- Coe meets with Russian athletics chief to discuss doping ban Updated: Feb-14-16 11:54 am
MOSCOW - IAAF President Sebastian Coe has met with the new head of the Russian athletics federation, which was banned from world track and field in November over doping.
- Rupp, Cragg win marathon trial, earn spot on US Olympic Team Updated: Feb-13-16 5:59 pm
LOS ANGELES - Galen Rupp's dominating victory Saturday in hot conditions in the U.S. Olympic marathon trials raised the possibility of an unprecedented Olympic double.
- Kenya anti-doping agency to investigate bribery claims Updated: Feb-13-16 4:56 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - Kenya's new anti-doping agency said it had launched an investigation Saturday following a report by The Associated Press where two athletes who failed drug tests at last year's world championships alleged a senior official asked them for bribes in exchange for more lenient punishments.
- Ole Miss volleyball player Laporte killed in car wreck Updated: Feb-12-16 6:39 pm
OXFORD, Mississippi - University of Mississippi volleyball player Ty Laporte was killed Thursday night in a two-car crash a few miles south of the Tennessee state line.
- Ole Miss volleyball player Laporte killed in car accident Updated: Feb-12-16 4:33 pm
OXFORD, Mississippi - University of Mississippi volleyball player Ty Laporte has been killed in a two-car accident a few miles south of the Tennessee state line.
- Upper Midwest runner set for US Olympic marathon trials Updated: Feb-12-16 12:29 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Heidi Greenwood is ready to run in the U.S. Olympic marathon trials Saturday in Los Angeles, but after two years of intense training for the biggest race in her life, there's one thing missing.
- Kenya under investigation for breaching anti-doping code Updated: Feb-11-16 6:17 pm
Kenya is being investigated for breaching the world anti-doping code, WADA said Thursday, and could be declared non-compliant in a matter of weeks.
- Agencies push back on proposal to double lodging tax Updated: Feb-11-16 2:56 pm
SALEM, Oregon - Portland government agencies are pushing against a proposal to double Oregon's lodging tax in preparation for the 2021 world track and field championships in Eugene.
- British agency to run Russian drug-testing during suspension Updated: Feb-10-16 6:40 am
MONTREAL - The World Anti-Doping Agency says a deal has been signed for British officials to take temporary charge of drug-testing in Russia.
- AP Source: Ole Miss football cited in 13 of 28 violations Updated: Feb-09-16 7:38 pm
Mississippi's football program was cited by the NCAA in nearly half of the 28 rules violations levied against the school in the Notice of Allegations the university recently received, said a person with knowledge of the investigation.
- Love run: Los Angeles Marathon offers weddings for runners Updated: Feb-09-16 2:28 pm
LOS ANGELES - Love will be in the air at this weekend's Los Angeles Marathon.
- Top organizer is 3rd London 2017 worlds official to resign Updated: Feb-09-16 11:16 am
LONDON - The chief organizer of the 2017 world track and field championships resigned Tuesday, the third member of the local organizing committee to quit in the past week.
- John Disley, a co-founder of London Marathon, dies at 87 Updated: Feb-08-16 1:50 pm
LONDON - John Disley, a former Olympic bronze medalist in the steeplechase and one of the founders of the London marathon, has died. He was 87.
- Spain's Sports Council strips Dominguez of athlete status Updated: Feb-08-16 8:20 am
MADRID - Spain's Sports Council has stripped runner Marta Dominguez of her status as a Spanish athlete after the Court of Arbitration for Sport banned her for three years for blood doping and removed her 2009 world steeplechase title.
- Drew Hunter breaks indoor high school mile record Updated: Feb-06-16 7:54 pm
NEW YORK - Drew Hunter broke Alan Webb's high school record in the indoor mile running a 3:58.25 at the Armory Track Invitational on Saturday.
- Va. Tech track director speaks amid charges against runner Updated: Feb-06-16 4:02 pm
BLACKSBURG, Virginia - The director of track and field at Virginia Tech says it's been a "tough week" for his team amid allegations that a freshman distance runner fatally stabbed a 13-year-old girl.
- Injury stops comeback of pole vault record-holder Isinbayeva Updated: Feb-06-16 12:02 pm
MOSCOW - Pole vault world record-holder Yelena Isinbayeva has been forced to delay her comeback after injuring her Achilles tendon at her first competition.
- 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.
- Prosecutor: Girl texted with college man before stabbing Updated: Feb-04-16 7:30 pm
BLACKSBURG, Virginia - Two Virginia Tech students carefully planned the kidnapping and killing of a 13-year-old girl, arranging a pre-dawn rendezvous online after buying cleaning supplies and a shovel at separate Wal-Mart stores, a prosecutor alleged Thursday.
- Boston Marathon organizer buys building near start line Updated: Feb-04-16 1:18 pm
HOPKINTON, Massachusetts - The Boston Athletic Association has bought an office building in Hopkinton just yards from the Boston Marathon starting line.
- Schroeder captures 4th Beargrease title Updated: Feb-03-16 11:36 am
DULUTH, Minnesota - Nathan Schroeder has captured his fourth John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon title with a pre-dawn surge over the finish line near Duluth Wednesday.
- 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.