Friday, August 28, 2015
Periods of intense training for two African athletes at a Finnish javelin school have overturned the natural world order in the physically demanding and technically challenging event.
Isheau Wong of Taiwan gained the country's first-ever ticket to compete in an equestrian event at the Olympic Games when she beat Samantha McIntosh of New Zealand to finish at the top of the Olympic qualifier competition in Hagen, Germany.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin set up the sequel to their world championship sprint showdown on Wednesday, both winning their semifinal heats in the 200 meters.
South African Wayde van Niekerk scorched to a remarkable victory in the men's 400 meters at the world championships in Beijing on Wednesday.
Mo Farah's bid to defend his double world distance titles almost came unstuck on Wednesday as he was tripped coming into the final 200 meters of his 5,000-meter heat.
Monday, August 24, 2015
After two years of uncertainty, Usain Bolt produced his biggest clutch performance to beat rival Justin Gatlin on Sunday in the 100-meter final at the world championships with a lunge at the line.
Jessica Ennis-Hill was on the brink of adding world heptathlon gold to her Olympic title on Sunday, as Spain's Miguel Angel Lopez broke Chinese hearts in the men's 20-kilometer walk.
The head of sailing's governing body threatened Saturday to move all Olympic sailing events out of polluted Guanabara Bay unless the water is cleaner and floating rubbish is removed for next year's Rio Games.
Saturday, August 22, 2015
Taiwan's Tai Tzu-ying (戴資穎) improved her Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings in women's singles after her strong performance at the 2015 BWF World Championships on Aug. 10-16 in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Friday, August 21, 2015
Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt expressed his sadness Thursday that doping issues rather than track talk were dominating the build-up to the world championships that start in Beijing on Saturday.