Catch up with inspiring Olympians one year later
Get reacquainted with runners Abbey D'Agostino and Nikki Hamblin one year after their graceful determination in the face of adversity at the Rio Games made them global icons of sportsmanship.
Tongan Olympian covers up to chase skiing dream
A year after becoming an instant sensation for his shiny, sculpted torso at the Rio Games, Pita Taufatofua is pursuing a new Olympic dream -- and it's a doozy. The taekwondo specialist from tropical Tonga is trying his hand at cross-country skiing.
WATCH: The Oily Tongan takes on cross-country skiing.
Pita Taufatofua, Tonga's shirtless Olympic flag bearer, braves the cold as he trains for cross-country skiing ahead of the 2018 Winter Games.
Swimmer holds minute of silence during race
Spanish swimmer Fernando Alvarez sacrificed his race in the World Masters Swimming Championships in order to hold his own minute of silence to honour the victims of last week's terror attacks in Barcelona.
U.S. Olympian Flanagan gets '08 silver for 10K
Shalane Flanagan has been awarded a silver medal, upgraded from bronze, for the 10,000 meters in the 2008 Summer Games after the previous runner-up was disqualified.
Diamond League: Gemili suffers 100m DQ
Adam Gemili was left baffled after he was disqualified in the 100 metres final at the Diamond League on Sunday.
Farah may not compete for GB again
Sir Mo Farah admitted he may not compete for Great Britain again after winning his final track race in Britain.
Perkins answers critics over Russian defection
Former Olympic bronze medallist and world champion Shane Perkins speaks to ESPN and hits back at critics who have questioned his defection to Russian nationality from Australian.
GB skier suffers 'severe' head injury in crash
British aerial skier Lloyd Wallace has suffered a severe head injury while training in Switzerland.
World Cup ski champ Hirscher breaks ankle
Six-time overall World Cup champion Marcel Hirscher has broken his left ankle and will be in a cast for six weeks.
GB Athletics' Black: Critics can keep 'chatting s---'
British Athletics' performance director Neil Black has told his critics they can keep on "chatting s---" following the World Championships.
Bolt urges next generation to chase greatness
Usain Bolt has warned the next generation of Jamaican sprinters they have to display the same insatiable desire for greatness he did if they are to follow in his footsteps.
Rutherford calls for coaching improvements
Greg Rutherford has backed the next generation of British athletes to deliver but echoed calls to improve the standard of coaching.
Bolt's farewell spells out athletics' major challenge
The IAAF World Athletics Championships have been stunning in their upsets, controversies and sheer athletic achievement, but the departure of the sport's leading light means it must build a new generation of stars and idols.
Race walker Bosworth DQ'd at World Champs
Great Britain's Tom Bosworth was disqualified from the Men's 20km at the World Athletics Championships in London for three red cards.
Farah states 'Mo is done', defends Salazar
Sir Mo Farah has criticised the degree of attention given to his relationship with controversial coach Alberto Salazar and has announced "Mo is done".
Henriques sets walk WR; Diniz oldest to gold
Ines Henriques of Portugal set a world record while winning the first women's 50-kilometer walk at the world championships, while Yohann Diniz of France won the men's 50-kilometer walk to become the worlds' oldest gold medalist.
Let's remember Usain Bolt, not this other Bolt we saw at worlds
It was the worst possible ending for Usain Bolt, an athlete whose performances and personality kept his struggling sport afloat. But it's time to let the greatest sprinter of all time go -- and hold on to the memory of him in first place.
Britain's golden sprinters finally come good
Five years on from one of its lowest moments, at a home Olympics, the Great Britain sprint relay team finally put doubts and dysfunction aside to claim their first gold medal in the 4x100-meter relay at a World Championships.
Proud Pearson turns injury torment into gold
Australian hurdler Sally Pearson repeated her success of the London Olympics in 2012 with World Championships gold on Saturday in the same stadium, but the intervening years had not been kind to her and made victory all the sweeter.
Sports world stunned by Usain Bolt's injury-plagued finale
This wasn't how anyone expected Usain Bolt's last competitive race to end, and the reaction to his finale Saturday said as much.
Team GB light up London as Bolt pulls up
Great Britain snatched a glorious and unexpected gold in the Men's 4x100m relay as Jamaica's Usain Bolt closed his career by pulling up injured in the home straight.
Farah says goodbye with silver in 5,000m final
Mo Farah ended his major championships career with silver in the 5,000m at the London World Athletics Championships, which was won by Ethiopia's Muktar Edris.
Once more: Gatlin, Bolt set up relay showdown
Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin will race once more as Jamaica and the U.S. qualified for the 4x100 relay final, and Allyson Felix is targeting a record medal haul at the track worlds.
GB's Bosworth: Stars should come out publicly
British race walker Tom Bosworth came out as gay national radio two years ago and he's urging his fellow sport stars to follow suit sooner rather than later.
Read this, because you likely missed one of the best races in running history
Admit it, sports fans. Yeah, you -- the one waiting for football season (American or European) to start. You couldn't care less about the women's steeplechase. But, right now, you should care. You're missing something amazing.
Asher-Smith adds to Britain's fourth woes
A battling performance in the 200 meters by Dina Asher-Smith capped a tremendous comeback to the track after injury, but it also added to Great Britain's unwanted tag as the masters of finishing fourth.
World-record signing Neymar sat down with ESPN's Natalie Gedra to explain why he chose to swap Barcelona for Paris.
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