Captain Andrei Arshavin leads a dynamic Russian squad.
As I’ll Have Another vies for the first Triple Crown Saturday at the Belmont Stakes, TIME looks back at the 11 horses that have shot for similar stardom since the last Triple Crown winner in 1978 — and fallen just a few lengths short.
The European Championships have always been known for making new stars.
Seeking to build on public anger over the cost of the London Olympics, protest groups are making plans for marches and demonstrations to coincide with the games. The police, however, have warned that spectacles will not be tolerated.
How international tournaments remain an opportunity for nostalgic but usually harmless pantomime jingoism.
England is not the only team going into Euro 2012 with the advantage of low expectations.
Why is one of England’s most famous players not on the roster?
For professional athletes, retiring from sports is never easy. Johnson talks candidly about what inspired her comeback — and why she decided to end her competitive career
An amazing chip shot at the Memorial helps Tiger get his swagger back.
New York Mets fans have waited 50 years for the franchise’s first no-hitter. Thanks to a blown call, Johan Santana’s was a letdown.
Another match-fixing scandal rocks Italian soccer
Counting down the greatest games in the history of the tournament.
Sarah Robles wants more than a medal in London. She wants to break body-size stereotypes.