athlete

  • The weight loss trend that cost a teenage athlete her life

    "We had no signs. She was healthy a week before. She was healthy five days before that happened."

  • Serena Williams's maternity fashion was always on point for this cool reason

    Yahoo Style spoke exclusively with Serena Williams's stylist, Kesha McLeod, who has worked with the athlete for more than eight years now.

  • Floyd Mayweather isn't the only person with a 6-figure one-of-a-kind watch

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. is still gearing up for “The Money Fight” against UFC champ Conor McGregor, but the undefeated boxer may already feel like a winner. Although the fight isn’t until Saturday night, Mayweather is already carrying one million dollars on his wrist, in the form of a watch made for him by Swiss luxury watch brand Hublot. The second-time partner of Mayweather previously gifted him a watch for his big fight against Manny Pacquiao, but are claiming that his new timepiece is like nothing you’ve seen before.

  • Billabong responds to woman who calls the brand's imagery sexist

    Billabong's photos featured what's been called a male "subject" surfing waves and a female "object" posed seductively in a bikini.

  • Athlete who lost his legs after birth sends hilarious message of love to his girlfriend

    Athlete and double amputee Hunter Woodhall posted a photo of himself and girlfriend Tara Davis on the beach, where he used humor to show how much he loves her.

  • Burn Survivor and ‘Ironwoman’ Turia Pitt Is the Cover Star of Runner’s World Magazine

    The November issue of Runner’s World, Australia and New Zealand edition, features the powerful form of Ironwoman, humanitarian, and burn survivor Turia Pitt.

  • Serena Williams is the First Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year to Go Pantless

    This morning, Sports Illustrated announced its Sportsperson of the Year to be Serena Williams, a clear choice considering she won 53 of 56 matches and three of four Grand Slam events this year. But the cover decision, photographed by Yo Tsai, is also monumental: Williams is the first and only Sportsperson of the Year to be slathered in baby oil and photographed without pants. ...

  • ‘Spectre’ Stuntman: ‘It’s the Little Stunts that Hurt the Most’

    In the new James Bond film, released in the United States today, you can spot Hanton in the chase sequence in Austria, where he is a passenger in the car, speeding down a dangerously snowy road. In Quantum of Solace, Hanton served as Daniel Craig’s James Bond stunt double did a balcony jump from three stories up in Panama without safety wires or cables. Hanton has won three SAG awards for his work in Skyfall, Inception, and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows, and holds a 2009 Guinness World Record for the most targets hit with a back somersault throw in one hour.

  • #CoverTheAthlete: Male Athletes Are Never Asked to Twirl

    Serena Williams. (Photo: Getty Images) Along the same lines of the #AskHerMore campaign, in which actresses are asking red carpet commentators to go beyond the outfit, there is a new burgeoning campaign for professional athletes called #CoverTheAthlete. Jessica Schnurr and Hannah Smit, two creative consultants at branding agency John St., made a video in which professional male athletes look flabbergasted or dumbstruck when they get asked the exact same questions that female professional athletes have asked.  “These are not the actual responses of the athletes featured in these clips.

  • Billie Jean King: Tennis Gave Me a Platform for Social Change

    Billie Jean’s list of pioneering accomplishments is long. Billie Jean might be most famous for crushing former Wimbledon champion Bobby Riggs in the “Battle of the Sexes.” The experience is being captured in two upcoming movies, one with Paul Giamatti and Elizabeth Banks and another with Steve Carell and Emma Stone. Before their showdown, the then 55-year-old Riggs was very vocal about his opinion that women could never beat men at tennis and Billie Jean made it her mission to prove him wrong.

  • At 6′3″ Volleyball Star Kerri Walsh Jennings Would Love to Be Even Taller

    Three-time Olympic medalist in volleyball, 36-year-old Kerri Walsh Jennings is known for being an ultra fierce competitor. A mom of three kids under the age of five, Walsh Jennings is one of the biggest names in the sport. For Walsh Jennings that fierce drive and desire to win was something she’s always had.