Elite women to watch ahead of the Boston Marathon
The U.S. women set to run, including big names such as Shalane Flanagan and Deena Kastor, is considered the most accomplished group of American women ever assembled for Boston.
Landis: Ban for Froome would end Team Sky
Former road cyclist Floyd Landis has warned that the UCI investigation into Chris Froome's use of salbutamol could lead to the end of Team Sky, should it end with a ban for the British rider.
Ayesha McGowan plans to be the first African-American female pro cyclist
When she was younger, Ayesha McGowan looked up to African-American sports heroes like Venus and Serena Williams and Jackie Joyner-Kersee. But what she never saw were female African-American cyclists. Now she's on a mission to change that.
Officials weigh measures to curb cheating at Mexico City Marathon
Race officials discuss holding medals until they can confirm that runners properly completed the course.
A gorilla in London and other top marathon moments of 2017
As the year comes to an end, we look back at the history-makers -- cue U.S. runner Shalane Flanagan -- the determined and the downright unlucky who kept 2017 interesting.
Bardet: Froome case hits cycling's credibility
French cyclist Romain Bardet believes the ongoing uncertainty surrounding Chris Froome's adverse drugs test has damaged the credibility of the sport.
Who's racing which grand tours in 2018
With 2018 around the corner, only a few uncertainties remain for next season's grand tours and stars like Chris Froome, Nairo Quintana and Richie Porte. Here's where everything stands now.
NYC winner Flanagan to try again in Boston
Reigning New York City Marathon winner Shalane Flanagan will run in Boston next year in a fourth attempt to win her hometown race.
Cavendish's team 'surprised' by UCI/Sagan settlement of TDF crash
Team Dimension Data was caught off-guard after it learned that it was not included when Peter Sagan settled his legal dispute with the UCI Tuesday.
Sagan cleared of elbowing Cavendish at TDF
The UCI ruled Tuesday that Peter Sagan did not intentionally elbow Mark Cavendish during a sprint finish at the Tour de France in a crash that led to the Slovak rider's disqualification.
Froome to race at Giro d'Italia 2018
Chris Froome will bid to achieve "something special" and claim a third straight Grand Tour title by riding in the 2018 Giro d'Italia, it was confirmed on Wednesday.
Five keys to winning the 2018 Giro d'Italia
After speaking to several insiders and reading local press reports, VeloNews has learned most of the 2018 Giro route. Here's a look at how the race could be won.
Gwen Jorgensen wants marathon gold in 2020
Olympic gold medalist Gwen Jorgensen will switch gears leading into the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, transitioning from triathlon to the marathon.
2018 TdF will be shortest in 21st century
Chris Froome's bid to claim a record equaling 5th Tour title will see the riders tackle the iconic Alpe-d'Huez.
Soon-to-be doctor: Top ultrarunner Megan Roche is also in medical school
Megan Roche has won four national ultrarunning titles, owns a successful coaching business and is a full-time medical student at Stanford. The result? She sometimes gets up at 2:30 a.m. to fit in a run.
Sir Mo Farah warned of 'brutal' marathons
Great Britain runner Callum Hawkins has warned Sir Mo Farah to be ready for the brutal marathon.
The unlikely sport Egyptians can't get enough of
Soccer may reign in Egypt, but every sport has to start somewhere -- and triathlons are gaining popularity in the African country. As one participant says, "Everyone is fascinated at what you've done -- and no one knows you suck at it."
Coburn, Kendricks voted USATF top athletes
World champions Emma Coburn and Sam Kendricks were voted USA Track & Field's top athletes for 2017. They will be honored at a banquet on Dec. 2 in Columbus, Ohio.
Villines' record-breaking run across America
Sandra Villines left San Francisco City Hall on Sept. 11 with the goal of setting a record for fastest run across America. Earlier this month, she made it to New York City -- after crossing 3,125 miles and 12 states.
