Olympic great Owens honored with Ohio park
Ohio Gov. John Kasich has dedicated a new state park and wildlife area named for Olympic great Jesse Owens.
Hima must still get lots right to break into the elite
Hima Das made everybody sit up and take notice with her gold at the Junior World Championships but experts say she will need more exposure to high-level competition and a supportive system around her to have the same success at the senior level.
Forty years on, Wimbledon remains home for Martina Navratilova
"Actually, it isn't so sentimental for me," says Martina Navratilova of the 40th anniversary of her first Wimbledon singles title in 1978. But the story behind that triumph is as remarkable now as it was then.
It's as if Wimbledon finalist Serena Williams never left the game at all
Implausible or predictable? Or both? Serena looks very much like the player who dominated tennis for so many years.
Hima Das wins women's 400m at World U20 Championships
Hima Das became the first Indian track athlete to become a world champion at any level after winning the women's 400m at the U-20 Championships in Finland.
Boston Marathon nets record $36.6M for charity
Boston Marathon runners raised an all-time high of $36.6 million for charities in the 2018 race, $2.4 million more than last year.
The song that gets runner Emily Infeld pumped up
When long-distance runner Emily Infeld is not battling on the track, she is known for her sense of humor and giddy smile. So it's not surprising that "happy" is the go-to vibe on her favorite playlist.
Hima Das, favourite for World U20 gold, sets her sights higher
Hima Das heads to the 2018 World Junior Championships in Finland as the one to beat but has future, bigger competitions in mind.
Ronda Rousey becomes first female inductee into UFC Hall of Fame
Ronda Rousey was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame on Thursday, becoming the first female inductee in the company's history.
Crisis of confidence continues for bewildered Eugenie Bouchard
Once labeled the most marketable person -- male or female -- in all of sport, Eugenie Bouchard continues to search for the form that will relaunch her career.
Ugra: IOA Asiad selection - tough love or bombast?
In a depressing farce so familiar to Indian sport, the women's rugby team were made to begin their three-week Asiad camp only to discover they weren't being sent to the Games.
Semenya and Samba sparkle in Paris
Caster Semenya romped to the fourth-fastest women's 800m ever and Abderrahman Samba produced the second-best 400m hurdles of all time at the Paris Diamond League meeting on Saturday.
History-maker Jinson Johnson aims to continue record-breaking run
Over the last few months, middle-distance runner Jinson Johnson has claimed two of the longest standing Indian athletics records, making him one of the favourites going into the Asian Games.
Jinson Johnson breaks Sriram Singh's 42-year old 800m record
Jinson Johnson broke the longest-standing record in Indian athletics - men's 800m - on the second day of the 58th National Inter State Senior Athletics Championships in Guwahati on Wednesday.
Sprinter Tori Bowie: 'I train my entire body to be strong'
First a three-medal performance at the Rio Olympics -- then a Valentino campaign? Naturally, sprinter Tori Bowie's next move was to pose for the Body Issue.
Allen wins tight 110 hurdles at USATF outdoors
Devon Allen, the former Oregon Ducks receiver, withstood a lengthy weather delay to win the 110-meter hurdles in the final session of the USATF Outdoor championships.
Houlihan tops Simpson for USATF title in 1500m
Shelby Houlihan took the lead with 50 meters left to beat seven-time national champion Jenny Simpson in the women's 1,500 meters Saturday at the USATF national outdoor championships.
Lyles, Hobbs claim 100m titles at USATF Outdoors
Noah Lyles won a thrilling 100-meter final Friday at the USATF outdoor national championships, becoming the youngest title-holder in the event in 34 years.
Gabby Williams diary: Past weeks 'have been complete struggle'
Gabby Williams discusses playing through ups and downs, saying farewell to Mocha Trappucino and her love of "Pulp Fiction" and the World Cup.
Orji sets triple jump mark at USATF Outdoors
Keturah Orji set a meet record in the triple jump with a leap of 47 feet, 10 1/2 inches, highlighting the opening session Thursday at the USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships. Orji outdueled Tori Franklin for the win.
Semenya, Manyonga named for CAA African Championships
South Africa have named a strong preliminary team for the championships taking place in Nigeria in August.
Texas settles ex-coach's discrimination lawsuit
The University of Texas has agreed to settle a race- and sexual-discrimination lawsuit filed by former women's track coach Bev Kearney, who was forced out in 2013.
Sanya Richards-Ross' son's first steps
It's safe to say that the son of an Olympic gold medalist and a Super Bowl champion is going to be pretty good at this walking thing.
'I was humiliated, but Caster can change the future of athletes'
Dutee Chand has thrown her weight behind Caster Semenya, who is heading to the Court of Arbitration for Sport to challenge the IAAF's regulation on permitted testosterone in female athletes.
Making of the Body Issue
"I've photographed a thousand different athletes in my life. Of course, every one of them had clothes on." -- Walter Iooss, photographed Isaiah Thomas
John Brewin reviews the eight matches that ultimately doomed Louis van Gaal's tenure as manager at Manchester United.
South African fast bowler Kyle Abbott brags about his angling skills, and confesses to bullying Australians in the Kings XI dressing room.
Is Beyonce an athlete, too? Joy Priest explores the musician's roots as a young runner in the South and examines how the musician trains like a competitive sportswoman.