Deepa Malik, Bajrang Punia nominated for Khel Ratna
Paralympics silver medallist Deepa Malik was on Saturday nominated for the country's highest sporting honour -- the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award -- along with Asian and Commonwealth Games champion wrestler Bajrang Punia.
Simbine 'heartbroken' over Semenya absence at Worlds
South African sprinter Akani Simbine will look to become the fastest man on earth at next month's IAAF World Championships, but he will run with a heavy heart because his compatriot and friend Caster Semenya will not be joining him in Doha.
Best wishes for SEC from Razorbacks
Arkansas athletics share their best wishes for the SEC Network's fifth anniversary.
Fraser-Pryce breaks Pan Am mark in 200 meters
Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce broke American Evelyn Ashford's Pan American Games record in the 200 meters, clocking 22.43 seconds to take down a tournament mark that had stood since 1979.
Ruiz, Boston Marathon course-cutter, dies at 66
Rosie Ruiz, who was stripped of her Boston Marathon victory in 1980 and went on to become a symbol of cheating in sports, has died at 66.
Rodgers wins gold in 100m at Pan Am Games
American sprinter Mike Rodgers won the men's 100-meter final Wednesday with a time of 10.09 at the Pan American Games.
Ibarguen (foot) won't defend triple at Pan Ams
The coach for Caterine Ibarguen said the star jumper is dealing with plantar fasciitis in her right foot.
Defending champs to return for NYC Marathon
Kenya's Mary Keitany will be seeking her fifth women's title at the New York City Marathon on Nov. 3. Other defending champions who will return include Lelisa Desisa, Manuela Schar and Daniel Romanchuk.
Olympic medalist Pearson retires from track
Sally Pearson won the 100-meter hurdles at London in 2012, four years after taking silver at the Beijing Games
IAAF hails Semenya verdict as victory for 'parity'
The IAAF has hailed the Swiss court decision that ruled Caster Semenya out of its world championships as a victory for "parity and clarity."
44 years. 41 Allegations. How the past caught up to a former Olympian.
A 13-month reporting effort by Outside the Lines uncovered 41 allegations of molestation against Conrad Mainwaring, a 1976 Olympian and former coach for a two-time gold medalist.
Swiss court blocks Semenya from 800 at worlds
A Swiss court on Tuesday reversed its earlier ruling, meaning Caster Semenya is unlikely to run the 800 at the world championships in Doha, Qatar, next month.
Ugra: Misguided IOA shooting itself in foot with Birmingham boycott
The Indian Olympic Association is fighting the wrong fight by threatening to pull out of the 2022 Commonwealth Games. For the sake of its athletes, it must swallow its pride and take the high road to Birmingham.
Muhammad breaks world record in 400 hurdles
Dalilah Muhammad broke a 16-year-old world record in the 400-meter hurdles by finishing in 52.20 seconds at the U.S. championships.
Felix finishes 6th in 400, misses on world spot
Allyson Felix finished sixth in the 400-meter final at the U.S. championships and missed out on qualifying in an individual event for worlds for the first time as a professional.
Coleman cruises in 100m as Gatlin sits out final
Christian Coleman won the 100-meter title at the U.S. championships Friday night in a final that Justin Gatlin elected to sit out.
Sprinter Gatlin dropped off Pan American roster
American sprinter Justin Gatlin is skipping the Pan American Games to focus on the world championships in September.
Felix advances in 400 after 1st race as a mom
Six-time Olympic gold medalist Allyson Felix, competing in her first race in 13 months and her first as a mom, finished fourth in her heat in the 400 meters at the U.S. championships on Thursday. Her time was fast enough to advance.
Tokyo Olympics 2020 - Who are India's best medal prospects?
ESPN looks at five prospective Indian athletes who hold the promise of a medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Sharda Ugra: Cheer on our athletes, but flag-waving can wait till Tokyo
The word "gold" is enough to make chest-thumping, flag-waving sports fans go loopy. With exactly a year to go for the Tokyo Games, now more than ever is the time for balance and perspective.
India's Asiad mixed relay silver set to be upgraded
Kemi Adekoya of Bahrain has been handed a four-year ban by the Athletics Integrity Unit for failing a dope test.
Indian Long distance runner Sanjivani Jadhav gets two-year dope suspension
Long-distance runner Sanjivani Jadhav has admitted to her first violation resulting in disqualification of all past results since June 29, 2018.
Adekoya latest Bahrain runner to get doping ban
Former world indoor 400-meter champion Kemi Adekoya has been banned for four years for doping in another drug case to hit Bahrain's squad of elite African-born runners.
Kenyan marathon runner banned for eight years
Salome Jerono Biwott was banned after being found guilty of committing a second doping violation, the Athletics Integrity Unit said on Thursday.
After athletics gold rush, Indians must raise marks to shine in Tokyo
The recent medals won by Indian athletes in events across the world needs to be taken in with the Olympic and World Championships qualification standards in mind.
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.