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Pita Taufatofua, Tonga flag bearer, finishes last in kayak debut
Pita Taufatofua, the viral Tongan flag bearer, is trying to make the Tokyo Olympics in a new sport.
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Mark Pavelich, Miracle on Ice star, arrested on assault charges
Mark Pavelich, a Miracle on Ice star, reportedly beat a neighbor with a metal pole.
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Mo Farah focused on Chicago Marathon defense, not ruling out 10,000m double
Mo Farah switched to full-time road running after earning four Olympic track titles.
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Race Imboden, Gwen Berry get probation for Pan Am Games podium protests
Race Imboden and Gwen Berry took a knee and raised a fist, respectively, at the Pan Am Games.
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Coach Maggie Haney investigated by USA Gymnastics, report says
Maggie Haney, who coached Laurie Hernandez, is reportedly being investigated by USA Gymnastics.
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Amanda Anisimova out of U.S. Open after father’s death
U.S. tennis player Amanda Anisimova withdrew from the U.S. Open after her father's sudden death.
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Simone Biles adds new title: gymnastics teacher
Simone Biles is now teaching gymnastics via online videos.
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USOPC proposes more athletes on board as part of overhaul
The USOPC released a proposal to rewrite bylaws.
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Why a 62-year-old played at the world badminton championships
Matt Fogarty is older than any U.S. Olympian since 1904.
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U.S. Olympic women’s tennis qualifying already looks intense
Venus and Serena Williams face tougher young competition than ever to make the Olympics.
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U.S. athletes qualified for 2020 Tokyo Olympics
An updated list of athletes who have qualified for the 2020 U.S. Olympic team.
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Brooke Raboutou is first U.S. Olympic sport climbing qualifier
Sport climbing makes its Olympic debut at the Tokyo Games.
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Danielle Williams cemented as world No. 1 hurdler in Birmingham
Jamaican Danielle Williams beat the world-record holder and Olympic champion in Birmingham.
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Tokyo Paralympic triathlon test event cancels swim due to water bacteria
The Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic triathlon test events were shortened.
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Women’s hurdlers take center stage as Diamond League hits crunch time; how to watch
Kendra Harrison faces a tough field in the 100m hurdles, as many athletes chase spots in the Diamond League final during Sunday's meet in Birmingham.
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Swedish women’s hockey players boycott over pay dispute
Sweden’s women’s hockey team, the only European team to dent the U.S.-Canada dominance in the Olympics, announced Friday it would boycott an upcoming camp ahead of the Five Nations tournament...
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Andy Murray skipping U.S. Open
Andy Murray's is shifting his comeback effort from doubles to singles, a decision that will keep him out of the U.S. Open.
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Ten years ago: Usain Bolt posts 100-meter record that still stands
On Aug. 16, 2009, Usain Bolt ran the 100 meters in 9.58 seconds, a time that hasn't been seriously challenged since.
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U.S. men’s basketball team hopes to find form Friday vs. Spain
The U.S. men's basketball team heads into a World Cup warmup vs. Spain on the heels of a definitive scrimmage loss to a group of players culled mostly from the G-League.
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Andrew Wilson sets personal best to win World Cup breaststroke race
Andrew Wilson was the first U.S. winner at a Swimming World Cup stop in Singapore, while four other Americans earned medals.
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Double disqualification caps bizarre Tokyo triathlon
A triathlon test event and Olympic qualifier in Tokyo saw sequence of bizarre events -- a shortening of the race due to extreme heat, a crash taking out a top U.S. contender, and a double disqualification.
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Summer Rappaport clinches Olympic triathlon berth in tumultuous qualifier
Summer Rappaport is the only U.S. triathlete to qualify for the Olympics from the women's qualification event in Tokyo, which was shortened due to heat and saw U.S. favorite Katie Zaferes crash out of the...
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Fifteen years ago today: Michael Phelps wins first gold medal
Michael Phelps made his first Olympic team at age 15, finishing fifth in the 200-meter butterfly in Sydney. Four years later, the expectations were much higher. He broke the 200 fly world record in 2001 and...
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Eliud Kipchoge likens next shot at two-hour marathon to moon landing
Reigning Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge, who plans another shot at breaking the two-hour barrier in the event, said Wednesday that the feat would hold a high place in the history of human...
