1. Jeanne Ashworth, Pioneering Speedskating Olympian, Dies at 80 Sports, October 12

    After learning to skate on a small pond in Massachusetts, she went on to become the first U.S. woman to win a speedskating medal in the Winter Olympics.

  2. U.S.A. Gymnastics Hires Ex-Congresswoman as Interim Leader Sports, October 12

    Mary Bono, a representative for 15 years, will fill in while the organization seeks a permanent successor to Kerry Perry who had resigned under pressure.

  3. In London, Olympic Park’s Legacy Is Sustainability Business, October 9

    London’s ability to draw businesses to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park six years after the Summer Games has attracted the attention of other host cities.

  4. Gwen Jorgensen Tries to Solve the Marathon Sports, October 5

    The world’s top female triathlete was sick of swimming every day. Now she wants to win a marathon gold medal in Tokyo. A husband who takes care of the baby should help.

  5. What U.S. Prosecutors Say 7 Russian Spies Did to Attack Antidoping Efforts Sports, October 4

    Fuller details of the Russian government’s cyberattacks on various sports and antidoping organizations.

  6. 50 Years After a Student Massacre, Mexico Reflects on Democracy Foreign, October 1

    Many Mexicans cite the 1968 massacre at Tlatelolco as the beginning of their country’s transition to democracy. What has changed since then — and what hasn’t?

  7. Vote to Reinstate Russia Exposes Rifts in Antidoping Community Sports, September 27

    When World Anti-Doping Agency voted last week to take Russia off the list of noncompliant countries, it expected a backlash, but probably nothing like this.