Charles Oliveira won’t call himself lightweight GOAT yet, but ‘there are no arguments against facts’

Is Charles Oliveira the greatest lightweight to ever compete in MMA? The debate has certainly gained traction following Oliveira's first-round victory over Justin...
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Stephen Curry pokes the bear and more Quotes of the Week

Stephen Curry overpromises, Joel Embiid wishes for an old teammate and more from our best quotes around the sports world this week.'Whoop that trick!...

Nigeria’s basketball teams out of action for two years

Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari has withdrawn the country's national basketball teams from international competition for the next two years, directly violating the non-interference statutes...

Cancer, paralysis and facing death: Paralympian David Smith on learning how to live

David Smith won a gold medal as part of the Team GB rowing squad at the London 2012 Paralympics, but he does not want...

Mikaela Shiffrin can’t explain her Beijing Olympic performance. She’s just doing the next right thing

MIKAELA SHIFFRIN'S BUTT was getting cold. She'd been sitting on the icy snowpack near the top of the slalom course at Yanqing National...

Team GB’s golden girl Maddie Hinch on mental health: ‘There’s nothing to be ashamed of’

When goalkeeper Maddie Hinch onto the pitch for the bronze medal match at the Oi Hockey Stadium in Tokyo last year, memories of winning...

Boxing: Nieva steps down as India’s High Performance Director

Indian men's boxing team High Performance Director Santiago Nieva has down from his role after serving for five years, the national federation announced on...

Kamalpreet Kaur provisionally suspended: Why, what happened and what next?

India's top discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur has been provisionally suspended for failing a dope test conducted by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU).Kaur had made...

How amputee Jacky Hunt-Broersma ran 104 marathons in 104 days

In 2020, when amputee ultra runner Jacky Hunt-Broersma saw that Alyssa Amos Clark had broken the record for running 95 marathons in as many...

Olympian Kamalpreet Kaur provisionally suspended, tests positive for steroid

Top Indian discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur has been provisionally suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) after testing positive for a banned steroid. ...

FINA won’t punish banned swimmer for racing

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- Swimming's world governing body FINA said Thursday that it won't seek any extra punishment for a Russian swimmer who competed at...

CHL: Russian, Belarusian players not draft-eligible

TORONTO -- The Canadian Hockey League said Wednesday that Russian and Belarusian players will be ineligible for selection in its July 1 import draft...

Russian wants to keep skating federation role

GENEVA -- A Russian official was among the announced candidates Wednesday for the International Skating Union's elections in June, if he is allowed to...

U.K. officers to face review over sprinters’ stop

LONDON -- Five officers from London's Metropolitan Police will face a gross misconduct hearing over the stop and search of two Black athletes, the...

’32 Olympic organizers hold first board meeting

BRISBANE, Australia -- The Brisbane 2032 organizing committee held its first board meeting on Wednesday, more than 10 years before the Australian east coast...

Paralympian and gold medalist Oksana Masters brings hope to Ukraine

Oksana Masters was born in Ukraine in 1989 with tibial hemimelia, a congenital disorder caused by the Chernobyl nuclear reactor incident. Her left...

Tampering charges dismissed vs. ex-USAG CEO

Charges of evidence tampering against former USA Gymnastics president and CEO Steve Penny have been dismissed, according to court documents filed last week in...

Sex abuse suit vs. ex-hockey coach thrown out

FARGO, ND -- A federal judge in Minnesota on Tuesday threw out a lawsuit by eight former hockey players alleging sexual abuse by a...

French runner’s doping suspension extended

PARIS -- The doping suspension of French middle-distance runner Ophélie Claude-Boxberger has been extended to four years, France's highest administrative court said Tuesday.The case...

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