Naser, 400M champ, avoids ban on technicality
Salwa Eid Naser, the women's 400-meter world champion, avoided a ban on a doping rule violation due to a technicality, the Athletics Integrity Unit announced Tuesday.
Cheptegei, Gidey set long distance world records
World champion Joshua Cheptegei broke the world record in the men's 10,000 meters on Wednesday, shortly after Ethiopia's Letesenbet Gidey had set a new mark in the women's 5,000 at a specially held track meet in Valencia.
SCOTUS asked to hear Marathon bomber case
The U.S. Justice Department asked the Supreme Court on Tuesday to review the case of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, whose death sentence was thrown out over concerns with the jury selection process.
Azimeraw (coronavirus) out of London Marathon
Ethiopian runner Degitu Azimeraw, who won the 2019 Amsterdam Marathon, tested positive for COVID-19, forcing her withdrawal from this Sunday's London Marathon.
Russia given 5 months to fix anti-doping plan
Russia has been given five more months to fix a "seriously deficient" plan to combat doping in track and field.
How to watch ESPN's 'The Life and Trials of Oscar Pistorius'
The South African Paralympic sprinter was an international hero who inspired millions. Then, suddenly, he was at the center of a murder investigation.
Pole vaulter breaks 26-year-old outdoor record
Swedish pole vaulter Armand Duplantis broke Sergey Bubka's 26-year-old outdoor world record on Thursday.
Asian Games champion Chani banned for doping
Bahrain distance runner Hassan Chani was banned for four years for blood doping and stripped of his 2018 Asian Games gold medal, the Athletics Integrity Unit said Thursday.
Suit: Teen was lured to UCLA, molested by coach
Conrad Mainwaring was the subject of a yearlong ESPN investigation that has now located 52 accusers who say the track coach molested them over the past four decades.
Diack sentenced to 2 years in prison for scheme
Former IAAF president Lamine Diack was sentenced Wednesday to two years in prison for his role in a scheme that allowed Russian athletes who paid hush money to keep competing when they should have been suspended for doping.
AFI requests COVID-19 vaccine priority for Indian Olympians
"We need to make sure once the vaccine comes out, they (Olympic-bound athletes) should be amongst the first batches to get it," the AFI president said.
Van Niekerk wins on return to track in Europe
Van Niekerk beat Jochem Dobber of the Netherlands and Poland's Karol Zalewski in a low-key return after recovering from a debilitating knee injury and COVID-19.
Diack's son claims conspiracy as verdict nears
The son of the former head of world athletics denounced the corruption and money laundering charges against himself and his father on Monday and called their trial in France a "conspiracy" by the "Anglo-Saxons."
Warholm wins 400 hurdles at Golden Spike meet
Two-time world champion Karsten Warholm of Norway easily won the men's 400 meter hurdles at the Golden Spike meet on Tuesday, although he was disappointed with his time of 47.62 seconds.
Semenya loses appeal over testosterone rules
Caster Semenya's appeal of track and field's rules to limit female runners' naturally high testosterone levels was dismissed by Switzerland's supreme court on Tuesday.
Kenya's Jepchirchir breaks half-marathon record
Kenya's Peres Jepchirchir easily broke the world record in the half-marathon, clocking 1 hour, 5 minutes and 34 seconds in the women's-only race Saturday morning.
Farah, Hassan set world records in 1-hour race
Mo Farah and Sifan Hassan broke world records in the rarely run one-hour race Friday, with Farah covering 21.33 kilometers (13.254 miles) and Hassan running 18.930 kilometers (11.763 miles).
Kristina Knott breaks Lydia de Vega's 33-year-old 100m record
Filipino-American sprinter Kristina Knott eclipsed Lydia de Vega's national record in the women's 100-meter dash at the 2020 Drake Blue Oval Showcase in Iowa on Sunday.
Uganda's Cheptegei sets men's 5K world record
Joshua Cheptegei of Uganda broke a 16-year-old world record in winning the men's 5,000 meters in 12 minutes, 35.36 seconds Friday.
Russia pays $6.3 million fine to World Athletics
Russia paid $6.3 million to World Athletics on Wednesday to escape expulsion from track and field's world governing body.
Paris Marathon canceled due to travel issues
After organizers were unable to find a new date because of ongoing travel restrictions, the Paris Marathon, which had been postponed until October due to the pandemic, was canceled.
Boston bomber has death sentence overturned
A federal appeals court on Friday overturned the death sentence of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the man convicted in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.
Russia given August deadline to pay testing fine
World Athletics gave Russia an Aug. 15 deadline to pay a $5 million fine for falsifying documents to avoid drug testing.
Former track star Ryun given Medal of Freedom
President Donald Trump on Friday presented the nation's highest civilian honor to Jim Ryun, a former Republican congressman and the first U.S. high schooler to break the 4-minute barrier in running the mile.
Silver medalist runner Ben Jipcho dies at age 77
Ben Jipcho, a Kenyan runner who sacrificed his hopes of winning a medal at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics to help teammate Kip Keino beat American rival Jim Ryun in the 1,500 meters, died Friday. He was 77.
John Brewin reviews the eight matches that ultimately doomed Louis van Gaal's tenure as manager at Manchester United.
South African fast bowler Kyle Abbott brags about his angling skills, and confesses to bullying Australians in the Kings XI dressing room
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