Donnell Whittenburg, still chasing an Olympic spot, in hunt at nationals
The Baltimore native, a freshly minted 28, is still aiming for his first Olympic berth. He's in third place after two days at nationals.
Here’s the trick: To win gymnastics medals, U.S. men need harder skills
After getting shut out in Tokyo despite clean routines, the Americans are shifting their approach amid a scoring system that rewards difficulty.
Amid lingering distrust, Li Li Leung seeks to transform USA Gymnastics
Emerging from the cloud of the Larry Nassar scandal, the organization continues to pursue a cultural overhaul entering this week’s national championships.
The damaging myth of Pop Warner as Jim Thorpe’s savior
Jim Thorpe and Pop Warner rose to fame together. But the truth of their relationship was complicated.
FBI seeks to settle lawsuits over bungled Larry Nassar investigation
A lawyer for the FBI recently reached out to attorneys for gymnasts and other accusers of the disgraced doctor to initiate settlement talks, people familiar with the situation said.
Athing Mu puts finishing touches on U.S. supremacy at world championships
Mu needed to give all she had to win the 800 meters, and the 20-year-old American star did just that.
At world championships, U.S. dominance on track, U.S. fan apathy off
Despite a number of impressive performances, there's a belief in the track community that the U.S. still has a long way to go as a host.
In 4x100 relays, U.S. women pull off upset, men settle for silver
The men were favorites to win but failed to execute a smooth handoff, and that proved costly.
U.S. track CEO endorses John Carlos and Tommie Smith to light 2028 cauldron
Sprinters who were ostracized in 1968 following their medal podium protest were honored Thursday at the track and field world championships.
Sydney McLaughlin obliterates her own 400-meter hurdles world record
The 22-year-old from New Jersey left no doubt as she finished in 50.68 seconds at the track and field world championships.
Noah Lyles races into history with an American record in the 200 meters
Lyles dominated his much-anticipated with Erriyon Knighton by finishing in 19.31 seconds, .01 seconds faster than Michael Johnson's best mark.
Hobie Billingsley, celebrated diving coach, dies at 95
He rose from an impoverished upbringing to become "one of the greatest, most beloved diving coaches in the world.”
Noah Lyles is back at his best. He needs to be to beat Erriyon Knighton.
Lyles, who's having fun again, is ready for the challenge from the phenom.
‘I feel free’: Ukrainian athletes embrace competing at world championships
At the track and field world championships in Oregon, Ukraine's top athletes have embraced the spotlight — and the opportunity to speak out.
Norwegian stars are stunned on a wild night at the world championships
Jakob Ingebrigtsen and Karsten Warholm were denied world championships during a surprising evening in Oregon.
U.S. women’s marathoners’ bonds go well beyond the course
Sara Hall, Emma Bates and Keira D'Amato finished in the top 10 in the marathon at the world championships, a race that carried additional meaning for them.
As U.S. dominates world championships, Devon Allen is handed heartbreak
Allen was disqualified in the 110-meter hurdles final, the lone cloud on a day dominated by American athletes.
Chase Ealey wanted to be better than okay. Now she’s a world champion.
On the second day of the first world championships contested on U.S. soil, Chase Ealey won the first U.S. women’s shot put world championship gold medal.
Fred Kerley is world’s fastest man after leading 1-2-3 finish for USA
The 27-year-old's transcendent journey culminates with 100-meter crown at the track and field world championships.
Allyson Felix bids a joyful goodbye to track and field
Allyson Felix won a bronze medal in the final race of her career, a moment that brought her joy and provided closure.