Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles said a message needs to be sent: “If you allow a predator to harm children, the consequences will be swift and severe. Enough is enough.”
Raducanu won 10 matches in a row — three in qualifying, seven in the main draw — and is the first woman to win the U.S. Open title without dropping a set since Serena Williams in 2014.
More than 45 million Americans say they plan to bet on the NFL season this year, according to the American Gaming Association — an increase of 36% from last year.
Analysis: The New York Yankees and Chicago White Sox met in the first major league game ever played in Iowa on Thursday, a night that was supposed to be about the relentless magic of a timeless game.
The made-for-TV event outside Dyersville, Iowa, was the first Major League Baseball game in the state — and featured a cameo by Kevin Costner.
The United States beat Spain 14-5 to close out a long five years.
She is now the most decorated athlete in United States track and field history.
The new medal standard in Olympic women’s track has been set. American Allyson Felix stands alone at the top and still has a chance to go even higher.
“It’s a reclaiming of that sport for our native community,” said Kūhiō Lewis, president of the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement, which convenes the largest annual gathering of Native Hawaiians.
With a 7-2 win over South Korea at Yokohama Stadium, the U.S. Olympic baseball team earned a spot in the gold medal game against Japan — and Alvarez earned a rare personal distinction.
Veterans lead U.S. scoring
The latest chapter of the friendly rivalry between U.S. athletes lives up to lofty expectations.
Sydney McLaughlin broke her world record Wednesday and won the Olympic 400-meter hurdles gold, finishing in 51.46 seconds in yet another close victory over U.S. teammate Dalilah Muhammad.
The report ripped the NCAA for falling into an entrenched approach to women’s basketball, preventing its growth and leading to an embarrassing lack of equality with the men.
“I just did this for me”: Gymnastics star shows the world what sports should be about.
Her routine was steady, seemingly immune to the whir of dozens of cameras capturing her every move.
A surfer jumping in to translate for the rival who’d just beaten him. High-jumping friends agreeing to share a gold medal rather than move to a tiebreaker. Two runners helping each other to the finish line. In an extraordinary Olympic Games where mental health has been front and center, acts of kindness are everywhere.
Poland granted a visa Monday to a Belarusian Olympic sprinter who said she feared for her safety and that her team’s officials tried to force her to fly home, where the autocratic government was accused of diverting a flight to arrest a dissident journalist.
Novak Djokovic, the top-ranked Serb who had seemed invincible in all of the biggest tournaments this year, lost to Alexander Zverev in the semifinals.
South Africa’s Tatjana Schoenmaker was the star of the day, setting the first individual swimming world record at the Tokyo Olympics.