Uganda's Cheptegei sets men's 5K world record
Joshua Cheptegei of Uganda broke a 16-year-old world record in winning the men's 5,000 meters in 12 minutes, 35.36 seconds Friday.
Russia pays $6.3 million fine to World Athletics
Russia paid $6.3 million to World Athletics on Wednesday to escape expulsion from track and field's world governing body.
Paris Marathon canceled due to travel issues
After organizers were unable to find a new date because of ongoing travel restrictions, the Paris Marathon, which had been postponed until October due to the pandemic, was canceled.
Boston bomber has death sentence overturned
A federal appeals court on Friday overturned the death sentence of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the man convicted in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.
Russia given August deadline to pay testing fine
World Athletics gave Russia an Aug. 15 deadline to pay a $5 million fine for falsifying documents to avoid drug testing.
Former track star Ryun given Medal of Freedom
President Donald Trump on Friday presented the nation's highest civilian honor to Jim Ryun, a former Republican congressman and the first U.S. high schooler to break the 4-minute barrier in running the mile.
Silver medalist runner Ben Jipcho dies at age 77
Ben Jipcho, a Kenyan runner who sacrificed his hopes of winning a medal at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics to help teammate Kip Keino beat American rival Jim Ryun in the 1,500 meters, died Friday. He was 77.
India's Asiad 4x400m mixed relay silver upgraded to gold
Anu Raghavan has been upgraded to women's 400m hurdles bronze after a doping ban for Kemi Adekoya.
Nadal beats Bolt in ESPN Fan Vote final
In the final, our readers chose Rafael Nadal at Roland Garros over Usain Bolt at the Olympics.
Track group wants change of Olympic protest rule
Leaders of a newly formed athletes group are calling for a change to the rule that bans certain protests at the Olympics, saying it "is in fact preventing athletes from displaying Olympism at the Olympic Games."
Race walker loses appeal, now faces new charge
Olympic race walk silver medalist Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez lost her appeal against a four-year ban for doping and faced new charges on Tuesday for using false evidence.
Glitch for Lyles highlights rare 2020 track meet
Noah Lyles was mistakenly lined up to run only 185 meters instead of the scheduled 200 meters Thursday when he was competing on a track in Florida against opponents running simultaneously in Switzerland and the Netherlands.
Police apologise to sprinter Williams for search
London police apologised to British sprinter Bianca Williams on Wednesday after officers stopped and searched her car over the weekend, and have referred itself for another independent review by a regulator.
Dhoni, Ganguly, Azhar, Kapil - Who won more as captain at the World Cup?
You remember the teams, do you remember the leaders? Take this quiz to find out.
Holdorf, 1964 Olympic decathlon champion, dies
Willi Holdorf, the 1964 Olympic decathlon champion, has died. He was 80.
Sprinter accuses London cops of racial profiling
British sprinter Bianca Williams has accused London police of racial profiling after a traffic stop on Saturday.
Russia: World Athletics freeze 'catastrophic'
Russia's track and field federation president said the World Athletics' freeze over an unpaid fine for breaking anti-doping rules is "catastrophic."
Attorney: School asked fired AD to take pay cut
Longtime track and field coach George Williams was asked by St. Augustine's University to take a 50% pay cut before he was fired, according to his attorney.
Dutee Chand's remarkable story - as a comic strip now
Illustrators Rhea Dease and Parmarth Rai have found a simple way to portray Dutee's journey.
Russia unlikely to pay $6M fine to World Athletics
World Athletics could suspend the "authorized neutral athlete'' program, which allows Russians to enter international competitions even though their federation is suspended.
ESPN fan vote: Bolt at the Olympics v Woods during 'Tiger Slam'
One was the greatest sprinter of all time, while the other rewrote record books in golf. Which one dominated their field like no other?
London marathon org. still aiming for Oct. 4 race
London marathon organisers have assured runners that they are still working towards Oct. 4.
Family matter: A quiz on famous relatives in sport feat. Agassi, Paes...and James Bond
Also, which father-son duo both scored centuries on their respective Test debuts?
QUIZ - What connects Sachin, Pele and Mike Tyson?
Also, what do Sunil Chhetri, Baichung Bhutia and Raman Vijayan have in common?
ESPN's McGee reminds us of what we've been missing
Ryan McGee of Marty and McGee takes a whimsical and wishful look at all the great SEC sports moments that we're missing during the pandemic.
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.