Latest from Adam Kilgore

For the first time, the U.S. Olympic men’s sprint team didn’t win an individual gold medal

The United States entered the Olympics expecting to dominate men's sprints, and in some ways, they have. Just not in the most important way.
  • Aug 5, 2021

Grant Holloway nearly set a world record at trials. He ended up with silver in Tokyo

U.S. thrower repeats as Olympic champion, while hurdler is overtaken by his idol, Jamaica's Hansle Parchment.
  • Aug 5, 2021

Ryan Crouser’s grandfather taught him about shot put. He needed his help one last time.

American wins a gold medal for the second straight Olympics, and then pays tribute to his late mentor.
  • Aug 5, 2021

Noah Lyles won bronze in the 200 meters. Then he let everything out.

After Noah Lyles finished his signature event, he wanted to talk about the brother who wasn't in Tokyo and his difficult journey with mental health.
  • Aug 4, 2021

World classic: Sydney McLaughlin outruns Dalilah Muhammad for 400-meter hurdles gold

The latest chapter of the friendly rivalry between U.S. athletes lives up to lofty expectations.
  • Aug 4, 2021

Athing Mu — precocious, bubbly, dominant — delivers Olympic gold for the U.S. in the 800 meters

Athing Mu burst into the national conversation at the U.S. trials, and she matched her lofty standard on track and field’s biggest stage.
  • Aug 3, 2021

By easing up, Noah Lyles almost took himself out of the Olympics 200-meter final

Afterward, Lyles said he wasn’t worried about missing the final and that he was going with what he said was “the plan.”
  • Aug 3, 2021

Born in Louisiana and repping Sweden, Mondo Duplantis is the world’s best pole vaulter

Mondo Duplantis grew up in Louisiana and went to LSU. But when he won a gold medal Tuesday night, he jumped wearing the colors of Sweden.
  • Aug 3, 2021

Karsten Warholm outduels Rai Benjamin in ‘the best race in Olympic history’

In a 400-meter hurdles in which both broke the previous world record, the Norwegian prevails in Tokyo.
  • Aug 3, 2021

High tech gets heavy: How launch angle analysis is helping U.S. shot putters

U.S. throwers wanted a way to get better. They turned to golf technology.
  • Aug 2, 2021