Pierre Rolland wins Stage 17, Dumoulin keeps Giro lead
After Pierre Rolland made a late solo attack to win Wednesday's Stage 17 of the Giro d'Italia, Tom Dumoulin's kept his slight overall lead over 2014 champ Nairo Quintana.
How runners from Africa found home, success at a Georgia HS
For Clarkston High School's state-champion cross country runners, all African immigrants and refugees who've settled into American life, the team motto of "We Matter" goes beyond sports.
Extreme trail running helps Michael Milton manage post-cancer fatigue
Paralympic legend Michael Milton has always attacked life head on, but he's now "older, wiser, fatter and all of those things" and his challenges now take a different form..
"It's about challenging yourself, testing your own limits."
Legendary Australian Paralympian Michael Milton describes the appeal of trail running as he prepares to contest the Ultra-Trail Australia 50km, on crutches, in the Blue Mountains, west of Sydney.
Liz Ferro: 'I can say that sports truly saved my life'
Liz Ferro found that running helped her heal from the abuse she suffered as a child. So she started a nonprofit to help at-risk girls through sports -- and to raise money, ran 50 marathons.
Team Sky wants answers after moto causes crash
Team Sky wants the Giro d'Italia and cycling to investigate the motorcycle-caused crash Sunday that took out its stars Mikel Landa and Geraint Thomas.
Run This Town: Chicago
From the iconic -- and totally flat -- Lakefront Trail to so many beer-themed races we lost count, the Windy City is an ideal spot for runners. Locals weigh in on must-have gear, the best races and their fave spots for post-race grub.
Quintana takes Giro lead, as other contenders involved in crash
Nairo Quintana rode away from his main rivals to win Sunday's ninth stage of the Giro d'Italia and take the leader's jersey in a leg that was marred by a mass crash involving a police motorbike.
What lies beneath Mick Fanning.
Mick Fanning is one of the best surfers in the world, but he's even more known for surviving a shark attack. E:60 goes to the Australian surfer's homeland and discovers much more about the man behind the shark attack. Chris Hemsworth narrates.
Top 10 Giro d'Italia GC riders
The 100th Giro d'Italia kicks off today and promises three weeks of thrilling races through Italy's biggest mountains and beyond.
Are women close to Breaking2?
Mary Keitany owns the women's-only marathon record. Edna Kiplagat just won Boston, where Jordan Hasay made an impressive debut. As the men go for two hours, how low can women marathoners go?
With public office hopes dashed, Wilson Kipsang returns focus to running
Wilson Kipsang lost his bid for a parliament seat amid the chaos of the Kenyan political scene, where corruption still reigns and athlete candidates might be losing their allure with voters.
Meet the man who crawled 26.2 miles in a gorilla suit
We wondered what Tom Harrison was thinking when he decided to crawl the London Marathon in a gorilla suit and what his life's been like since he became an internet legend. So we asked him.
Ultra-running Army captain prepared to go extra 156 miles
British Army captain Tom Evans, a self-trained runner, conquered 50C heat and 156 miles across the Sahara. Now, he wants a place in next year's Commonwealth Games.
The forgotten story of Andy Hampsten's 1988 Giro d'Italia win
In addition to enduring the freezing climb of the Passo di Gavia, Hampsten withstood repeated attacks by a Eurocentric peloton. And a late-race tactical decision nearly cost him the victory.
Why Tina Muir retired from running, at the peak of her career
Tina Muir was a rising star in the sport -- but in the past few years, she's become increasingly worried about her long-term health. She explains why she made the agonizing decision to quit.
Who will run the marathon for the U.S. at the World Championships?
The three men and three women are selected in order of their times during the qualifying period
The world's fastest marathoners (and marathons)
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Keitany breaks record with 3rd London win
Kenyan runner Mary Keitany broke Paula Radcliffe's women-only marathon world record on Sunday with a third victory in London, while Daniel Wanjiru won the men's race for the first time.
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.
Infection won't hinder Pavey at London Marathon
Jo Pavey insists the chest infections that have dogged her training for Sunday's London Marathon will not impede her chances of qualifying for this summer's British World Championships team.
Want to qualify for Boston?
What you need to do to earn your 2017 spot by the mid-September deadline.
Kiplagat, others prevail in Boston Marathon debuts
How Mary Keitany broke the all-time women's record in London.
For Devin Wang, another year brings closure after tragedy
There are many adjectives for what Devin Wang and so many others did at the 2013 Boston Marathon, but the most fitting of all may be the word we reserve for athletes: clutch.
Chain-smoker-turned-marathoner looks to complete feat in London
Chris Bartosik knew he had to make a change in his life after years of smoking. So he quit and picked up running, and found a special way to honor his ill mother in the process.
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U.S. runners give inspired effort at Boston Marathon
Paced by Jordan Hasay, who was motivated by her late mother's presence, and Galen Rupp, American runners had a (star-spangled) banner day at the 2017 Boston Marathon.
Aaron Hale: 'The gift is being here and getting to run'
Life has thrown many obstacles Aaron Hale's way. But the retired Army Sergeant continues to find ways to inspire other wounded veterans, including with his latest finish at the Boston Marathon.
Sagar Baheti makes history by finishing Boston Marathon
Sagar Baheti became India's first visually impaired runner to participate and finish the Boston Marathon, with family and fans there to cheer him on.
How Kathrine Switzer helped change the culture in women's sports
Fifty years ago, Kathrine Switzer became the first woman to officially run the Boston Marathon. Now, as she is set to race there again, No. 261 is a source of inspiration for women worldwide.
#SockTalk: Paralympian McFadden exemplifies courage
As Tatyana McFadden competed in the Boston Marathon on Monday after recent surgeries, the word impressive comes to mind. McFadden shares her strategy on undoing doubt with Julie Foudy.
Shalane Flanagan says she is not done running just yet
Shalane Flanagan was set to run the 2017 Boston Marathon before a back injury sidelined her. We checked in with the three-time Olympian on her recovery, career goals and life as a foster parent.
Gebremeskel wins Carlsbad 5000 record 5th time
Dejen Gebremeskel of Ethiopia has won the Carlsbad 5000 for a record fifth time, completing the road race in 13 minutes, 27 seconds.
From battlefields to Boston: How running brought two VETs together
After horrific battlefield injuries, operations and "dark moments", two military veterans will run the Boston and London Marathons together. This is their story of hope, friendship and hardship.
Expert panel: These are the world's 10 best marathons
We asked a panel of experts -- from elite athletes such as Mo Keflezighi to ardent amateurs -- to pick the world's best marathons. Here are the 10 26.2-mile races that stood out from the crowd.
Sarah Thomas is pushing the limits of open-water swimming
After swimming the Catalina Channel, Sarah Thomas said "never again." But something made her stick with the sport, and six years later, she completed a record-setting 80-mile swim in Lake Powell.
The gruel and glory of the World Marathon Challenge
Matthew Barnett had never run a marathon before 2012. That didn't deter him from running seven at the World Marathon Challenge in January, even if he had to drag his leg "like Frankenstein."