Global Sports: Russians Compete at World Championships, but Not for Their Country

Maria Lasitskene, the gold medalist in the women’s high jump, and Darya Klishina, who won silver in the long jump, were among those participating as “authorized neutral athletes.”

Maria Lasitskene, the gold medalist in the women’s high jump, and Darya Klishina, who won silver in the long jump, were among those participating as “authorized neutral athletes.”

Briefing: Chelsea Is Stunned in Its Premier League Opener

Playing with a depleted roster, Chelsea, last season’s league champion, fell behind by three goals and could not complete a comeback against Burnley.

Playing with a depleted roster, Chelsea, last season’s league champion, fell behind by three goals and could not complete a comeback against Burnley.

Briefing: Arsenal Tops Leicester City in Premier League Opener

Alexandre Lacazette scored a second-minute goal as Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger recorded just his second season-opening victory in eight years.

Alexandre Lacazette scored a second-minute goal as Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger recorded just his second season-opening victory in eight years.

Two Track Luminaries Watch as Their Records Remain Untouched

The seventh day of the world track and field championships had plenty of victories and surprises, but there was no besting the achievements of former stars.

The seventh day of the world track and field championships had plenty of victories and surprises, but there was no besting the achievements of former stars.

Global Sports: Keni Harrison, a World-Record Holder, May Finally Win a Title

Harrison holds the record for 100-meter hurdles but has yet to win a medal of any color in a major global championship. Now, the recovery after a stunning defeat put her in her best form.

Harrison holds the record for 100-meter hurdles but has yet to win a medal of any color in a major global championship. Now, the recovery after a stunning defeat put her in her best form.

Wayde van Niekerk Eases to Gold Medal in 400 at World Championships

Van Niekerk still made it across the finish line in under 44 seconds despite cruising near the end as he won his second world title in the event.

Van Niekerk still made it across the finish line in under 44 seconds despite cruising near the end as he won his second world title in the event.

How Am I Doing? At Worlds, Video Screens Offer Athletes Real-Time Help

A peek at the giant video boards at London Stadium can give runners, and even throwers, intelligence that can be the difference between winning and losing.

A peek at the giant video boards at London Stadium can give runners, and even throwers, intelligence that can be the difference between winning and losing.