A feat of speed by Eliud Kipchoge, rushing to a course record. A feat of fortitude by Jemima Sumgong, recovering from a painful fall to win.
There was no stuffed animal to hug. Constant hunger pains. Hope a mom would show up and rescue her.
China's national anti-doping laboratory failed to identify two positive samples in a test by the World Anti-Doping Agency last year, it admitted Friday after WADA suspended its accreditation just months before the Olympics.
The Ethiopians ran past the Kenyans on their way to the Boston Marathon finish line Monday and nearly swept them off the victory podium.
When a deadly avalanche hit Mount Everest a year ago, Pasang Lhamu Sherpa Akita, one of the few Nepali women with expertise in climbing the world's highest peaks, headed straight there to help.
Two Taiwanese Taekwondo athletes secured Olympic qualification in preparation for the 2016 Rio Olympics on Saturday after defeating their rivals in the semifinals of their respective weight divisions at the Asian Taekwondo Olympic Qualification Tournament being held in Manila, the Philippines.
Taiwanese table tennis player Chen Chien-an (陳建安) grabbed an Olympic spot on Saturday after defeating his rival Tanviriyavechakul Padsask from Thailand in the finals of the Men's Singles Draw C at the second stage of the 2016 ITTF-Asia Olympic Qualification Tournament being held in Hong Kong.
The World Anti-Doping Agency on Friday revoked the accreditation of the Moscow Antidoping Center, as Russia continues to grapple with the scandal that could see its athletes barred from the Rio Olympics.
Rushed in for emergency surgery to stop bleeding on the brain, doctors at Matsudo City Hospital said the child was lucky to be alive. Others have come in with spinal fractures, broken ribs, and shattered limbs.
Badminton golden couple Chris and Gabrielle Adcock are hoping their synchronicity on and off court can help lead them to mixed doubles gold at the Rio Olympics.