Spanish whizzkid has style and class to go for victory – maybe even a title – first time out
American was due to compete in the Masters South Central Zone Swimming Championships in Texas
This disgraced sportsman should let go of his addiction to racing
The wristbands for Prince’s concert were purple – what else? Yet they should have been platinum, considering the value fans put on them.
Disgraced cyclist chokes back tears before his expected confession of doping
Disgraced cyclist bids to win over US public in interview with queen of TV confessions
The Circuit of The Americas played host to a rousing race yesterday
Sebastian Vettel is hoping the highlight of his season is yet to come as he closes in on his third successive Formula One world title.
From fewer than 10 entrants in its first few years, the World Series of Poker now boasts thousands
Bruce Springsteen, Fiona Apple, barbecue – who needs them? Not Gillian Orr, who went off-piste in search of new acts to get excited about at the biggest and best music festival in America
Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone has given organizers of next year's US Grand Prix another week to save the Texas race by proving they have the finances in place.
World number three Andy Murray powered into the quarter-finals of the Paris Masters with a comprehensive 6-2 6-2 win over Andy Roddick.
More than 1,000 homes have been destroyed in wildfires sweeping across rural Texas – and the biggest of the blazes is still completely uncontained, state officials have admitted.
Rick Perry, suddenly the front-runner in the Republican nomination stakes, last month described Washington as a "seedy place" he didn't care for.
A huge fence runs thousands of miles along the border with Mexico to keep migrants and narcotics out. Trouble is, it also cuts off half of Brownsville, Texas.