“The Nike Zoom Vaporfly Elite shoes were custom crafted for each athlete. The shoes feature Nike ZoomX foam for responsive cushioning and a full-length carbon fibre plate to increase stiffness and provide a propulsion sensation."
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver: "The NBA will not put itself in a position of regulating what players, employees and team owners say or will not say on these issues. We simply could not operate that way."
Amnesty International: “Anything short of a full reversal of the ban on women accessing all football stadiums is an insult to Sahar Khodayai’s memory and an affront to the rights of all the women of Iran who have been courageously campaigning for the ban to be lifted."
"My goal is to 100% get to Formula 1. I know I can do it. It is just about putting everything together in the right moment," Tatiana Calderón said.
Sarah Thomas drank the equivalent of eating 46.4kg of potatoes, or 21.6kg of pasta, over the course of her swim over 54 hours.
"I went to the hospital, had a few stitches, went home and had an early night," Fury said. "Then I've got up, gone to the casino, won five grand, had a few beers and now I'm going to have a few more beers."
“She was the most amazing spirit that I have ever or will ever know,” North American Eagle racing team-mate Terry Madden wrote on Instagram. He was the first to reach her body.
“I’m walking now and hope to resume practice in the next few weeks. I look forward to travelling and playing in Japan in October,” Tiger Woods said on his Twitter feed.
Nick Kyrgios' victory at the ATP Tour 500 Citi Open will see him seeded at the US Open, which begins on August 26.
In one of the biggest shocks of the FINA World Swimming Championships, Sweden's Sarah Sjöström was beaten in the 100m freestyle. However, that paled when the three medalists took to the medal podium.