Ethiopia's Lelisa Desisa and Kenyan Caroline Rotich outraced the competition to win titles at Boston Marathon on Monday.
The head of the body representing international sports federations launched a stinging attack on the IOC, warning it could be "headed for destruction" if it does not give federations more power.
Usain Bolt won a 100-meter exhibition race Sunday in Rio de Janeiro, running a slow time of 10.12 seconds.
Michael Phelps roared from last to first on the final lap to win the 100-meter freestyle against rival Ryan Lochte on Saturday night in the Arena Pro Swim Series. Lochte won the 200 IM.
Olympic champion swimmer Michael Phelps returns to competition Thursday for the first time since his September arrest for driving while intoxicated.
We do not yet know the result of Lance Armstrong's reported meeting with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, but could a third comeback result in something actually genuine?
Charles Pierce says take it from the locals: There is no better way to turn the 2024 Summer Olympics into a total disaster than to hold them in Boston.
World champion Elizaveta Tuktamysheva of Russia was first in the women's free skate on Saturday but the United States held on to win the World Team Trophy.
USA Cycling is reconsidering its selections for next month's Pan Am Championships, a decision that could keep reigning Olympic gold medalist Kristin Armstrong from beginning her comeback.
Adam Peaty of Britain has broken the men's 100-meter breaststroke world record, clocking 57.92 seconds Friday at the British championships at the London Aquatic Centre.
Rio's Comlurb waste management company said it has collected more than 37 tons of dead fish from the Rodrigo de Freitas lake since a die-off began late last week.
After high-profile doping scandals rocked the long-distance circuit, national and world officials have responded with assertive action. And new protocols begin in earnest at the Boston Marathon.
Boston is marking the second anniversary of the marathon bombings with a day of tribute Wednesday. Mayor Marty Walsh decided to declare April 15 as "One Boston Day."
ESPNBoston.com columnist Jackie MacMullan discusses a federal jury's verdict that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is guilty on all 30 counts for his participation in the Boston Marathon bombing.
After nearly four decades of bypassing the United States, track and field's marquee event is finally headed to the country that has been the dominant force in the sport.
Michael Johnson says that even though American sprinter has served his time for doping, some people will never let go of his checkered past.
Tina Maze reflects on her season ahead of the Laureus Awards in Shanghai.
U.S. women's national team coach Jill Ellis thinks her World Cup roster includes a good mix of veterans and newcomers.
Andrew Wiggins said he will play for the Canadian national team during Olympic qualifying this summer. There was some question about his status after he played significant minutes this season.
Former UFC champ Anderson Silva has expressed a desire to represent Brazil in taekwondo at the 2016 Olympics.
Kyla Ross, a member of the "Fierce Five" gold-medal winning U.S. gymnastics team at the 2012 Olympics, has committed to UCLA but will defer enrollment until after the 2016 Olympics.
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