• Having hosted the 2008 Olympics, the Chinese capital will be the first city to host both a summer and winter Games.

    Malaysian NGO members install Chinese and Olympic flags before the bid presentation to host the 2022 Winter Olympics in the Chinese city of Beijing, at the 128th International Olympic Committee (IOC) session in Kuala Lumpur on July 31, 2015.
    LAST UPDATE : Jul 31, 2015, 7:40 AM EDT
  • Mexico celebrates their victory in the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup final between Jamaica and Mexico in Philadelphia on July 26, 2015.

    Mexico won a record seventh Gold Cup with a dominant win against first-time finalists Jamaica.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 27, 2015, 7:19 AM EDT
  • A sign of the FIFA is seen at the entrance of the football's world body on July 20, 2015 in Zurich. FIFA leaders met July 20 to decide a date for an election to replace president Sepp Blatter and reform steps as football's world body confronts its biggest corruption crisis.

    Fifa president Sepp Blatter is set to announce his plans to reform football's crisis-hit governing body on Monday.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 20, 2015, 7:28 AM EDT
  • Jordan Speith hits his tee shot on the seventh hole during the final round of the Shell Houston Open at the Golf Club of Houston on April 5, 2015 in Humble, Texas.

    Jordan Spieth is thrilled to be getting the chance of becoming the first player since 1953 to win the U.S. Masters, the U.S. Open and the British Open in the same season.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 15, 2015, 7:27 AM EDT
  • Serbia's Novak Djokovic returns to Switzerland's Roger Federer during their men's singles final match on Centre Court on day thirteen of the 2015 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 12, 2015.

    Novak Djokovic hopes to be fighting for Grand Slam titles for "many more years" after moving to eighth on the all-time list with a third Wimbledon victory.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 13, 2015, 7:37 AM EDT
  • Floyd Mayweather Jr., hugs Manny Pacquiao after defeating Pacquiao in their welterweight unification bout on May 2, 2015 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Five-weight world champion Floyd Mayweather has been stripped of the WBO welterweight belt won from Manny Pacquiao in May.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 07, 2015, 7:57 AM EDT
  • Kelley O'Hara and Lauren Holiday of the United States celebrate after the FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 Semi-Final Match at Olympic Stadium on June 30, 2015 in Montreal, Canada.

    The USA will play in their fourth Women's World Cup final after beating two-time winners Germany at the Olympic Stadium in Montreal.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 01, 2015, 8:01 AM EDT
  • Serena Williams of the United States plays a backhand against Margarita Gasparyan of Russia during day one of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 29, 2015 in London, England.

    Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams made strong cases for the less is more approach to Wimbledon build-ups with resounding victories at a sunny All England Club on Monday.

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 30, 2015, 8:19 AM EDT
  • Fifa logo.

    Sepp Blatter says he has not resigned as Fifa president, writes the BBC.

    The 79-year-old Swiss was thought to have ended his 17-year reign on 2 June amid claims of corruption in world football's governing body.

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 26, 2015, 7:30 AM EDT