Kai Lightner aims to be the best rock climber in the country
One of the few blacks at the top of the sport, the 17-year-old from North Carolina is aiming for the 2020 Tokyo Games, where rock climbing is set to make its Olympic debut.
Why Kenyan star Wilson Kipsang now runs on shaky ground
Could a star runner finally right the corruption within Kenya's athletic and political circles? On the surface, many say yes, but Kipsang's critics question if he is contributing to the problem.
Allegations against Nassar mounting.
ESPN investigative reporter John Barr joins OTL to discuss the latest developments in the cases against Dr. Larry Nassar.
Q&A: Eatons on postretirement life, Mars vs. the Moon and new pup Zora
A glimpse into the post-competitive life of Olympic power couple Ashton Eaton and Brianne Theisen-Eaton, from having the freedom to finally trail run to finding ways to help kids reach college.
Ex-GB Olympic high jumper dies in crash
Former Olympic high jumper Germaine Mason has died after a motorcycle crash, according to Jamaican police.
Recognizing the swimmer who tied Ledecky
From chatty classmates to a ceremonial first pitch, Louisville's Mallory Comerford has noticed a lot of changes since she pulled off the impossible at the NCAA swimming championships.
Why USA Hockey struggles to build a gold-medal worlds roster
The initial roster indicates that there are still top players who don't want to go to the World Championships. We dive into the possible reasons why.
Those million-dollar athletes? They do care about the Olympics
The prospect of pro athletes in the Olympics once seemed to be an affront to the Olympic ideal. But national pride is now definitely part of the equation for players when the Games come up.
The real reason Dana Vollmer is swimming at six months pregnant
Olympic gold medalist Dana Vollmer says she wasn't trying to prove anything by swimming while pregnant. But when she takes to the pool Friday to race, she wants women to see what is possible.
GB rowing heroes take on new challenge: London Marathon
As inseparable rowing partners, Helen Glover and Heather Stanning did nothing but win for five years. But when they become opponents in the upcoming London Marathon, something has to give.
Do you believe in this U.S. women's team? You should
With another world title wrapping up a roller-coaster three weeks, the U.S. women's team has gone from an oft-overlooked jewel of a team to an international story that just keeps getting better.
The shrewd steps that led U.S. women to landmark deal
Why did the U.S. women's national team reach a historic deal with USA Hockey after tenuous talks? Because the players were willing to risk it all to make it happen. A look at how they did it.
Ben Ryan features on new Fijian coin
Ben Ryan has been commemorated for his role in guiding Fiji to its first ever Olympic gold medal in Rugby Sevens at Rio by putting the coach on the local 50 cent coin.