- Ennis-Hill to miss indoor season, hopes to be fit for Rio Updated: Feb-05-16 9:05 am
LONDON - Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill will miss the indoor season because of an Achilles injury.
- IAAF looking into claims of state-sanctioned doping in China Updated: Feb-05-16 7:53 am
BEIJING - The IAAF is investigating the authenticity of a two-decade-old letter published in Chinese media that suggests state-sanctioned doping in the 1990s, and casts doubt on the longstanding world records set by Wang Junxia in the women's 3,000 and 10,000 meters.
- Annual Thorpe Cup to be hosted by the University of Arkansas Updated: Feb-02-16 6:43 pm
FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas - The University of Arkansas has been chosen to host the 2016 Thorpe Cup.
- Indoor pole vault record came as no surprise for Jenn Suhr Updated: Feb-02-16 5:33 pm
BOSTON - Defending Olympic pole vault champion Jenn Suhr was injury-free, avoided the flu bug this season and the warm weather made it easier to train at her home-made facility in western New York.
- 3 officials file appeals against life bans in IAAF case Updated: Feb-01-16 9:17 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Three athletics officials banned for life by the IAAF for bribery and extortion to cover up a Russian doping case have appealed to sport's highest court.
- 4 African champions among 8 Nigerians banned for doping Updated: Feb-01-16 8:11 am
ABUJA, Nigeria - Nigeria has banned eight athletes for doping, four of them gold-medal winners and one a silver medalist at the All Africa Games last year.
- Olympic gold medalist moves from USOC to Laureus Updated: Jan-28-16 9:08 am
NEW YORK - Olympic gold medalist Benita Fitzgerald Mosley is leaving her post at the U.S. Olympic Committee to take a CEO position at Laureus USA.
- Former Los Angeles Marathon winner gets 2-year doping ban Updated: Jan-27-16 1:21 pm
MONACO - The winner of women's race at the 2013 Los Angeles Marathon has received a two-year doping ban.
- U. of Iowa settles male track coach discrimination lawsuit Updated: Jan-27-16 11:08 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - The University of Iowa confirmed Wednesday it will pay nearly $200,000 to a male track coach and his attorneys to settle a gender discrimination lawsuit alleging the man was passed over for a job because administrators wanted a woman.
- Bloodhound finishes in Top 10 in half-marathon Updated: Jan-27-16 8:57 am
ATHENS, Alabama - The top female finisher at the Trackless Train Trek half-marathon in Elkmont was the smallest, lightest runner in the entire race, but she did have one major advantage.
- Russian runner stripped of European silver medal for doping Updated: Jan-25-16 11:47 am
MOSCOW - Irina Maracheva was stripped of her 800-meter silver medal from the 2012 European Championships in one of four doping cases announced Monday involving female Russian athletes.
- IOC relaxes guidelines on transgender athletes Updated: Jan-24-16 2:45 pm
LONDON - Transgender athletes should be allowed to compete in the Olympics and other international events without undergoing sex reassignment surgery, according to new guidelines adopted by the IOC.
- Banned from global track, Russians compete at small meets Updated: Jan-22-16 5:38 pm
MOSCOW - Just five months ago, Maria Kuchina won the world high jump title in front of tens of thousands of fans in Beijing. On Friday, she competed at a low-key meet with a few dozen athletes and fewer spectators.
- Ethiopian runners sweep top spots at Dubai Marathon Updated: Jan-22-16 3:01 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Ethiopian runners have swept the top spots of the Dubai Marathon.
- Louisiana Marathon disqualifies 1st woman to finish race Updated: Jan-18-16 12:31 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The first woman to finish the Louisiana Marathon was disqualified for getting "nutrients and liquids" along the Baton Rouge course from somebody who wasn't affiliated with the race.
- Ethiopia's Degefa, Burka rally for Houston Marathon wins Updated: Jan-17-16 12:22 pm
HOUSTON - Through the first half of the men's and women's Houston Marathon, it looked like the Ethiopians' grip on the race could be coming to an end.
- Scheduling change allows Felix to go for double in Rio Updated: Jan-16-16 8:25 pm
It won't be the first time Allyson Felix will like what the clock says at the Olympics.
- Russia says accusations of Putin's role in doping 'baffling' Updated: Jan-15-16 10:40 am
MOSCOW - The head of the Russian Olympic Committee said it was "baffling" to think that Vladimir Putin may have been consulted on doping by Russian athletes.
- Tygart puzzled by refusal to declare IAAF noncompliant Updated: Jan-14-16 5:47 pm
DENVER - The head of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency is baffled over how a report about the Russian track scandal could stop short of declaring track's governing body noncompliant with the world's anti-doping code.
- The Latest: Olympic committee to work closely with IAAF Updated: Jan-14-16 12:31 pm
MUNICH - The Latest from the IAAF investigation (all times local):
- Ready, set, as runners prep for Sunday's Houston Marathon Updated: Jan-14-16 12:23 pm
HOUSTON - If you asked Alan McClelland about marathon running a few years ago, he'd tell you it was for crazy people.
- UK Athletics: Reset world records amid doping crisis Updated: Jan-11-16 10:21 am
All world records in track and field should be reset and lifetime bans should be imposed on serious drug cheats to clean up the sport amid its global doping crisis, the governing body of British athletics said Monday.
- LA Olympics women's discus gold medal winner admits doping Updated: Jan-08-16 2:26 pm
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Dutch discus thrower Ria Stalman, who retired after winning gold at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, has admitted using anabolic steroids during the final years of her career.