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Lauren Jackson, Basketball Hall of Famer, makes Australia team for World Cup at age 41
Australian basketball legend Lauren Jackson made the nation's roster for next month's FIBA World Cup in Sydney after coming out of a six-year retirement.
Serena Williams announces retirement from tennis after U.S. Open
Serena Williams announced an impending retirement from tennis as she prepares for the U.S. Open that starts in three weeks.
Swimmer Regan Smith turns pro, leaves Stanford to be coached by Bob Bowman
Swimmer Regan Smith, a three-time Tokyo Olympic medalist, turned professional after her freshman season, leaving Stanford to be coached by Bob Bowman.
Galen Rupp sets New York City Marathon debut; Abdi Abdirahman sets farewell
Four-time Olympian Galen Rupp will race the New York City Marathon for the first time on Nov. 6.
Viktor Petrenko, Olympic figure skating champ from Ukraine, rebuked for Russia performance
Viktor Petrenko, an Olympic figure skating champion from Ukraine, had a monthly stipend revoked by Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
Noah Lyles faces new challenge at Monaco Diamond League; TV, live stream schedule
Noah Lyles' biggest threats to his 200m supremacy through the next Olympics are all slated to line up against him at a Diamond League meet in Monaco.
Sydney McLaughlin ends season with another historic 400m hurdles time
Sydney McLaughlin ran another historic 400m hurdles time in what she said was her last race of the track and field season.
Nevin Harrison follows Olympic canoe gold with another world title
Olympic gold medalist Nevin Harrison returned from a post-Tokyo break to win her second consecutive world sprint canoe title.
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce runs world’s fastest 100m this year
Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce followed her unprecedented fifth world championship in the 100m by running the world's fastest time this year.
Fraser-Pryce runs world's fastest 100m this year
Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce followed her fifth world championship in the 100m by running the world's fastest 100m time this year of 10.66 seconds at Diamond League: Poland.
Jackson dominates women's 200m in Diamond League
Jamaica's Shericka Jackson bursts ahead of the competition to secure a victory in the women's 200m, while Shaunae Miller-Uibo just barely earns second place in the 2022 Diamond League Silesia.
Americans Bromell, Bracy go 1-2 in 100m in Poland
After taking second and third in the 100m at the World Athletic Championships, Trayvon Bromell and Marvin Bracy go one better at the Diamond League event in Silesia.
Swimming’s Chlorine Daddy is part Michael Phelps, part Ryan Lochte, uniquely himself
Romania swimmer David Popovici, with a self-labeled nickname "Chlorine Daddy," studied Michael Phelps and trained like Ryan Lochte.
World records in focus at post-track and field worlds Diamond League; TV, stream info
The Diamond League track and field meet in Poland features Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Shericka Jackson and Mondo Duplantis, on CNBC and Peacock.
Paris 2024 Olympic day-by-day competition schedule
The daily schedule for the 2024 Paris Olympics, which is subject to change, based on the latest version of the competition schedule.
Letsile Tebogo breaks U20 100m world record with Usain Bolt-like early celebration
Botswana 19-year-old Letsile Tebogo drew comparisons to a young Usain Bolt for not only breaking a world junior sprint record, but also how he did it
Russia ban likely to extend to qualifying for world gymnastics championships
A ban on Russian gymnasts due to the war in Ukraine is set to keep its Olympic champion teams from qualifying for this fall's world championships.
Kyle Chalmers wins, shushes at Commonwealth Games after ‘rock bottom’
Kyle Chalmers won his signature race at the Commonwealth Games two days after saying recent "false headlines" about him threatened his future in swimming.
Wong wins all-around title at U.S. Classic
Leanne Wong is the first woman in history to follow an NCAA season by winning the U.S. Classic, a tune-up for the national championships.
Commonwealth Games: Australia breaks world record, Adam Peaty’s win streak ends
Australia broke a swimming relay world record and Adam Peaty lost a 100m breaststroke at a major meet for the first time at the Commonwealth Games.
Track cyclist out of hospital after crash into crowd at Commonwealth Games
A track cycling crash catapulted an Olympic gold medalist into the crowd during a Commonwealth Games qualifying race on a high-banked track Sunday.
Bill Russell, Boston Celtics legend and Olympic champion, dies at 88
Bill Russell, a Boston Celtics legend and U.S. Olympic basketball gold medalist, died at age 88.
Annemiek van Vleuten adds Tour de France title to Olympic gold
Veteran rider Annemiek van Vleuten won the women's Tour de France, which returned after a 33-year absence, on Sunday.
American Felicia Stancil wins BMX racing world title
American Felicia Stancil won the world BMX racing championships, one year after placing fourth in her Olympic debut in Tokyo.
Jade Carey, Jordan Chiles to return at U.S. Gymnastics Championships
Jade Carey and Jordan Chiles will be the first U.S. Olympic women's gymnastics team members from Tokyo to return to elite competition.
