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Fraile powers to win Stage 14 of Tour de France

Spain's Omar Fraile powered to victory with a late burst in the last climb of Stage 14 of the Tour de France.

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Ain't no mountain high enough for Geraint Thomas, Chris Froome

The Team Sky teammates are 1-2 after the famed Alpe d'Huez in the Tour de France, and the list of riders who could catch them is becoming shorter.

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ESPYS honor Nassar survivors with Ashe award

The "sister survivors" of disgraced doctor Larry Nassar were honored at the 2018 ESPYS with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award.

'Sister survivors' epitomize meaning of courage

The sexual abuse of hundreds of female athletes was put to a stop when a group of brave women came forward to expose it.


'Sister survivors' show powerful moment of solidarity



Kim wins Best Female Athlete


White takes home Best Olympic Moment award

Shaun White says he still gets chills watching footage of his run from the Olympics and the games were among the best moments of his life.


USA Women's Hockey wins ESPYS Best Game

The United States Women's Olympic hockey team accepts the award for Best Game at the 2018 ESPYS.


Rippon compares unique outfit to sports

Adam Rippon says he tries to have fun with his wardrobe and "just goes for it" with his outfit like he would on the ice.


The story of Lais Souza

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The pursuit of happiness for Olympian Lais Souza

After a skiing accident left Lais Souza paralyzed from the chest down, she simply wanted to survive. Now, after four years of rehabilitation and resourcefulness, the Brazilian Olympian is still fighting, but with a different goal in mind.

Must Reads: Tour de France

Riding through the pain? That's the least of it for Lawson Craddock

Hard crashes and bloodied riders are nothing new at the Tour de France. But for American Lawson Craddock, the motivation to ride on despite a fractured shoulder goes beyond his team and himself.

Will a Colombian ever win the Tour de France?

With the gusher of talent coming out of this cycling-mad country, the answer is simple: absolutely. And at this year's race (July 7-29), Rigoberto Uran and Nairo Quintana are top contenders, with two young challengers right behind them.

Mark Cavendish is still racing in fast forward

The famed British sprinter -- who endured tough crashes in the last year and a half -- has set his sights on 35 career stage wins at the Tour de France.

Softball Worlds

Kelly Kretschman has a point to make

Kelly Kretschman is the lone active owner of Olympic gold for USA Softball, but she's still got something to prove.

Monica Abbott on her quest for gold

After eight long years without a Team USA jersey, Monica Abbott hopes to cap her legendary career with a gold medal.

USA vs. USA and other international softball oddities

You may be seeing red over the tiebreak rule as players on Teams USA look forward to the chance to reclaim gold.

Chris Froome cleared for Tour

Chris Froome freed to race, but it's time to take deep breath and reassess anti-doping

It's time for adjustments as four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome prevailed in a 10-month legal wrangle over the allowable amount of asthma medication.

Froome anti-doping case closed, to race TDF

Chris Froome (Team Sky) has been cleared to race the 2018 Tour de France after the Union Cycliste Internationale closed the anti-doping case against him.

Complete Coverage: Warrior Games

Warrior Games competitor Raina Hockenberry has a message for the world

At first, Navy Master Chief Raina Hockenberry resisted competing in adaptive sports -- but then she realized there was an opportunity to change the perception of wounded warriors. "We are not 'less than,'" she said.

Christina Truesdale: Army, life, balance

Truesdale was medically retired by the Army with debilitating back pain and a benign spinal tumor. A happenstance glance at a TV in a sushi bar set her on a course to the Warrior Games.

Warrior Games provide inspiration to many

Jon Stewart sits down with four athletes who are competing in the Department of Defense Warrior Games to discuss what the games mean to them.


FIFA Women's World Cup 2019

One year out

With World Cup in sight, U.S. women still have work to do

The U.S. women boast the best front line in the world. But there's still more to figure out for coach Jill Ellis and a youth movement that began after an early exit from the 2016 Olympics

U.S. women lead way in world power rankings

With a year to go before the 2019 Women's World Cup opens in France, who are the top teams in the world? Germany and England round out the top three.

ESPN World Fame 100

Who are the 25 most famous women athletes in the world?

We leveraged the power of ESPN's World Fame 100 to find the 25 most famous women athletes on the planet. Some you know, and some might surprise you.

World Fame 100: The complete list

To find the 100 most famous athletes in the world, we started with 600 of the biggest names in sports, drawn from 68 countries. ESPN's Sports Analytics Group then ranked them based on a proprietary formula that took into account three fame factors.

The rock star following of skater Yuzuru Hanyu

Why does Japanese gold-medal skater Yuzuru Hanyu inspire such a devoted following? We attended a parade in his honor in search of the answer.

Nassar Reaction

Mich. St. agrees to $500M Nassar settlement

Michigan State will pay $500 million to survivors of Larry Nassar's sexual abuse in what is believed to be the largest settlement ever in a sexual misconduct case involving a university.

Nassar survivor Lemke hoping for change after MSU settlement

Larry Nassar victim Lindsey Lemke breaks down the process leading to a $500 million settlement from Michigan State to survivors of Nassar's sexual abuse.


Nassar survivors will be paid an average of $1.28 million

ESPN investigative reporter John Barr expects the $500 million settlement from Michigan State to come from a combination of insurance and bonds.


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