Six-time world champ Hirscher out 15 weeks
Marcel Hirscher will need up to 15 weeks to recover from a broken left ankle, likely ruling the six-time overall World Cup champion out of ski racing until December.
Perkins answers critics over Russian defection
Former Olympic bronze medallist and world champion Shane Perkins speaks to ESPN and hits back at critics who have questioned his defection to Russian nationality from Australian.
Dipa targets Commonwealth Games return after 'difficult' 2017
After the dizzying heights of Rio in 2016, Dipa Karmakar's 2017 has not been as memorable, with the gymnast spending most of her time recovering from a knee surgery. Her spirit and temperament, though, remain unbroken as she prepares for a busy 2018.
Moldauer opens big lead at gymnastics nat'ls
Yul Moldauer posted a score of 86.650 Thursday night at the U.S. Gymnastics championships, nearly two points clear of reigning NCAA all-around champ Akash Modi.
In wake of sexual abuse scandal, what's next for USA Gymnastics?
At the U.S. nationals this week, the women's program will look all but unrecognizable to fans who remember the 2016 iteration. And that's a good thing. With two new leaders at the helm, USA Gymnastics is working to make the sport safer for its athletes.
World Cup ski champ Hirscher breaks ankle
Six-time overall World Cup champion Marcel Hirscher has broken his left ankle and will be in a cast for six weeks.
Beijing gold medallist Sanchez fails drugs test
Beijing 2008 Olympic road race champion Samuel Sanchez has tested positive for a growth hormone-releasing peptide, the UCI has announced.
6 gymnasts to watch at U.S. nationals this week
It's a rebuilding year for U.S. gymnastics -- with many new faces. But despite the youth of the athletes, don't count out the depth of talent. These six gymnasts could be national and world champions before the end of the year.
Tongan Olympian covers up to chase skiing dream
A year after becoming an instant sensation for his shiny, sculpted torso at the Rio Games, Pita Taufatofua is pursuing a new Olympic dream -- and it's a doozy. The taekwondo specialist from tropical Tonga is trying his hand at cross-country skiing.
Catch up with inspiring Olympians one year later
Get reacquainted with runners Abbey D'Agostino and Nikki Hamblin one year after their graceful determination in the face of adversity at the Rio Games made them global icons of sportsmanship.
Sports stars who overcame drug-related bans
Failing a drug test is career-ending for most sport stars. However, as the likes of Justin Gatlin and Maria Sharapova are proving; successful second chances are possible. Here, ESPN look at five post-ban successes.
ESPN's 8 for 80: An Introduction
Those about to break through are equipped with the talent and the drive; what they lack is a system that will help them reach the next levels.
GB Athletics' Black: Critics can keep 'chatting s---'
British Athletics' performance director Neil Black has told his critics they can keep on "chatting s---" following the World Championships.
Watch: Emma Coburn's sister reacts to her win
Move over, Lynn and Rick Raisman. There's a new world-class athlete family member who has the best reactions around.
Rutherford calls for coaching improvements
Greg Rutherford has backed the next generation of British athletes to deliver but echoed calls to improve the standard of coaching.
Why we'll never see another sprinter like Usain Bolt
When you break down Usain Bolt's dominance and examine the details of what he did and how he did it, it becomes clear why we might never see an athlete like him again.
Aussie Stevens wins silver in women's discus
Dani Stevens has smashed the longstanding Australian women's discus record to claim world championships silver in London.
Felix adds another gold to record worlds total
Allyson Felix earned a second gold medal on Sunday in the 4x400-meter relay, adding to her world championship record for medals. The U.S. finished the 10-day event with a team-record 30 medals, 10 of them gold.
IAAF president: Gatlin win won't define worlds
IAAF president Sebastian Coe said he'd rather not see athletes like Justin Gatlin, who have tested positive in the past, win titles in some of the biggest moments in the sport of track and field.
Bolt's farewell spells out athletics' major challenge
The IAAF World Athletics Championships have been stunning in their upsets, controversies and sheer athletic achievement, but the departure of the sport's leading light means it must build a new generation of stars and idols.
ICYMI at Worlds: No more Hero anymore
The iconic and energetic mascot of the World Athletics Championships bows out in fine style, Caster Semenya leads a brilliant night for African athletics, and Jamaican relay's injury curse strikes again.
Race walker Bosworth DQ'd at World Champs
Great Britain's Tom Bosworth was disqualified from the Men's 20km at the World Athletics Championships in London for three red cards.
Portugal's Henriques sets women's walk record
Portugal's Ines Henriques bettered her own mark in the 50-kilometer walk on Sunday by finishing in 4 hours, 5 minutes, 56 seconds on the 2-kilometer loop in central London.
Farah states 'Mo is done', defends Salazar
Sir Mo Farah has criticised the degree of attention given to his relationship with controversial coach Alberto Salazar and has announced "Mo is done".
Henriques sets walk WR; Diniz oldest to gold
Ines Henriques of Portugal set a world record while winning the first women's 50-kilometer walk at the world championships, while Yohann Diniz of France won the men's 50-kilometer walk to become the worlds' oldest gold medalist.
ESPN brings you all the latest results of Indians competing at the Rio Paralympics.
All the Indians in action at the Paralympic Games in Rio
Ethiopian silver medalist Feyisa Lilesa remains in the U.S. on a visa as he remains fearful of returning to his homeland after he made an anti-government gesture at Rio.
Simone Biles is less than fond of bees, and showed off this fear when a bee buzzed around her on the podium during the 2014 World Championships.
ESPN brings you all the latest results of Indians competing at the Rio Olympics.
Katie Ledecky took a picture with Michael Phelps at an autograph signing when she was a kid. The two swimming stars recreated that photo in Rio, with a twist.
A Norwegian reporter performs an original rap for a thrilled Usain Bolt.