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.
Bolt tells Richardson to 'refocus and push on'
Eight-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt said he hopes American sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson can "refocus" and get back on the track after she completes a one-month ban following a positive test for cannabis.
Johnson-Thompson ready for Tokyo after injury
Britain's heptathlon world champion Katarina Johnson-Thompson said she is fully fit after recovering from a ruptured Achilles tendon and is ready to compete at the Tokyo Olympics.
Asher-Smith pulls out of final Tokyo warm-up
Britain's Dina Asher-Smith has withdrawn from the British Grand Prix event in Gateshead on Tuesday, her last race before the Tokyo Olympics, due to a tight hamstring.
Here's a timeline of how Sha'Carri Richardson's campaign for the 2021 Summer Olympics ended
Richardson's name was missing from the 130-person roster USA Track and Field released on Tuesday. This ended any chance Richardson had of racing in Tokyo after she tested positive for marijuana at the U.S. trials.
Sprinter Richardson left off relay list for Olympics
Banned sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson was not on the Olympic roster released Tuesday by USA Track and Field, a decision that means the American's positive test for marijuana will cost her a chance at running on the relay team in Tokyo.
GB coach suspended over athlete complaints
UK Athletics said coach Toni Minichiello has been provisionally suspended pending an investigation into complaints from female athletes.
Russian high jumper Lysenko handed 6-year ban
Russian high jumper Danil Lysenko was given a six-year ban Monday over an elaborate attempt to deceive anti-doping authorities.
Gold medalist McNeal loses appeal of 5-year ban
Olympic champion Brianna McNeal lost her appeal of a five-year ban for breaking anti-doping rules. The American won the 100-meter hurdles title at the Rio Games.
Richardson sorry; banned from Tokyo 100m race
Sha'Carri Richardson apologized for testing positive for marijuana, explaining her use of the drug was as a coping mechanism after learning of her biological mother's death. Richardson has accepted a one-month suspension.
Testosterone levels keep Namibia duo from 400M
Two 18-year-old female runners from Namibia won't be allowed to run in the 400 meters at the Tokyo Olympics after medical tests showed they have high natural testosterone levels.
Report: U.S. sprinter Richardson positive for pot
American sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson has tested positive for cannabis, sources told Reuters.
Norway's Warholm sets 400 hurdles world record
Two-time world champion Karsten Warholm broke a 29-year-old world record in the 400-meter hurdles Thursday in the Diamond League meet.
GB athlete probed over fake COVID-19 test claim
UK Athletics and the British Olympic Association have begun an investigation into 5,000-meter runner Andy Butchart after he claimed to fake a negative COVID-19 test in order to return to Britain following an international event.
Injury to keep Rohler from defending javelin gold
Germany's Thomas Röhler has ruled himself out of defending his Olympic javelin title because of a back injury.
McLaughlin sets world record (51.9) in 400 hurdles
Sydney McLaughlin set a world record in qualifying for her second Olympics on Sunday night, becoming the first woman to break the 52-second barrier in the 400-meter hurdles.
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