZZONI, AP Sports Writer