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  • Disney spotlights stories encouraging young athletes to dream big with their new global campaign

    Disney spotlights stories encouraging young athletes to dream big with their new global campaign

    Disney recently announced their #DreamBigPrincess campaign which is uniting people across the globe and taking inspiration to a new level. In one epic initiative, 19 female photographers from 15 countries have created a series of images, showcasing incredible real-life stories while highlighting the...
  • Brittney Reese 

    Reese wins gold for USA in women's long jump at 2017 IAAF World Championship

    Brittney Reese of Inglewood, CA has won the gold medal for the United States in the women's long jump at the 2017 International Association of Athletics Federation World Championship in London, England. The win occurred on Friday and for Reese it was her fourth world championship gold medal as she...
  • Phyllis Francis 

    Francis wins gold in the women's 400m at the 2017 IAAF World Championships

    Phyllis Francis of Queens, N.Y. is now the queen of international track and field when it comes to the women's 400m. On Wednesday, Francis won the gold medal in the women's 400m at the 2017 International Association of Athletics Federations World Championship in London, England.  Francis posted a...
  • Carter wins gold in women's 400m hurdles at 2017 IAAF World Championships

    Carter wins gold in women's 400m hurdles at 2017 IAAF World Championships

    Kori Carter of Claremont, Calif. won the gold medal on Thursday in the women's 400m hurdles at the 2017 International Associations of Athletics Federations World Championship in London, England. Carter led a 1-2 American finish as Dalilah Muhammad of New York City, N.Y. won the silver medal.  Carter...
  • Taylor wins gold in men's triple jump at 2017 IAAF World Championships

    Taylor wins gold in men's triple jump at 2017 IAAF World Championships

    Christian Taylor of Fayetteville, Ga. won the gold medal in the men's triple jump at the 2017 International Association of Athletics Federations World Championships from London, England on Thursday. Americans won gold and silver in the men's triple jump as Will Claye of Phoenix, Ariz. won the silver...
  • Sam Kendricks

    Kendricks wins gold in men's pole vault at 2017 IAAF World Championships

    Reigning Olympic bronze medalist Sam Kendricks of Oxford, Miss. won the gold medal on Tuesday at the 2017 International Association of Athletics Federation World Championship in London, Great Britain. It is the United States' third gold medal at the World Championships, following Justin Gatlin and...
  • Bowie wins women's 100m gold at IAAF World Championships

    Bowie wins women's 100m gold at IAAF World Championships

    American Olympic gold medalist Tori Bowie of Sand Hill, Miss. is now a World Championship gold medalist in an individual event. On Sunday, Bowie won the gold medal in the women's 100m at the 2017 International Association of Athletics Federations World Championship in London, Great Britain.  Bowie...
  • Evan Jager 

    Jager and Harrison win gold in Diamond League events in Monaco

    Two Americans won the gold medal on Friday from the Diamond League athletics events in Monaco on Friday. Olympic silver medalist Evan Jager of Algonquin, Illinois won the gold medal in the men's 3000m steeplechase and Kendra Harrison of Memphis, Tennessee won the gold medal in the women's 100m...
  • Ryan Crouser

    Crouser wins men's shot put in Diamond League event in Morocco

    Olympic gold medalist Ryan Crouser of Boring, Oregon continued his fine Diamond League season on Sunday with a victory in the men's shot put in Rabat, Morocco. Crouser, who won the gold medal in the men's shot put at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, has won three gold medals in Diamond...
  • Justin Gatlin 

    Gatlin wins Diamond League gold in Lausanne

    American Olympic gold medalist Justin Gatlin of Brooklyn, New York won the gold medal in a Diamond League track and field event in Lausanne, Switzerland. Gatlin posted a time of 9.96 seconds for his first Diamond League medal of the 2017 season. The first place finish will give Gatlin confidence as...
  • Christian Taylor 

    Taylor and Kendricks win Diamond League track and field events in Paris

    American Olympic medalists Sam Kendricks of Oxford, Mississippi and Christian Taylor of Uniondale, New York each won Diamond League track and field competitions in Paris on Saturday. Kendricks won the gold medal in the men's pole vault and Taylor won the gold medal in the men's triple jump...
  • Tianna Bartoletta 

    Bartoletta wins gold in Diamond League women's long jump event in Oslo

    American Olympic gold medalist Tianna Bartoletta of Elyria, Ohio won a gold medal on Thursday in a women's long jump Diamond League event in Oslo, Norway. Bartoletta had a winning jump of 6.79 metres to win the gold medal.  Bartoletta was 0.04 metres ahead of silver medalist Darya Klishina. An...
  • Natasha Hastings 

    Aries Merritt and Natasha Hastings win gold in Rome's Diamond League Series

    The United States won two gold medals in the International Association of Athletics Federations Diamond League Series in Rome, Italy on Thursday. Olympic gold medalist Aries Merritt of Chicago, Ill. won the gold medal in the men's 100 metre hurdles and Olympic gold medalist Natasha Hastings of...
  • Brittney Reese

    Reese wins Diamond League event in women's long jump

    Brittney Reese of Inglewood, California won the gold medal in a women's long jump Diamond League event in Eugene, Oregon on Friday. Reese posted a winning jump of 7.01 metres, which was the longest jump in the world this season.  Reese, who won the gold medal in the women's long jump at the 201...
  • Jasmin Stowers 

    USA wins eight gold medals in diamond league events in Eugene

    The United States won eight gold medals in events with Diamond League status on Saturday. The Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Ore. is the most prestigious track and field event in the United States in 2017.  The eight American gold medalists in Eugene in events with Diamond League status on Saturday...
  • Sam Kendricks 

    Americans win three gold medals in Diamond League events in Shanghai

    The United States won three gold medals on Saturday in track and field events with Diamond League status in Shanghai, China on Saturday. Noah Lyles of Gainesville, Florida won the gold medal in the men's 200 metres. Bershawn Jackson of Miami, Florida won the gold medal in the men's 400 metre hurdles...
  • Christian Taylor 

    Americans win three gold medals at Diamond League action in Doha

    Three American athletes won the gold medal in the opening Diamond League event in Doha, Qatar on Friday. The Americans who found themselves on top of the podium were Christian Taylor of Fayetteville, Georgia (men's triple jump), Kendra Harrison of Clayton, North Carolina (women's 100 metre hurdles...
  • A new FKA twigs-produced Nike campaign features 12 athletes, including Olympic fencer Miles Chamley-Watson (right). 

    Watch: FKA twigs asks if you believe in more in Nike ad

    FKA twigs' music moves, mesmerizes and evolves, and her latest endeavor has her encouraging you to do the same. The UK artist and former professional dancer pairs athleticism with artistry in her new role as Creative Director for NikeWomen’s Spring Zonal Strength Tights campaign. twigs...
  • Ashton Eaton 

    American decathlete legend Ashton Eaton retires

    American decathlete Ashton Eaton of Portland, Oregon announced his retirement from track and field on Friday. Eaton won a gold medal in men's decathlon at the 2012 Olympic Games in London and the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.  Eaton is one of three decathletes in the history of the Olympic...
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