Peter Sagan said 2023 will be his final year as a professional road cyclist and that he will target the 2024 Olympics in mountain bike.
Posted: January 27, 2023, 3:53 am
Russia's path to sending a team to the Paris Olympics next year became clearer on Thursday amid fierce objections from Ukraine. The International Olympic Committee indicated on Wednesday it favors officially neutral teams from Russia and its ally Belarus at the 2024 Olympics despite a plea from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy to exclude them entirely. A day later, Russia and Belarus were invited to compete at the Asian Games, a key Olympic qualifier.
Posted: January 26, 2023, 11:08 am
Olympic beach volleyball champion Alix Klineman announced she is pregnant, sharing sonograms on social media on Monday.
Posted: January 24, 2023, 2:00 am
Bruno Schmidt, who with Alison Cerutti won Olympic beach volleyball gold for Brazil in Rio in 2016, retired from the sport at age 36.
Posted: January 23, 2023, 1:00 pm
Being a professional athlete isn’t easy, but two-time Olympian Devon Allen juggled not one but two sports in a trying 2022. The University of Oregon product opened up about his father’s death during the USATF Outdoor Championships, his shocking false start at the world championships and his time with the Philadelphia Eagles. *This interview has
Posted: January 20, 2023, 5:32 pm
Australian Olympic middle-distance runner Peter Bol tested positive for a banned performance-enhancing drug.
Posted: January 20, 2023, 12:36 pm
The U.S. men's basketball team will play top-ranked Spain and Slovenia, possibly with Luka Doncic, two weeks before this summer's FIBA World Cup.
Posted: January 18, 2023, 6:09 pm
Laura Kenny, an Olympic track cycling champion for Great Britain, announced she is pregnant, nine months after publicly sharing that her miscarriage story.
Posted: January 18, 2023, 3:56 pm
"My story is included in the history books for school children" Nasser Al-Attiyah proudly told ESPN in 2017 and with Sunday's fifth victory in the Dakar Rally he has guaranteed another chapter will be added.Al-Attiyah -- who was winning only Qatar's fourth ever Olympic medal -- had really hit his sporting straps as it came a year after the first of his victories in the Dakar Rally.
Posted: January 15, 2023, 10:05 am
With the help of Paris Hilton, the NBC Olympics logo for the 2024 Paris Games was unveiled Saturday.
Posted: January 15, 2023, 1:43 am
Simone Manuel placed third in the 50m freestyle in her first top-level swim meet since the Tokyo Olympics.
Posted: January 14, 2023, 12:55 am
Summer McIntosh, an Olympic swimmer from Canada, is challenging Katie Ledecky while still in high school.
Posted: January 13, 2023, 11:32 am
Katie Ledecky opened 2023 by extending her domestic dominance in the 200m freestyle, but will she swim it at the world championships or 2024 Paris Olympics?
Posted: January 13, 2023, 12:17 am
The U.S. Olympic diving trials will be at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville in 2024.
Posted: January 11, 2023, 7:13 pm
Simone Manuel is entered in next week's Pro Series stop in Knoxville, Tennessee, marking her first top-level swim meet since the Tokyo Olympics.
Posted: January 11, 2023, 6:39 pm
Naomi Osaka announced that she is pregnant and plans to return to tennis in 2024.
Posted: January 11, 2023, 6:26 pm
Russian Anna Chicherova, the 2012 Olympic high jump champion who was stripped of a separate Olympic medal for doping, reportedly said she retired at age 40.
Posted: January 10, 2023, 2:56 pm
Jamal Hill, a Paralympic swimming medalist, is one step shy of a gold medal, but it is hardly his only goal.
Posted: January 9, 2023, 7:39 pm
Mikaela Shiffrin tied Lindsey Vonn's female record with her 82nd career World Cup win, taking a giant slalom in Kranjska Gora
Posted: January 8, 2023, 12:34 pm
Two-time champion Naomi Osaka will not play at the Australian Open, adding her name to a growing list of notable withdrawals.
Posted: January 8, 2023, 11:49 am
Canadian Valerie Grenier was the surprise winner of a World Cup giant slalom on Saturday as Mikaela Shiffrin's five-race win streak came to an end.
Posted: January 7, 2023, 12:29 pm
Venus Williams has withdrawn from the Australian Open for an undisclosed injury she sustained while playing in a tournament in Auckland, New Zealand.
Posted: January 7, 2023, 10:55 am
Top-ranked tennis player Carlos Alcaraz will miss the Australian Open that starts in nine days due to a right leg injury, according to his social media.
Posted: January 6, 2023, 9:07 pm
The Ironman World Championships for men and women will be split between Nice, France, and the traditional home of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, the next four years.
Posted: January 5, 2023, 4:33 pm
Tennis great Martina Navratilova said Monday that she has been diagnosed with throat cancer and breast cancer.
