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‘Learn to Satisfy’: How Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Slowed Down to Win

The most decorated 100m sprinter of all time, the Jamaican athlete reflects on her wins, motherhood and her hopes for the future of West Indian women in track.


From War-Mongering to Valieva Scandal, Russia Besieges Beijing Games

With the looming threat to invade Ukraine and the specter of another doping scandal, one country continues to be at the center of Olympic dysfunction.


It’s Not Easy Being in ‘Sports Prison’ at the Beijing Olympics

Last summer’s Games in Tokyo were a challenge, but these have been exponentially harder, with the Chinese government’s COVID-19 protocols and the “closed loop” system presenting an extra layer of difficulty for athletes.


My Generation Can Spark Change

At her first Olympics in Tokyo, long jumper Tara Davis competed alongside the Black women she idolized as a young girl. Now, the 22-year-old is paving her own path and using her platform to popularize track and field and address racism in sports.


Be the Representation You Want to See

By winning a bronze medal in London 2012 and a silver in Rio 2016, U.S. swimmer Lia Neal became the first Black woman to compete in multiple Olympics. Now retired, the 27-year-old reflects on embracing her responsibility as a role model and details the work she’s doing to increase diversity in the predominantly white sport of swimming.

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American swimmer Justin Ress receives a gold medal after his DQ was overturned at the FINA world championships.

American Swimmer Justin Ress Wins Gold at Worlds After Initial DQ

Team USA successfully appealed the DQ, giving them the top two finishers in the men's 50M backstroke

Jun 25, 2022; Eugene, OR, USA; Sydney McLaughlin waves to the crowd after winning the women’s 400m hurdles in a world record 51.41 during the USA Championships at Hayward Field. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Sydney McLaughlin Breaks Her Own Hurdles World Record

The Olympic champion broke the mark she set in the 400m hurdles at the Tokyo Games during Saturday’s U.S. outdoor track and field championships.

Feb 14, 2022; Beijing, China; The Olympics rings logo is seen before the mixed ice dance free dance during the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games at Capital Indoor Stadium.

Major U.S. City Set to Bid for 2034 Winter Olympics

The 2028 Summer Games in Los Angeles is currently the only Olympic Games set to be held in the U.S. in the next 10 years.

Paramedics help Anita Alvarez out of the pool after the swimmer fainted in the middle of a performance.

US Artistic Swimmer Saved By Coach After Fainting in Pool

Anita Alvarez, who was rescued by Andrea Fuentes, was feeling much better Thursday after the incident.

American swimmer Katie Ledecky cheers for her teammates during the 800-meter freestyle relay at the 2022 World Swimming Championships.

Ledecky Becomes Most-Decorated Woman in World Champs History

The 25-year-old won her historic medal as a part of the 800-meter freestyle relay.

American swimmer Caeleb Dressel stands on the blocks before an event.

Caeleb Dressel Withdraws From World Swimming Championships

USA Swimming did not specify why the 15-time world champion withdrew.


How Brianna Decker’s Dog Has Helped in Her Injury Recovery

Adopted in May 2020, Missy was especially supportive during the first months of the pandemic. Now, she’s also aiding the U.S. hockey star in her return to the ice.

American swimmer Katie Ledecky celebrates after winning the 1500-meter freestyle at the 2022 World Championships.

Ledecky Wins 1,500M Free for Record-Extending 17th World Title

The 25-year-old beat out the rest of the field by nearly 15 seconds.

An overview of a swimming pool in Budapest, Hungary at the FINA swimming world championships.

FINA to Restrict Participation of Transgender Athletes in Elite Swimming Events

FINA will require swimmers to transition before the age 12 in order to compete in women’s events.

American swimmer Katie Ledecky smiles after winning the women’s 400m freestyle final at the 19th FINA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary.

Ledecky Wins Gold in Women’s 400 Free at World Championships

The result gave the 25-year-old her 16th gold medal at a World Championship meet.

Larry Nassar looks down while in court in 2020.

Larry Nassar Loses Final Appeal in Sexual Assault Case

Nassar’s attorneys argued that he was treated unfairly during sentencing in 2018.

South Korean hockey player Cho Min-Ho looks on during a game.

South Korean Olympics Hockey Hero Cho Min-Ho Dies at 35

The country’s first ever Olympic hockey goalscorer died of lung cancer Wednesday.

Team Haiti arrives during the Opening Ceremonies of the 2022 USA Special Olympics.

Seventh Member of Haitian Special Olympics Delegation Goes Missing

Louis Jacques Wilguens, 25, has not been seen since Sunday.

United States gymnasts Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman and Maggie Nichols testify during a Senate Judiciary hearing about the Inspector General’s report on the FBI’s handling of the Larry Nassar investigation.

Larry Nassar Survivors Filing Lawsuits Seeking $1 Billion From FBI

Olympic gold medalists Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney and Aly Raisman are among the plaintiffs.

Russian figure skate Kamila Valieva performs during the free skate portion of the women’s event at the 2022 Olympics.

Figure Skating Minimum Age Raised to 17 Before 2026 Olympics

The International Skating Union voted 110–16 in favor of the measure.