Kittel wins Tour de France Stage 4 in a sprint to Limoges

LIMOGES, France (AP) — Hit by a virus, denied a place on the Tour de France and then parting company with his team, not much went right last season for German sprinter Marcel Kittel.

Now he's back with a vengeance.

  • Written by SAMUEL PETREQUIN, AP Sports Writer

Kuchar's final putt could have Olympic ramifications

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Matt Kuchar finished with a 12-foot birdie at the Bridgestone Invitational, which had no bearing on the outcome but still had a few ramifications.

  • Written by DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer

Tale of 2 Rios: the Olympic city and the rest of town

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Copacabana Beach is an Olympic construction site. The beach volleyball venue is going up, broadcast studios rise on scaffolding above the sand and a mammoth tent is jammed with thousands of pricey souvenirs.

  • Written by RENATA BRITO, Associated Press STEPHEN WADE, Associated Press