KC Lightfoot broke the American record in the men's pole vault by clearing 6.07 meters at the Music City Track Carnival in Nashville on Friday night.
Posted: June 3, 2023, 10:41 am
Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone, Suni Lee, Mallory Weggemann and Hunter Woodhall appeares on Top Chef World All-Stars in Paris.
Posted: June 2, 2023, 10:36 am
Seven-time Olympic medalist Penny Oleksiak of Canada will miss July's world swimming championships.
Posted: June 1, 2023, 2:11 pm
Fred Kerley headlines the Florence Diamond League meet in the men's 100m after Marcell Jacobs withdrew.
Posted: June 1, 2023, 12:14 pm
CJ Nickolas became the first American man to win a world taekwondo championships medal since 2009, taking silver in the 80kg division in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Posted: May 31, 2023, 7:29 pm
Ukraine's Elina Svitolina, once the world's third-ranked tennis player, is into the French Open third round in her first major tournament since childbirth.
Posted: May 31, 2023, 11:12 am
Marcell Jacobs of Italy will miss a second consecutive clash with Fred Kerley, withdrawing from Friday's Diamond League meet in Florence.
Posted: May 31, 2023, 11:07 am
Ryan Crouser broke his shot put world record at the Los Angeles Grand Prix. Sha'Carri Richardson won her 100m heat and did not start the final.
Posted: May 27, 2023, 9:56 pm
U.S. sprinter Aleia Hobbs opens up about her goals for Paris 2024, what viewers can expect from the U.S. women in the 100m and motherhood.
Posted: May 26, 2023, 12:55 pm
Sha'Carri Richardson races at the LA Grand Prix and Fred Kerley competes at the Rabat Diamond League, live on NBC Sports and Peacock.
Posted: May 25, 2023, 6:58 pm
Olympic 100m champion Marcell Jacobs of Italy will miss the first of two scheduled races against world 100m champion Fred Kerley.
Posted: May 25, 2023, 6:34 pm
Olympic silver medalists Delaney Schnell, Jessica Parratto and Andrew Capobianco lead the U.S. roster for July's world diving championships in Japan.
Posted: May 24, 2023, 6:25 pm
Russian and Belarusian sailors are set to get their only path to qualify for the 2024 Paris Olympics at a last-chance event in France next year – an option described as “madness” by Russia’s top sailing official on Wednesday. The World Sailing governing body said races next April – called the Last Chance Regatta for Olympic qualification at the French Riviera resort Hyères – are the “targeted opportunity” for sailors with a passport from Russia and Belarus to return to international competition as neutral athletes. The decision would exclude Russia and Belarus from five European qualification events and three global ones scheduled through March, as part of the countries’ ongoing broad exclusion from international sports during their war on Ukraine.
Posted: May 24, 2023, 10:56 am
Olympic gold medalists from Russia are barred from upcoming world championships in taekwondo and fencing.
Posted: May 23, 2023, 6:03 pm
U.S. Ski and Snowboard is integrating Para Alpine skiers and snowboarders onto its roster in the latest move to unite the Olympic and Paralympic Movements.
Posted: May 23, 2023, 3:04 pm
Cuban Mijaín López plans to return to competitive wrestling in a bid to become the first person to win the same individual Olympic event five times.
Posted: May 23, 2023, 12:29 pm
April Ross, who won an Olympic beach volleyball medal of every color over the last three Games, announced she is pregnant.
Posted: May 22, 2023, 3:41 pm
Christian Coleman beat Noah Lyles and Andre De Grasse in the 100m at the USA Track and Field Bermuda Grand Prix.
Posted: May 21, 2023, 7:30 pm
Chinese badminton great Chen Long has announced his retirement aged 34, ending a decorated career that included Olympic gold and two world titles.I want to say thank you to the Chinese badminton team, my family and the fans.
Posted: May 20, 2023, 3:37 am
Abbey Weitzeil won the women's 100m freestyle at a Pro Swim Series meet in Mission Viejo, California, beating a field of Olympic and world medalists.
Posted: May 19, 2023, 12:11 am
Jimmer Fredette's bid to play in the 2024 Paris Olympics received a boost as he was named to the U.S. roster for the FIBA 3x3 World Cup.
Posted: May 18, 2023, 3:19 pm
Tatyana McFadden, a 20-time Paralympic medalist, has used her platform to improve the quality of life for individuals with disabilities.
Posted: May 18, 2023, 1:00 pm
Cricket’s global governing body has told the IOC that adding the sport to the 2028 Summer Games in Los Angeles could command an additional $268 million in media money from India alone, a central part of the sport’s pitch for its inclusion in future Olympics. The IOC and LA28, the 2028 host committee, are in […]
Posted: May 18, 2023, 4:10 am
Brad Snyder opens up about his experiences with accessibility, the everyday challenges of vision loss and why the Paralympic Movement is so special.
Posted: May 17, 2023, 4:00 pm
Kenyan distance runner Rhonex Kipruto, a world championships medalist and world record holder, was provisionally suspended in a doping case.
Posted: May 17, 2023, 11:20 am
Katie Taylor had Olympic dreams long before she became one of the faces of women's professional boxing. The Irish fighter won a gold medal at the 2012 London Games, setting her on course for a hugely successful pro career. The International Olympic Committee has declined to confirm boxing’s place in the 2028 Los Angeles Games.
Posted: May 17, 2023, 9:28 am
The Pro Swim Series meet in Mission Viejo, California, streams live on Peacock and airs on CNBC.
Posted: May 16, 2023, 2:52 pm
France's Teddy Riner earned a record-extending 11th world title in judo in his first world championships appearance since 2017.
