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Sheina Vaspi Shines, but Does Not Compromise, at the Paralympics

The para ski team from Chile was training at Winter Park as well, and one of the Chilean coach’s daughters loved Vaspi’s skirt. One...

I.O.C. Recommends Barring Athletes From Russia and Belarus

The International Olympic Committee on Monday recommended that athletes from Russia and Belarus be blocked from competitions around the world, linking the isolation of...

The Snowboarders the Paralympics Didn’t Want Around

More than two years ago, the I.P.C. informed Hernandez, a gold medalist at the 2018 Paralympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, that she and Huckaby,...

Chelsea Is for Sale as Pressure on Roman Abramovich Mounts

LONDON — Roman Abramovich, the Russian oligarch whose vast fortune transformed Chelsea into a global soccer powerhouse, confirmed Wednesday that he is actively seeking...

Olympic Marathoner Goes From Kenya to Front Lines in Ukraine

Nyzhnyk voluntarily joined the National Guard in 2016, and he represents its sports club in domestic racing competitions. The club comprises 150 of the...

Former Paralympic Coach Comes ‘Full Circle’ After Losing a Leg

FRISCO, Colo. — In a different world, Jon Kreamelmeyer, 75, would have been in Canada competing in the Masters World Cup of cross-country skiing...

Brittney Griner’s Detention in Russia Is Cloaked in Silence

The detention of the W.N.B.A. star Brittney Griner in Russia on drug charges has left her supporters searching for a road map to a...

Back Slaps and Buzz Drown Out Critics at N.F.L. Combine

A week earlier, the players’ union had taken aim at the league and the combine, calling the event “antiquated” after agents for roughly half...

Russian Court Extends Brittney Griner’s Detention

A Russian court has extended the detention of the W.N.B.A. star Brittney Griner to May 19, the Russian news agency Tass reported on Thursday,...

Albert Pujols Returns to St. Louis Cardinals

JUPITER, Fla. — Adam Wainwright remembers precisely where he was on that sad December morning when the best hitter of his generation left the...