Posted: January 2, 2023, 2:00 pm
Simone Biles, Suni Lee, Gabby Douglas and Caeleb Dressel feature in the biggest questions in Olympic sports in 2023, ahead of the 2024 Paris Games.
Posted: December 30, 2022, 12:00 pm
Katie Ledecky earned The Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year for a second time after a record-breaking world swimming championships.
Posted: December 28, 2022, 2:29 pm
Jessica Long, a 29-time Paralympic swimming medalist, missed the world championships for the first time since she was 10 years ol.d
Posted: December 27, 2022, 6:33 pm
Boxing could be dropped from the 2024 Paris Olympics due to governance issues within the sport.
Posted: December 22, 2022, 8:19 pm
Lyu Xiaojun, a two-time Olympic champion weightlifter from China, tested positive for the banned blood booster EPO.
Posted: December 22, 2022, 7:13 pm
Men are eligible for Olympic artistic swimming for the first time at the 2024 Paris Games, the IOC confirmed Thursday.
Posted: December 22, 2022, 1:30 pm
Men can compete in Olympic artistic swimming for the first time at the 2024 Paris Games, World Aquatics said on Thursday. Approval from the International Olympic Committee means a maximum of two men can be selected among eight athletes in the team event that is due to include 10 nations. Adding men to the sport once known as synchronized swimming will leave rhythmic gymnastics as the last women-only event on the Summer Games program.
Posted: December 22, 2022, 12:44 pm
American Lashinda Demus has been upgraded to 2012 Olympic 400m hurdles champion by World Athletics after Natalya Antyukh's disqualification.
Posted: December 21, 2022, 1:51 pm
The Sapporo 2030 Winter Olympic bid will reportedly undergo a review that includes a nationwide survey.
Posted: December 20, 2022, 12:56 pm
American Ryan Murphy became the first man or woman to sweep all three backstrokes at a world swimming championships.
Posted: December 18, 2022, 12:55 pm
At 28, Hali Flickinger became the oldest American woman to win her first individual global gold medal in swimming.
Posted: December 17, 2022, 2:26 pm
Three-time Paralympic gold medalist Mallory Weggemann swam at the national championships while 26 weeks pregnant.
Posted: December 17, 2022, 2:43 am
Lasha Talakhadze of Georgia won the world weightlifting championships super heavyweight divsion to match the reign of Vasily Alekseyev.
Posted: December 17, 2022, 1:46 am
Americans Lilly King, Kieran Smith, Nic Fink and Dakota Luther won individual titles at the world short course swimming championships in Melbourne.
Posted: December 15, 2022, 7:26 pm
Ryan Murphy won another backstroke title, while 42-year-old Nicholas Santos ended his career by winning at the world short course swimming championships.
Posted: December 14, 2022, 2:29 pm
U.S. swimmer Leah Hayes opens up about her journey with alopecia universalis and how she's learned to confidently embrace her true self.
Posted: December 13, 2022, 7:38 pm
Randolph Ross, a U.S. Olympic 400m sprinter, was banned three years after altering an email to try and avoid a suspension over drug testing.
Posted: December 13, 2022, 3:17 pm
Gwen Jorgensen, who in 2016 became the first U.S. Olympic triathlon gold medalist and then switched to distance running, is going back to triathlon.
Posted: December 13, 2022, 2:56 pm
Carissa Moore, who won surfing's Olympic debut in Tokyo, joined a long list of gold medalists to receive the Sullivan Award.
Posted: December 9, 2022, 1:14 pm
A long jumper and Albania officials may face bans after they were accused of submitting false information that helped the athlete get a Tokyo Olympic spot.
Posted: December 9, 2022, 12:55 pm
Taliyah Brooks, an elite heptathlete, was expected to make the USA Olympic team. Instead, she collapsed at the trials in 2021 amid intense heat.
Posted: December 8, 2022, 4:01 pm
Katie Ledecky talks about life in Gainesville, where her meticulous mindset comes from, her reflections on her career and the legacy she's creating.
Posted: December 7, 2022, 8:49 pm
The International Olympic Committee on Tuesday warned that it could stop working with Afghanistan ahead of the next Olympics in 2024 if women are not allowed to play sports under Taliban rule. The IOC said its support for Afghanistan's National Olympic Committee will depend on conditions including women being allowed to play sports with “safe and inclusive access” and to take part in sports administration. Afghanistan's teams for international events must include female athletes who live in the country and not only those based abroad.
Posted: December 6, 2022, 7:48 pm
The IOC is not expected to decide the 2030 Winter Olympic host before next fall. It discussed proposals including rotating future Winter Games among hosts.
Posted: December 6, 2022, 7:08 pm
2022 Valencia Marathon results and winners. Kenyan Kelvin Kiptum and Ethiopian Amane Beriso became the third-fastest male and female marathoners in history.
Posted: December 4, 2022, 11:54 am