Mikaela Shiffrin, 27, ties Lindsey Vonn's record for the most alpine World Cup wins for a woman. Shiffrin also has two Olympic gold medals and six world championships.
Pelé was one of the world's best soccer players who was the sport's global face for decades. The Brazilian legend was a wizard on the field who dazzled fans, teammates and competitors alike.
So many jubilant Argentine fans swarmed the streets of Buenos Aires that the soccer team had to abandon the open-air bus transporting them to the city and board helicopters for a capital flyover.
Vinod Kumar of India and Anish Adhikari of Nepal are among the many migrant workers who helped build the stadiums. Adhikari says he was misled about working conditions. Kumar died on the job.
The organization had displayed Iran's national flag on social media without the emblem of the Islamic Republic to show "support for the women in Iran" ahead of the two nations' soccer match.
The U.S. men's team must beat Iran on Tuesday to reach the knockout stage. England leads the pack in the latest group standings.
Voria Ghafouri, a prominent player who wasn't chosen to go to the World Cup, is an outspoken critic of Iran's authorities. Reports of his arrest came ahead of Friday's Iran-Wales World Cup match.
Brazilians who voted against President Jair Bolsonaro are torn about sporting the yellow soccer jersey after the far-right leader and his supporters adopted the shirt.