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  • Ennis-Hill hoping for ruling on disputed 2011 world title 
    Updated: Aug-24-15 9:59 am

    BEIJING - Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill surprised even herself by winning the heptathlon gold at the world championships only a year after giving birth to her son.

  • Diack hopes competition will return focus to athletes 
    Updated: Aug-20-15 8:20 am

    BEIJING - When the likes of Usain Bolt are openly expressing concern about the focus on doping ahead of the world championships, it signals a serious problem for the head of the international track and field federation.

  • Coe beats Bubka for top job in international track and field story has photos
    Updated: Aug-19-15 2:47 pm

    BEIJING - After a final promise to the international track and field community that he'd always be in its corner, Sebastian Coe won the election to replace Lamine Diack as IAAF president and took up the immediate challenge of restoring the image of a sport grappling with a doping controversy.

  • Diack defends IAAF integrity on doping on his watch 
    Updated: Aug-19-15 6:18 am

    BEIJING - Lamine Diack opened his last congress as IAAF president with a staunch defense of the integrity of the international track and field federation under his watch, saying his sport had been at the forefront of the anti-doping campaign and was actively dealing with the latest controversies.

  • The big challenge to come after election for Coe or Bubka story has photos
    Updated: Aug-18-15 9:32 am

    BEIJING - After months campaigning, Sebastian Coe and Sergei Bubka face an election Wednesday knowing that the new IAAF president will need to go straight to work to convince the public that track and field's governing body can properly tackle the scourge of doping.

  • Bolt back at Bird's Nest for world championships 
    Updated: Aug-14-15 11:24 am

    They burst onto the sports scene together, seven summers ago.

  • Coe pushes proposal for independent anti-doping body story has photos
    Updated: Aug-12-15 12:51 pm

    LONDON - Creating an independent anti-doping agency in athletics would help combat allegations that the governing body is not doing enough to weed out drug cheats or is complicit in the sport's doping problems, IAAF presidential candidate Sebastian Coe said Wednesday.

  • Bubka wants 'faster, more efficient' system against doping 
    Updated: Aug-05-15 9:41 pm

    LONDON - IAAF presidential candidate Sergey Bubka says athletics must improve the speed and transparency in the system it uses to identify and sanction dopers, a day after his opponent Sebastian Coe strongly defended the sport's anti-doping efforts.

  • Coe to AP: Track and field faces 'declaration of war' story has photos
    Updated: Aug-04-15 5:03 pm

    LONDON - Describing the latest doping allegations leveled against track and field as a "declaration of war," Sebastian Coe rushed to the defense of the IAAF's drug-testing system Tuesday and said it was time to "come out fighting" to protect the reputation of the sport.

  • IOC ready to act if Olympic medals affected by doping story has photos
    Updated: Aug-03-15 3:11 am

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - The IOC will take action against any Olympic athletes if they are found guilty of the latest doping allegations rocking the sport of track and field, IOC President Thomas Bach said Monday.