Friday, September 4, 2015
Tour de France winner Chris Froome has become the latest high-profile casualty in Spain's Vuelta after withdrawing before the start of Thursday's 12th stage due to a broken bone in his foot.
Monday, August 31, 2015
Almaz Ayana led an Ethiopian medals sweep in the women's 5,000m on Sunday as 1,500m winner Genzebe Dibaba had to settle for bronze at the world championships in Beijing.
Even without Usain Bolt, Jamaica finished the world championships with a bang on Sunday, storming to the women's 4x400-meters relay title to match Kenya's gold tally at the top of the medals table.
Sunday, August 30, 2015
Mo Farah became the first man to win back-to-back world distance doubles when he stormed to 5,000 meters victory at Beijing's Bird's Nest stadium on Saturday.
Friday, August 28, 2015
Periods of intense training for two African athletes at a Finnish javelin school have overturned the natural world order in the physically demanding and technically challenging event.
Isheau Wong of Taiwan gained the country's first-ever ticket to compete in an equestrian event at the Olympic Games when she beat Samantha McIntosh of New Zealand to finish at the top of the Olympic qualifier competition in Hagen, Germany.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin set up the sequel to their world championship sprint showdown on Wednesday, both winning their semifinal heats in the 200 meters.
South African Wayde van Niekerk scorched to a remarkable victory in the men's 400 meters at the world championships in Beijing on Wednesday.
Mo Farah's bid to defend his double world distance titles almost came unstuck on Wednesday as he was tripped coming into the final 200 meters of his 5,000-meter heat.
Monday, August 24, 2015
After two years of uncertainty, Usain Bolt produced his biggest clutch performance to beat rival Justin Gatlin on Sunday in the 100-meter final at the world championships with a lunge at the line.