Leanne Wong wins U.S. Classic ahead of gymnastics nationals
Leanne Wong earned her biggest all-around gymnastics title in three years, taking Saturday's U.S. Classic, a tune-up for the national championships.
Katie Ledecky wins in personal best time at U.S. Swimming Championships
Katie Ledecky swam the fastest 400m individual medley of her career for her third victory in as many nights at the U.S. Championships.
Ledecky edges Smith in final 100m to win 400m IM
Fresh off incredible victories in the women's 800m and 200m freestyle, Katie Ledecky kept her momentum going by pulling away in the final 100m to win the 400m IM title at the USA Swimming National...
FBI open to settling claims by gymnasts abused by Larry Nassar
The FBI contacted attorneys representing Simone Biles and other women who were sexually assaulted by Larry Nassar to begin settlement talks.
U.S. Classic ramps up gymnastics season; TV, live stream schedule
U.S. gymnasts prepare for August's national championship at Saturday's U.S. Classic airing live on CNBC,, the NBC Sports app and Peacock.
Katie Ledecky swims 200m free time at nationals that would have won world title
Katie Ledecky won the 200m freestyle at the U.S. Swimming Championships in a time that would have won the world championships.
Ledecky takes 200m free with blistering time
A day after winning the women's 800m freestyle at U.S. Nationals by 19 seconds, Katie Ledecky raised the bar yet again, capturing the 200m in a time of 1:54.50 -- a time that would've won the world title.
Commonwealth Games daily highlight shows air on Olympic Channel
A Commonwealth Games highlight show airs daily on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA and stream on and the NBC Sports app.
Allyson Felix joins IOC athletes’ commission
Allyson Felix and a refugee cyclist originally from Afghanistan joined the International Olympic Committee's athletes' commission.
Katie Ledecky wins by 19 seconds at swim nationals, owns top 29 times in history
Katie Ledecky extended her 12-year win streak in her trademark event by winning the 800m freestyle on the first day of the five-day U.S. Championships.
Ledecky crushes nationals 800-meter by 19 seconds
Katie Ledecky once again made quick work of the field in the 800-meter freestyle, winning the race by 19 seconds and claiming the top 28 fastest times ever in the distance.
Russia eyes 2024 Paris Olympics despite sports bans
With two years until the Paris Olympics open, Russia is making plans for its athletes to live and compete in the French capital even though many are barred.
Nathan Chen, Vincent Zhou not entered in figure skating Grand Prix Series
Nathan Chen and Vincent Zhou are not entered in the autumn Grand Prix figure skating series after both said they will return to university studies.
2024 Paris Olympics dates, schedule information, athletes to watch
The framework for the 2024 Games has already been set, from venues to the sports on the program to competition schedules and how athletes and teams qualify.
Paris 2024 Olympic competition schedule published in detail
Paris 2024 Olympic organizers published the first public, detailed competition schedule. Opportunities abound for Katie Ledecky and Sydney McLaughlin.
2022 U.S. Swimming Championships TV, live stream schedule
Katie Ledecky and Bobby Finke headline the U.S. Swimming Championships in Irvine, California, this week, live on Olympic Channel.
Paris 2024 Olympic slogan unveiled with 2 years to go
Paris 2024 Olympic organizers unveiled the Games' slogan on the eve of the two-years-out date from the Opening Ceremony.
Tobi Amusan breaks 100m hurdles world record, then runs even faster at track worlds
Nigerian Tobi Amusan broke the women's 100m hurdles world record in the semifinals at the world track and field championships in Eugene, Oregon.
Athing Mu wins 800m thriller, world records fall, U.S. wins most track worlds medals ever
Athing Mu won a thrilling 800m, two world records fell and the U.S. broke the record for most medals in world track and field championships history.
2022 World Track and Field Championships Results
Top eight results from the 2022 World Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon.
How Jonas Vingegaard won Tour de France: ‘We can’t hide you behind Primoz anymore’
Jonas Vingegaard won the Tour de France, a long-awaited victory for Jumbo-Visma and a career-defining triumph for the Denmark cyclist.
2022 Tour de France final standings, results
2022 Tour de France final standings and results for the yellow jersey, green jersey, white jersey and polka-dot jersey.
U.S. pulls off upset, gets upset in 4x100m relays at track worlds
The U.S. women's 4x100m pulled off the upset. The U.S. men's 4x100m got upset at the world track and field championships in Eugene.
Jonas Vingegaard second in time trial, to ride into Paris as Tour de France champion
Jonas Vingegaard of Denmark clinched his first Tour de France title by taking second in Saturday's time trial before Sunday's ceremonial ride into Paris.
How to watch 2022 World Track & Field Championships
The 2022 World Track and Field Championships, the first edition to be held in the U.S., air live on NBC Sports and Peacock from Hayward Field.