Hannah McFadden (left) and her sister, Tatyana, both of whom will compete in the Rio Paralympic. Photograph: NYT

Tatyana McFadden has been likened to several American Olympic athletes, the comparison defined by her quest for seven gold medals at the Rio Olympics.(...)

 Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge reacts after crossing the finish line to win the elite men’s race of the 2016 London Marathon,  setting a new course record and just missing out on a new world record by seven seconds. Photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images

Eliud Kipchoge ran the second fastest marathon time in history as he retained his London title in the most brilliant and emphatic style. The 31-year-o(...)

Former basketball player Yao Ming of China and actor Bill Murray at the start of the 2015 Laureus World Sports Awards show at the Shanghai Grand Theatre. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images

Novak Djokovic beat Cristiano Ronaldo and Lewis Hamilton to be named sportsman of the year at the Laureus Sports Awards in Shanghai, the first time (...)