How Gabby Thomas is turning an Olympic podium into a platform for change

Bronze medallist Gabby Thomas celebrates during the medal ceremony for the women’s 200m event Olympic bronze is just the start for Gabby Thomas and while there is a desire to change the colour of her medal, her legacy will surely stretch far beyond the track. A Harvard graduate, majoring in neurobiology and global health, Thomas’ […]

U.S. Men Win Olympic 4×400 Relay To Avoid A Dubious Record

The U.S. men won the 4×400-meter relay at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday, but couldn’t leave behind a dreadful overall performance. Michael Cherry, Michael Norman, Bryce Deadmon and Rai Benjamin teamed to capture the gold in 2:55.70, comfortably ahead of the Netherlands and Botswana to help their country avoid some big-time embarrassment. Had it not been […]

Tokyo Games again show what the Olympics are all about

Sam Borden is a senior writer for ESPN.com. If ever there is a new motto created for the Olympic Games, one could make a very strong case for it being, “That’s what the Olympics is all about.” Just look at these Tokyo Games. Over the past three weeks, we have heard “That’s what the Olympics […]

Megan Rapinoe And Carli Lloyd Lead U.S. Womens Soccer To Bronze Medal

Megan Rapinoe, one of the U.S. soccer stars in the twilight of her career, turned in a vintage performance to help the team salvage a glimmer of redemption at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday. She scored two spectacular goals in a 4-3 victory over Australia in the bronze-medal game, giving the U.S. women’s squad its […]

Galal Yafai: British boxer wins flyweight gold at Tokyo Olympics

Galal Yafai claimed flyweight boxing gold for Great Britain after a split decision win over Carlo Paalam of the Philippines. The 28-year-old floored his opponent in the opening round with a straight left and edged a high-octane contest to secure the verdict. It concluded a stunning run of form for the Birmingham boxer, who was […]