Garmin-Cervelo rider Thor Hushovd (l.) of Norway leads his teammates during the team time trial in the second stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race in Les Essarts on July 3.
An Indian couple performs marriage rituals during a mass marriage of Pipa Kshatriya Darji community members belonging to the Indian state of Rajasthan on the occasion of Basant Panchami, or spring festival, in Ahmadabad. Thousands of couples tie the knot on this day, considered auspicious in Gujarat.
'I'm innocent,' cyclist Alberto Contador said at a press conference today, vowing to fight a proposal to suspend him and strip his 2010 Tour de France title.
Retirement age in France has been raised from 60 to 62 and Spain's king and queen will have to tighten their belts.
Rafael Nadal said it's 'madness' when some refer to him as the greatest Spanish athlete. Rafael Nadal is now ranked as the top male tennis player in the world after winning his first US Open Monday night.
Michelle Obama and her daughter arrived at Marivent palace shortly before 1 p.m. and were greeted at the front door of the residence by King Juan Carlos, Queen Sofia, and Princess Letizia.
Michelle Obama and daughter Sasha arrived Wednesday for a visit to Granada and Marbella, Spain. Michelle Obama is to meet with King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia Sunday at their summer residence on Mallorca.
As fans of Spain luxuriate in the glow of the country's first World Cup championship, fans of the Netherlands search for an explanation of what went wrong. Some blame the referee, others point to Paul the Octopus.