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Caster Semenya laments lack of support, hints at trying other sports
South African runner Caster Semenya emphatically said Wednesday she does not plan to retire despite a ruling that she cannot compete in the near future. In an interview from a women’s conference live-...
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Triathletes chase direct Olympic qualification berths in Tokyo test event
Top-ranked Katie Zaferes and other U.S. triathletes can punch their tickets for the 2020 Olympics in a test event in Tokyo.
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USA Bobsled and Skeleton dismisses longtime CEO Darrin Steele
USA Bobsled and Skeleton has fired CEO Darrin Steele after more than a decade that included several breakthrough performances at the Olympics.
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Yorkshire races to replace washed-out bridge in time for world cycling event
Road cycling's world championships will be able to proceed through a stretch of road that was used in the 2014 Tour de France despite the destruction of the road's key bridge in Yorkshire.
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Randolph, Brosius join coaching staff for USA Baseball in Premier12
Major league veterans Willie Randolph and Scott Brosius will return to USA Baseball's staff for the Premier12, a tournament that will determine two qualifiers for the 2020 Olympics.
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Women’s cricket joins Commonwealth Games as boycott threat looms over shooting
Women's cricket has been added to the 2022 Commonwealth Games, which still face a boycott threat over shooting's likely exclusion.
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Volleyball federation questions Argentina over ‘culturally insensitive’ celebration
The FIVB is demanding an explanation and Instagram users are furious after Argentina's men's volleyball team celebrated its Olympic qualification with "slant-eye" gestures.
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Retroactive analysis brings doping charges against Russian weightlifters
MOSCOW (AP) — Five Russian weightlifters, all of them world or European championship medalists, face doping charges which could herald a new wave of cases across a range of sports. The International...
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As baseball returns to the Olympics, remembering the U.S.’ unlikely gold-medal team
Three members of the 2000 U.S. Olympic baseball team remember their gold-medal run.
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Fan voting starts for U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Hall of Fame
Fans can add their votes for the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Hall of Fame through Sept. 3.
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Surfing legend Kelly Slater named to World Surfing Games team
Kelly Slater will participate in a mandatory event for Olympic qualification, joining a U.S. team that features the top-ranked man and woman in the world.
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U.S. wraps Pan Am Games with 293 medals, 18 Olympic quota spots
The United States once again dominated the medal count at the Pan American Games despite fielding a weakened roster in many sports.
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Simone Biles’ road to GOAT status, sixth U.S. all-around title, and how it almost didn’t happen
Simone Biles tied a 67-year-old record with her sixth U.S. all-around title.
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Simone Biles wins sixth all-around national title
Simone Biles' uneven bars routine gives the Rio gold medalist her sixth all-around national title at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships.
Biles builds on nationals lead with clean vaults
Simone Biles maintains her overall lead with two clean vaults during the final day of the U.S. Gymnastics Championships.
Laurie Hernandez hopeful to return to gymnastics national team camp
Laurie Hernandez plans to return to gymnastics competition in 2020.
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Rio medalist Hernandez training towards comeback
Laurie Hernandez details the challenges she's been facing as the Rio medalist works toward returning to competition.
Biles hits triple-double on floor at nationals
Simone Biles nails the triple-double in her floor routine that gave her trouble on the first day of te U.S. gymnastics Championships.
Biles breezes through second beam at nationals
Simone Biles follows up her historic performance on Friday with a solid first rotation on the beam during the second day of competition at nationals.
WATCH LIVE: Simone Biles eyes more history at U.S. Gymnastics Championships
Simone Biles leads going into the final day of the U.S. Gymnastics Championships, live on NBC.
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2019 U.S. Gymnastics Championships Results
Full men's and women's results from the 2019 U.S. Gymnastics Championships.
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U.S. men’s volleyball team qualifies for Tokyo Olympics
The U.S. men's volleyball team will compete in a 10th straight Olympics.
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Race Imboden kneels, Gwen Berry raises fist on Pan Am Games podium
Race Imboden could face consequences from the USOPC for his podium protest.
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Sam Mikulak’s sixth all-around title reveals question for U.S. gymnastics
Sam Mikulak broke the modern-era record with a sixth U.S. all-around title.
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Shane Wiskus catches high bar with one hand at gymnastics nationals
Shane Wiskus saved himself from a high bar fall with one arm at gymnastics nationals.
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Mikulak razor sharp on rings for sixth U.S. title
Sam Mikulak's upgraded rings routine secures him a record sixth all-around title at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships.