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'Every single time I lift the bar, I'm just lifting my country up': Shiva Karout's quest for...

Shiva Karout says that the best moment of his life lasted just 17 seconds.

NBA Vaccine Skeptics Speak Out

More than 90 percent of players have received at least one dose of the vaccine, but some, like Nets guard Kyrie Irving, won’t say if they have been or plan to be vaccinated.

Hakuho, Japan's Most Decorated Sumo Wrestler, Retires at 36

The Mongolia-born champion, known for flouting tradition and for his sometimes rough tactics, won his final tournament in July.

What We Learned From Week 3 of the N.F.L. Season

Justin Herbert and the Chargers want a Chiefs rivalry, Josh Allen is still Josh Allen and the Steelers aren’t winning their bet on Ben Roethlisberger.

Laver Cup: Team Europe Wins Fourth Straight Title

After Europe’s fourth straight win, an organizer promised Team World would win “at some point.” He didn’t say when.

Yankees Take Over Top Wild-Card Spot From Red Sox

“We aren’t afraid to make it interesting,” Giancarlo Stanton said after his team swept the Red Sox at Fenway to take over the American League’s top wild-card spot.

Tearful Rory McIlroy 'should have done more' as Europe suffer record-breaking Ryder Cup defeat

Rory McIlroy was in tears after beating Xander Schauffele in their Ryder Cup singles match on Sunday, saying he "should have done more" as his Europe team suffered a record-breaking defeat to the US.

Fury v Joshua bout unlikely to happen, says promoter Warren

Anthony Joshua's stunning defeat to Ukraine's Oleksandr Usyk means there is unlikely to be a world heavyweight unification fight between Britons Joshua and Tyson Fury, promoter Frank Warren said.

What We Learned From Week 3 of the N.F.L. Season

Justin Herbert and the Chargers want a Chiefs rivalry, Josh Allen is still Josh Allen and the Steelers aren’t winning their bet on Ben Roethlisberger.

A Cog in the College Admissions Scandal Speaks Out

A former sailing coach who took a plea deal for shuffling bribes to Stanford’s athletic program says his colleagues knew where the money was coming from.

Why Scores of Female Athletes Are Speaking Out on Abortion Rights

With a Supreme Court ruling in the balance, an Olympic medalist joined a group of more than 500 athletes supporting reproductive rights.

Matthew Stafford Wanted Big Games. Against Tom Brady's Bucs, He Got One.

After 12 seasons in Detroit with no postseason wins, the quarterback longed to play in big games. On Sunday he delivered, beating Tom Brady and the Buccaneers in Los Angeles.

The Mets Learn a Reset Takes More Than One Year

A first-place team to start August, the Mets fell out of the race and will enter the off-season once again needing to hire a leader for baseball operations.

What We Learned From Week 3 of the N.F.L. Season

Justin Herbert and the Chargers want a Chiefs rivalry, Josh Allen is still Josh Allen, and the Steelers aren’t winning their bet on Ben Roethlisberger.

Are the Giants Watchable Yet?

We enlisted two experts — one locally focused, one nationally — to offer readers their opinions.

US regains Ryder Cup with dominant performance over Europe

Team US regained the Ryder Cup on Sunday following a dominant performance over Europe at Whistling Straits.

Usyk’s Win Is a Plot Twist for Boxing’s Heavyweight Division

Oleksandr Usyk’s defeat of Anthony Joshua complicates the division but creates more opportunities for big fighters to face one another.

Lewis Hamilton claims historic 100th Formula 1 victory at Russian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton became the first Formula 1 driver ever to reach 100 wins after he finished first at a drama-packed Russian Grand Prix on Sunday.

NBA Denies Andrew Wiggins a Religious Exemption From Vaccine

Unless he gets vaccinated, Mr. Wiggins will be barred from attending home games in San Francisco, where his team is based.

Can a Mantra Make You Faster? This Olympic Medalist Has No Doubt

“I love these words and phrases because usually they start in practice or in conversation,” Courtney Frerichs said. Those words and phrases helped her win a silver medal.

With 2 Losses, Clemson a Far Cry From Its Enduring Playoff Standards

Clemson has had some tight moments. But before this season, the Tigers would usually come through.

North Carolina Gets Surprise Upset Over Clemson

Clemson has had some tight moments. But before this season, the Tigers would usually come through.

With Stanton Leading the Way, Yankees Pull Even With Red Sox

A pair of wins in Boston, both powered by Giancarlo Stanton, has the rival teams tied for the A.L.’s top wild-card spot.

Team US on the brink of regaining Ryder Cup behind Dustin Johnson excellence

After day two of the 43rd Ryder Cup, the US team is in an enviable position.

Oleksandr Usyk Upsets Anthony Joshua to Upend Heavyweight Boxing Picture

Usyk beat Joshua in a unanimous decision as Joshua had been openly looking toward the winner of a forthcoming Tyson Fury-Deontay Wilder bout.

Jack Coan and Notre Dame Beat His Old Team, Wisconsin

Jack Coan, who transferred to Notre Dame from Wisconsin, looked more solid than his Badger replacement, though he left the game in the third quarter with an injury.

Cloyd Boyer, Last of a Three-Brother Baseball Rarity, Dies at 94

His pitching career was cut short, but at one time he and his brothers Ken and Clete were all on the major league stage together. He ended up outliving them.

Sergio Garcia becomes player with most matches won in Ryder Cup history

Sergio Garcia made Ryder Cup history on Saturday, becoming the player with the most matches won in the famous competition.