Posted: May 13, 2023, 4:18 pm
Olympic star Caeleb Dressel returned to the competition pool after a layoff of nearly a year, placing second in the 100-meter butterfly at a low-key meet in Atlanta on Friday. Wearing a plain white cap and red suit, he seemed pleased with his performance after touching second behind 20-year-old Canadian Josh Liendo. Dressel smiled and joked around with teammates after climbing from the water.
Posted: May 13, 2023, 12:08 am
Jamaican Britany Anderson, the world silver medalist in the 100m hurdles, will miss the entire outdoor track season due to a knee injury.
Posted: May 11, 2023, 11:28 pm
Clarisse Agbegnenou of France won her sixth world judo title and her first as a mom, 11 months after having daughter Athena.
Posted: May 11, 2023, 7:13 pm
Russia's fencers have rejected the "proposed return format" set out by the IOC to come back to international competition, the Russian Olympic Committee said Thursday, raising the possibility of a boycott of Olympic qualifiers.On March 28, the IOC recommended the return of Russian and Belarusian athletes to international competitions - without commenting on their presence at the 2024 Paris Games - under several conditions.
Posted: May 11, 2023, 5:18 pm
Russia fencers could boycott 2024 Paris Olympic qualifying after gold medalists were barred from re-entering competition.
Posted: May 11, 2023, 2:16 pm
The president of the Russian Olympic Committee indicated Thursday that the country could boycott qualifying competitions in fencing for next year’s Paris Games after some athletes, including his own daughter, were barred from competing. The International Olympic Committee recommends letting competitors from Russia and Belarus compete as neutral athletes without national symbols after the invasion of Ukraine, but still excluding those employed by the military or security services, or those who have publicly backed the war. Two-time gold medalist Yana Egorian and all three of the gold medalists in women's team saber from the Tokyo Olympics — Sofya Velikaya, Olga Nikitina and Sofia Pozdniakova — were refused after vetting from the International Fencing Federation, Russian Fencing Federation president Ilgar Mamedov told state news agencies.
Posted: May 11, 2023, 1:33 pm
The All-NBA teams offer a look at the highest-rated U.S. basketball players and early contenders to make the FIBA World Cup and 2024 Olympic rosters.
Posted: May 11, 2023, 12:41 pm
Nijel Amos, the silver medalist in arguably the greatest race in history, plans to sell that medal, the first medal in Botswana's Olympic history.
Posted: May 10, 2023, 12:47 pm
Italian Marcell Jacobs and American Fred Kerley will race the 100m at a Diamond League meet in Florence in the first meeting of this kind in 11 years.
Posted: May 9, 2023, 4:00 pm
Eric Lira, 43, pleaded guilty Monday for his involvement in providing banned performance-enhancing drugs to Olympic athletes prior to the 2020 Tokyo Games, Damian Williams, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced.
Posted: May 9, 2023, 3:53 pm
A Texas therapist faces up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty on Monday to supplying performance-enhancing drugs to Olympic athletes including banned Nigerian sprinter Blessing Okagbare, US authorities said."Lira provided banned performance-enhancing substances to Olympic athletes who wanted to corruptly gain a competitive edge," Williams said.
Posted: May 8, 2023, 11:47 pm
Sha'Carri Richardson earned her biggest win since the Tokyo Olympic Trials, and her most prestigious international victory at the Doha Diamond League.
Posted: May 5, 2023, 5:35 pm
Jordan Larson, who in Tokyo captained the U.S. to its first Olympic women's volleyball title as tournament MVP, is returning to the national team.
Posted: May 4, 2023, 10:45 pm
Tamyra Mensah-Stock, who in Tokyo became the first Black U.S. woman to win an Olympic wrestling title, retired from the sport and signed with the WWE.
Posted: May 3, 2023, 6:51 pm
Tori Bowie, a three-time 2016 Olympic track and field medalist and 2017 World 100m champion, has died at age 32.
Posted: May 3, 2023, 12:50 pm
Botswana's Nijel Amos, the joint-third-fastest 800m runner in history, was banned three years for doping.
Posted: May 3, 2023, 10:51 am
Retired and with time to kill, Bernard Gauvain wants to be a volunteer at the 2024 Olympics — but a bad one. If others do likewise in sufficient numbers, he hopes they'll sting the VVIP who stands to gain if the Paris Games run triumphantly like clockwork: French President Emmanuel Macron. The 68-year-old former agricultural consultant in southern France is part of an otherwise mostly hush-hush band of Olympic opponents who call themselves “un-volunteers."
Posted: May 3, 2023, 6:53 am
The path to the 2024 Paris Olympics for European women’s soccer teams was made clearer on Tuesday when UEFA made the group-stage draw for the inaugural Women’s Nations League. Two teams will advance from the top-tier Nations League Finals in February to join Olympic host France in the 12-team lineup in July next year. The Olympic tournament already includes 2019 Women’s World Cup winner the United States, Brazil and Colombia.
Posted: May 2, 2023, 12:11 pm
Fred Kerley, Michael Norman and Sha'Carri Richardson headline the Doha Diamond League, which streams live on Peacock.
Posted: May 1, 2023, 5:08 pm
Joel Embiid is unlikely to play in the FIBA World Cup and hasn't decided whether he will play for the U.S. or France at the Olympics, the French coach said.
Posted: April 29, 2023, 5:32 pm
The U.S. men's basketball team learned its draw and group opponents for the 2023 FIBA World Cup in the Philippines.
Posted: April 29, 2023, 12:55 pm
Germany and Qatar will host the FIBA women's and men's basketball World Cups in the next Olympic cycle.
Posted: April 28, 2023, 11:59 am
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