Michael Phelps returned to competition Thursday, finally putting the focus on the 18-time Olympic gold medalist for something he had done in the pool as opposed to out of it.
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.
Usain Bolt has a few goals left before he retires: He wants to break his own 200-meter world record and do it by running under 19 seconds.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Stephanie Hightower has stepped down as chair of USA Track and Field, to be replaced by board member Steve Miller. She will remain USATF president and focus on the international track federation.
Top South African sprinter Simon Magakwe has been banned two years for refusing to undergo an out-of-competition doping test.
Paris took a decisive step toward a bid for the 2024 Olympics when the city council approved a resolution favoring the Games' return to the French capital.
Rio de Janeiro is a late-night town, and the schedule for the 2016 Olympics in Brazil will cater to those who like to be up and about after dark.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted on all charges Wednesday in the Boston Marathon bombing by a federal jury that now must decide whether the 21-year-old former college student should be executed.