Virtual races, run separately but also together, are popping up, allowing us to commune in this time of isolation and see what’s happening in our shut-in neighborhoods.
For a platform tennis championship, the players socially distanced by wearing gloves and not touching the same tennis balls. There was a trophy, but the winner didn’t take it home. But this was live sports, and ESPN streamed it.
Foreign players in the Korean Baseball Organization who went home during the peak of South Korea’s outbreak are self-isolating as the league aims to resume exhibitions later this month.
For nearly a decade, Russia and Qatar have been suspected of buying votes to win hosting rights for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. On Monday, for the first time, the Department of Justice put things in black and white.
Public officials and sports leaders, worried events could wipe out gains made in the pandemic, are examining shortened seasons or not having them at all.
One of baseball’s finest hitters, he was also one of its best defensive outfielders, playing 22 seasons in Detroit. To Billy Martin, he was Mr. Perfection.
A record-breaking swimmer, he was credited with helping to prevent further rioting for his handling of the second trial of four police officers.
One high-profile sporting event remains on the schedule. And it’s not korfball or fistball.
The sport jostled its schedule on Monday because of the coronavirus pandemic and as this year’s British Open was canceled.
Sports betting was poised for a big moment. Then the coronavirus pandemic led to closed casinos and the cancellation of the N.C.A.A. basketball tournaments.
Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt, the college basketball celebrity of 2018, has her own take on an N.C.A.A. tournament undone by calamity.
He played four seasons with the Cleveland Browns and seven with the Redskins, the last N.F.L. team of his time to integrate.
He was born without toes on his right foot, but spent 11 seasons in the N.F.L. and kicked 159 field goals. He died of complications of the coronavirus.
The sport’s drivers compete from home, the announcers call it like a real race, Fox Sports broadcasts it on TV and nobody gets hurt.
A cascade of postponements and cancellations upended the coverage that Times editors and reporters had planned. So they called a different play.
Baseball players face particularly tough choices after a decision to allow an extra year of eligibility for spring athletes whose seasons were cut short by the coronavirus pandemic.
Four players who defined basketball this century — Bryant, Tamika Catchings, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett — make up one of the most-anticipated player classes ever.
The United States Tennis Association has asserted it can police itself when it comes to abuse cases. The story of one coach raises doubts.
The Summer Olympics in Tokyo have been postponed a year. That means nearly $200 million in funding, which American athletes depend on for living and training expenses, likely won’t arrive until next August.