Disabled people in sport hit harder by pandemic
An opportunity was missed during the COVID-19 pandemic to make participation in sport and activity more accessible for disabled people, several leading disability equality groups have told ESPN.
Runner sues ex-coach, Nike over alleged abuse
Distance runner Mary Cain, whose career fizzled after what she has called four miserable years at the Nike Oregon Project, has filed a $20 million lawsuit against her former coach, Alberto Salazar, and their employer, Nike.
Ujah's B-sample tests positive, case goes to CAS
Chijindu Ujah's B-sample has confirmed an Adverse Analytical Finding and his case will be referred to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
Thompson-Hera wins third Diamond League title
Elaine Thompson-Herah finished her season with a victory in the women's 100 meters at the Diamond League finals on Thursday.
Ethiopia's Yehualaw smashes Half Marathon WR
Ethiopia's Yalemzerf Yehualaw smashed the half marathon world record on Sunday, finishing in one hour, three minutes, 43 seconds at the Antrim Coast Half Marathon.
Kipchoge: No progression without technology
Marathon world record holder and Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge said: "If we don't embrace technology then we are not moving... I know regulations will be there but technology should take centre stage."
Cape Town Marathon nominated for Major status in 2025
The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon is set to become one of the official Major races of the world, and the first in Africa, it was announced on Wednesday.
London Marathon scheduled for October 2022
The London Marathon will take place in early October in 2022 instead of its traditional date in April for the third straight year, organisers said on Tuesday.
Britain's Ujah 'devastated' by positive doping test
British sprinter CJ Ujah said he was "shocked and devastated" after a positive drugs test that could see his country stripped of their Olympic silver medal in the 4x100m relay.
Belarus athlete auctions medal amid crackdown
Sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, who was removed from the Tokyo Olympics by the Belarusian team after she criticised her coaches, is auctioning a medal from the 2019 European Games to support athletes who say they have been targeted by authorities.
'The USA stole our moment': Nigeria's relay team from Sydney wants its anthem played
Former Nigeria sprinter Enefiok Udo-Obong told ESPN that the 4x400m relay team that won silver in Sydney 21 years ago, which has since been upgraded to gold, had its moment of glory "stolen" by the USA.
KJT: 'To make it to the start line was a miracle'
Katarina Johnson-Thompson said: "To be on my way to putting a decent score together, is heartbreaking. I truly believed I was capable of winning a medal despite having up to half a year of missed training."
Johnson-Thompson out of heptathlon with injury
Great Britain's heptathlon medal hopeful Katarina Johnson-Thompson has withdrawn from the competition after suffering an injury to her right calf in her 200 metre heat.
Van Niekerk crashes out in 400m semifinal
Defending champion and world-record holder Wayde van Niekerk of South Africa crashed out of the men's 400 metres after finishing fifth in the semifinal on Monday.
Coe backs review of marijuana rules in doping
World Athletics president Sebastian Coe says he supports a review of marijuana's status as a doping substance after American sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson was banned ahead of the Tokyo Olympics.
Team GB's Asher-Smith on Olympics prep, racism and body positivity
Team GB sprinter Dina Asher-Smith tells ESPN about her preparation for the Olympics as well as speaking out on racism and body positivity.
Paralympian calls 'short' shorts gripes 'disgusting'
Team GB Paralympian Olivia Breen has said she was left "disgusted" after an England Athletics official told her that her sprint uniform was "inappropriate" and "too revealing" at the England Championships.
Bolt: New spike technology is 'unfair, laughable'
Usain Bolt has said advances in spike technology that could help wipe out his world records are laughable and that the new shoes also give an unfair advantage over any athletes not wearing them.
Butchart ban revoked after 'fake' COVID test
Britain's 5,000 metres runner Andrew Butchart will compete in the Tokyo Olympics after UK Athletics handed him a suspended ban for saying he had changed the date on a COVID-19 test result to return to Britain from a meet before clarifying his remarks.
Watchdog: FBI lacked 'seriousness' on Nassar
A report by the Department of Justice's inspector general says FBI officials did not respond with the "seriousness and urgency" required by allegations made against former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.
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