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Australian swimming star Cameron McEvoy hopes lightning strikes twice at the world titles in Russia with new 100m and 200m freestyle champions to be crowned.

Paris (AFP) - Following the end of the 2015 Tour de France on Sunday, AFP Sport evaluates the winners and losers from this year's race:

Kazan (Russia) (AFP) - China could repeat their 2011 sweep of the diving gold medals at the world aquatic championships after Monday's double victory left then with five wins from five in Kazan.

Kazan (Russia) (AFP) - China's Chen Ruolin and Liu Huixia successfully defended their women's 10m synchronised diving title on Monday as they won world gold at the ongoing aquatics championships in …

Paris (AFP) - Many both in the peloton and watching from afar may have groaned when Chris Froome said he intended to ride on for another six to eight years, but not everyone is disappointed.

Perennial Sydney to Hobart line honours contenders Wild Oats XI and Perpetual Loyal have shown good form in races thousands of kilometres apart.

Kazan (Russia) (AFP) - Bill May teamed up with American compatriot Christina Jones and made history Sunday when they became the first world champions of a mixed synchronised swimming event.

Paris (AFP) - Chris Froome bristles at comparisons to Lance Armstrong but there is one way in which he cannot avoid them: his success breeds as much scepticism as the American's did.

Briton Chris Froome won his second Tour de France title in three years on Sunday to enhance his growing reputation as a grand tour specialist.

Portsmouth (United Kingdom) (AFP) - The form book that predicted Ben Ainslie as the skipper most likely to win the first Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series was played out with unerring accuracy …

Paris (AFP) - Chris Froome will ride into Paris on Sunday wearing the Tour de France yellow jersey as only a disaster can prevent him winning a second crown.

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