Women's wrestling will have two extra medal classes at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, while two men's events from the London Olympics have been dropped.
Aug 9 12:30 PM ET
British Olympic official Craig Reedie is set to become the next president of the World Anti-Doping Agency, facing the "daunting" task of cleaning up worldwide drug scandals across sports.
Aug 9 12:24 PM ET
Urging critics of Russia's new anti-gay law to "calm down," the country's sports minister said Thursday that the rights of all athletes competing at next year's Winter Olympics in Sochi will be respected.
Aug 8 12:57 PM ET
The IAAF called on Russia to reconsider its views on gays, yet said Wednesday that it does not want to raise political issues about the country's new anti-gay legislation at the world track championships.
Aug 7 9:24 PM ET
With six months to go before the Sochi Olympics, controversy, not competition, has dominated the headlines. But Jim Caple says one word that should not be part of the conversation is boycott.
Aug 7 2:12 PM ET | By Jim Caple
It's a different life now for Katarina Witt since she won back-to-back Olympic gold medals in the 1980s, but her spirit and glass-half-full attitude is the same.
Aug 6 11:15 PM ET | By Johnette Howard
Your reaction to Tuesday night's premiere of "The Diplomat," the documentary film that is part of ESPN Films and espnW's Nine for IX series.
Aug 6 9:27 PM ET | By espnW.com
Thomas Bach believes the revelations of a government-backed doping program in West Germany in the 1970s will not hurt his chances to become the next president of the International Olympic Committee.
Aug 6 1:13 PM ET
West Germany's government encouraged and covered up a culture of doping among its athletes for decades, according to a comprehensive study released Monday.
Aug 5 7:09 PM ET
The International Olympic Committee is engaged in "quiet diplomacy" with Russian leaders to make sure the Winter Games in Sochi are not affected by the country's new anti-gay legislation, IOC presidential candidate Ng Ser Miang said Monday.
Aug 5 2:37 PM ET
We look at one pivotal scene from the Nine for IX film "The Diplomat," a scene where Katarina Witt fights for more than Olympic gold at the 1988 Winter Games.
Aug 5 1:44 PM ET | By espnW.com
The mayor of Barcelona says he will launch a bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics if Madrid fails to secure the Summer Games in 2020.
Aug 5 10:22 AM ET
A report by German researchers claims West Germany's athletes were systematically doped with government backing from the 1970s, and possibly earlier.
Aug 3 5:32 PM ET
Missy Franklin won her fifth gold medal of the world championships with an easy victory in the 200-meter backstroke Saturday.
Aug 3 2:53 PM ET
Yuliya Efimova of Russia has broken the 50-meter breaststroke world record during the morning heats at the swimming world championships.
Aug 3 9:20 AM ET
Sarah Denninghoff won the 100-meter backstroke Friday night for her second victory in three days in the U.S. Open.
Aug 2 11:49 PM ET
Olympic organizers say they may have to use $700 million in government money to meet the operating budget for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games.
Aug 2 9:18 PM ET
Elana Meyers and Nick Cunningham repeated Friday as U.S. national bobsled pilot push champions.
Aug 2 7:50 PM ET
Spain beat Australia 8-6 on Friday to become the first host country to win the women's water polo world championship.
Aug 2 7:15 PM ET
IOC presidential candidate Richard Carrion says the Olympic body should use "all the avenues possible" with Russian officials to ensure that athletes competing at next year's Winter Games in Sochi aren't affected by a new anti-gay law.
Aug 2 2:54 PM ET
Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko says a new law cracking down on gay rights activism will be enforced during the 2014 Olympics in Sochi.
Aug 1 10:11 AM ET
Gillian Ryan won her second title in two days at the U.S. Open, winning the 400-meter freestyle Wednesday.
Jul 31 11:38 PM ET
Speedskater Blake Skjellerup wants to make a statement about Russia's anti-gay laws by competing in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. He and other athletes believe they can do more to change attitudes by being there, not boycotting.
Jul 30 4:42 PM ET | By Johnette Howard
Katie Ledecky has crushed the world record in the 1,500 freestyle for her second gold medal at the world swimming championships.
Jul 30 4:18 PM ET
Former Olympic hurdles great Edwin Moses of the United States has entered the race to become the next president of the World Anti-Doping Agency.
Jul 30 10:15 AM ET