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Agnes Tirop (right) and Letesenbet Gidey (left) after the women's 10,000m during the IAAF World Athletics Championships.

Kenyan Olympian Found Dead, Husband Is a Suspect

Agnes Tirop was a two-time World Athletics Championships bronze medalist, an Olympian and a world-record holder.

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Gabby Thomas, center, wins the women's 200 meters with Allyson Felix, left, in fifth and Jenna Prandini capturing second place for silver during the Olympic Track and Field Trials at Hayward Field.

Thomas Sets New Standard for Sprinters, On and Off the Track

She can run the 200-meter dash faster than Marion Jones or Allyson Felix ever did. The poster girl for "Black girl magic" is primed to become the first Harvard graduate to win a gold medal.


David Brown is Going Straight—And Fast

Tethered to a guide in a stunning act of synchronization, the gold medalist in Rio in the men’s T11 totally blind 100-meter dash, will try to blow past his own world record.


Daily Cover: Noah Lyles's Long Road to Tokyo

Team USA sprinter, Noah Lyles, heads into the Tokyo Olympics as the favorite in the men's 200m race; however, as Senior Writer Michael Rosenberg explains, it hasn't been an easy road to the top for Lyles.

Gwen Berry at the USA championships

Gwen Berry Protests, Turns Away From Flag During Anthem

After finishing third in the hammer throw at the Olympic Trials, Gwen Berry protested while on the podium during the national anthem.

A general overall view as Hillary Bor, Daniel Michalski, Isaac Updike and Mason Ferlic race over the water jump in the steeplechase during the US Olympic Team Trials at Hayward Field.

Bor, Army's Keter Top U.S. Olympic Steeplechase Qualifying

With American record holder Evan Jager injured, a fresh crop of U.S. steeplechasers looked to fill his spot in Tokyo and possibly on the medal stand.

Ryan Crouser prepares for his final throw during the men's shot put on the first day of the U.S. Olympic Trials

Crouser Crushes Shot Put World Record at U.S. Olympic Trials

2016 Olympic champion Ryan Crouser set the shot put world record with a 23.37-meter throw on Friday, breaking a tainted record that stood for 31 years.

Starting blocks at a track

Former Olympic Gold Medalist Sprinter Lee Evans Dies at 74

Evans was a humans rights activist who considered protesting the 1968 Olympics before winning two gold medals.


Women's History Month: Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Jackie Joyner-Kersee dominated the Olympic heptathlon and long jump. A six-time Olympic medalist, she is also the first woman to win back-to-back Olympic gold medals in the heptathlon.


Daily Cover: Black Track Athletes Share Their Encounters with Racism in America

Its Time To Shine a Brighter Light On Black Athlete Successes Not Only on the Field, but In Enduring Racism


How We Got From 'The Goat' to 'The GOAT'

He used to be the fall guy. Buckner. Bartman. Now he is the greatest. MJ. Tiger. How did this barnyard pejorative turn into a boast?


Molly Seidel Makes U.S. Olympic Marathon Team

Molly Seidel made the U.S. Olympic marathon team after finishing second in the U.S. Olympic marathon trials in Atlanta.


The Puma shoe that upended the 1968 Olympics

It threatened the track and field record books—and Adidas’s place atop the footwear hierarchy. What happened next was part Cain and Abel, part cloak-and-dagger.