Racial and ethnic discrimination
Today in Sports: Usain Bolt wins three gold medals.
By The Associated Press Aug. 17, 2022 10:01 AM EDT
Aug. 18 1923 — Helen Mills, 17, ends Molla Bjurstedt Mallory’s domination of the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association championships and starts her own with a 6...
Sportlight-Week Ahead, Aug. 12-18
By The Associated Press Aug. 11, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
Aug. 16 1920 — Cleveland shortstop Ray Chapman is hit in the head with a pitch by New York’s Carl Mays. Chapman suffers a fractured skull and dies the...
Column: Russian sports ban unlikely to stop Putin's war
By Paul Newberry Mar. 04, 2022 05:03 PM EST
After dip in Beijing, Olympians ask: What about Africa?
By John Leicester Feb. 16, 2022 02:27 AM EST
For Asian American women, Olympics reveal a harsh duality
By Sally Ho Feb. 12, 2022 11:39 PM EST
Haifa fans face antisemitic abuse in Berlin's Olympiastadion
By Ciarán Fahey Oct. 01, 2021 05:43 AM EDT
By The Associated Press Aug. 17, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
Aug. 18 1923 — Helen Mills, 17, ends Molla Bjurstedt Mallory’s domination of the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association championships and starts her...
By The Associated Press Aug. 12, 2021 12:09 PM EDT
Aug. 17 1933 — Lou Gehrig of the New York Yankees plays his 1,308th straight game to break Everett Scott’s record of 1,307. ...
German coach accepts ban for rest of 2021 for racist slur
Aug. 06, 2021 06:33 AM EDT
TOKYO (AP) — The governing body of cycling suspended a German official for the rest of the year on Friday for using a racist slur during the Olympic men’s time...
Olympic Latest: Canada wins 1st gold in women's soccer
Aug. 05, 2021 08:36 PM EDT
Olympics carry a question: What does it mean to be Japanese?
By Mari Yamaguchi Aug. 04, 2021 04:42 AM EDT
Black women, across generations, heed Biles’ Olympic example
By Aaron Morrison, Astrid Galvan And Deepti Hajela Aug. 03, 2021 10:19 PM EDT
Japan rallies against bullpen to beat US 7-6 in 10 innings
By Ronald Blum Aug. 02, 2021 02:35 AM EDT
At 46, African skateboarder finally wows mom at Tokyo Games
By John Leicester Jul. 31, 2021 07:54 PM EDT
Ban on 'Soul Cap' spotlights lack of diversity in swimming
By Jenna Fryer Jul. 31, 2021 06:30 AM EDT
German official sent home for racist slur at Olympics
Jul. 29, 2021 06:53 AM EDT
TOKYO (AP) — A German cycling official has been suspended and will be sent home from the Tokyo Olympics after using a racist slur during the men’s time trial. ...
Olympics Latest: Latvia wins gold in men's 3-on-3
Jul. 27, 2021 08:40 PM EDT
EXPLAINER: What's the history of the Olympics protest rule?
By Eddie Pells Jul. 22, 2021 01:37 AM EDT
Soccer players kneel to start new era of Olympic activism
By Rob Harris Jul. 21, 2021 06:06 AM EDT
An Olympics like no other, Tokyo perseveres to host Games
By Chris Lehourites Jul. 20, 2021 01:09 PM EDT