Running to remember: Thousands take part in emotion-filled Vegas marathon
Just over a month after a gunman attacked an unsuspecting concert crowd in Las Vegas, thousands of runners descended on the Strip to turn a running event into a unified act of remembrance, inspiration and defiance.
Vegas shores up marathon security after attack
Las Vegas ramped up security for the annual Rock 'n' Roll Marathon, which was the first major outdoor event on the Strip since the Oct. 1 mass shooting.
How one-handed rock climber Maureen Beck became a four-time national champ
Maureen Beck was paraclimbing world champion last year, knows how to play the violin and lovingly calls her left arm her "stump." She also hates the word "inspirational."
Shalane Flanagan is still getting used to being the NYC Marathon champ.
For Shalane Flanagan, winning in New York is the ultimate payoff for believing in herself and working hard. 'I'm not crazy that I thought I could do it,' she says.
Shalane Flanagan's marathon win is the win women need
Women in the U.S. have had to deal with a lot this year, making the first American woman to win the NYC Marathon since 1977 all that much more inspiring.
The race that no one could take away from Shalane Flanagan
Winning a major marathon has always been just out of reach for U.S. Olympic runner Shalane Flanagan. But Sunday at the New York City Marathon, as she crossed the finish line first, she was the one beyond reach.
By the numbers: Meb Keflezighi's marathon of a career
As Meb Keflezighi nears the 2017 New York Marathon on Sunday -- his final 26.2 mile race as a pro -- we break down what it took to get him here. Hint: That may include a few run-ins with canines.
"It's an honor to run, it's an honor to represent the United States. For 27 years my life has been what's next. For me, coaching has been an interest. I feel like I can give back because the sport has given me so much. What's next: Spend time with my wife and my kids. I've sacrificed a lot and there are so many people who've helped me behind the scenes to help me get where I am," Meb Keflezighi on what comes next.
Meb Keflezighi's finish line at the New York City Marathon
As Meb Keflezighi laces up for the New York City Marathon on Nov. 5 -- the last 26.2 miles of his career -- he looks back at his years as a distance runner as both a calling and a privilege. We catch up with him in the city where it all started for him.
For these Olympic hopefuls, marathons aren't long enough
In a picturesque region where poverty is prevalent and traveling by foot is a necessity, running all day comes naturally to Mexico's indigenous Raramuri people. Can their legendary endurance generate Olympic success?
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Christy Wise's teammate-first moment
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How sports lifted U.S. Invictus Games co-captain
When Marine Sgt. Ivan Sears lost his legs in Afghanistan seven years ago, sports gave him a sense of purpose. A year after winning four gold medals in wheelchair racing, he's back for more as a U.S. Invictus Games co-captain.
'I'm back to my life,' says Invictus competitor Christy Wise
When Air Force pilot and U.S. Invictus Games co-captain Christy Wise lost a leg in a boating accident, it didn't make her any less generous, determined or adventurous -- or keep her out of the cockpit.
The superhero in James Pradke's family
At the Warrior Games, one might assume that U.S. Army Maj. James Pradke is the hero in the family. But it was someone much smaller who helped his family when they needed it the most.
Marine Cpl. Dakota Boyer challenges himself, inspires others
When Cpl. Dakota Boyer plays volleyball or swims, it takes him back to the days when he was doing exactly what he was meant to do, being on a team, being a Marine.
How a ray of sunshine saved Dawn Page's life
Injured and alone in a cave in Jordan, Special Ops medic Dawn Page knew that if she was going to survive, she would have to save herself. She just didn't expect that she would have to follow her heart to do it.
'I would do damn near anything to have my left knee back'
When USMC sergeant Kirstie Ennis lost her leg in 2015, she embraced sports in her recovery -- rowing, cycling, mountaineering. Now, she talks about being the first veteran in the Body Issue, her confidence and the inspiration she is compelled to be.
Sprinter Williams-Mills: 'My battle scars are my cancer scars'
For ESPN's annual Body Issue, Jamaican sprinter Novlene Williams-Mills opens up about her battle with breast cancer -- and competing in the 2012 London Olympics while awaiting treatment.