- Coe faces difficult questions at IAAF meeting Updated: Nov-25-15 12:40 pm
MONACO - Sebastian Coe's first few months as president of track and field's governing body could hardly have been any rougher.
- Olympic marathoner Shmyrko banned for doping in Ukraine Updated: Nov-25-15 9:56 am
MOSCOW - Ukrainian marathon runner Tetyana Shmyrko has been banned for four years for a doping offense.
- UK public body provided $95,000 for Coe's IAAF campaign PR Updated: Nov-25-15 8:58 am
LONDON - British taxpayers funded part of Sebastian Coe's IAAF presidential campaign.
- Boston Marathon bombing survivors brace for movies on attack Updated: Nov-25-15 12:58 am
BOSTON - Less than three years after bombs killed three people and wounded more than 260 others at the Boston Marathon, two movies, a play and an HBO documentary are in the works, causing decidedly mixed feelings among some of those most touched by the tragedy.
- Coe defensive for Eugene getting 2021 worlds without bid Updated: Nov-24-15 6:38 pm
LONDON - IAAF President Sebastian Coe is on the defensive over his role in Eugene receiving the 2021 world athletics championships without a bidding process, insisting on Tuesday that a leaked email does not show he lobbied for the small Oregon city.
- Iowa St runners recall day of triumph, tragedy 30 years ago Updated: Nov-24-15 2:28 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - It's been 30 years since the plane crash and Jill Slettedahl-Winter still aches at the memory.
- CAS to judge bans for 6 Russian athletes caught doping Updated: Nov-24-15 9:25 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The Russian anti-doping system will go on trial at the Court of Arbitration for Sport next week with two Olympic medals at stake.
- Protesters occupy headquarters of Kenya athletics federation Updated: Nov-23-15 12:54 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - A group of Kenyan athletes occupied the headquarters of the national track and field federation on Monday, demanding the removal of its top officials in a protest against doping and corruption.
- Deneke leads thousands to win Philadelphia Marathon Updated: Nov-22-15 8:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Teklu Deneke led thousands of runners to the finish line in this year's Philadelphia Marathon.
- Oregon's Cheserek, Notre Dame's Seidel win in cross country Updated: Nov-21-15 9:18 pm
LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Oregon's Edward Cheserek won the NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships on Saturday, and Notre Dame's Molly Seidel took the women's title.
- Dawalan wins Marion duPont Scott Steeplechase Updated: Nov-21-15 6:09 pm
CAMDEN, South Carolina - Irv Naylor's Dawalan drew away to a 5 1/4-length victory Saturday in the 46th running of the $100,000 Marion duPont Scott Steeplechase at the Springdale Race Course.
- Amish man runs marathon in traditional slacks and suspenders Updated: Nov-21-15 8:18 am
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - An Amish man turned heads as he whizzed by fellow runners at a recent marathon - not because of his speed but because of his unusual racing attire.
- Detective whose story is featured in McFarland USA arrested Updated: Nov-20-15 4:56 pm
FRESNO, California - A California police detective who was a member of the championship 1987 track team depicted in the movie McFarland USA has been charged with tipping off a drug dealer in return for more than $15,000 in bribes over three years, federal authorities announced Friday in Bakersfield.
- IOC president proposes overhaul of WADA doping operations Updated: Nov-20-15 4:27 pm
PRAGUE - IOC President Thomas Bach proposed an overhaul of the World Anti-Doping Agency's operations Friday, including the creation of independent testing and professional intelligence-gathering units to avoid the kind of scandals that have embroiled Russia and track and field.
- Airline loses marathon bombing survivor's prosthetic leg Updated: Nov-20-15 12:23 pm
BOSTON - A professional dancer who was injured in the Boston Marathon bombing says American Airlines lost her luggage, which included her prosthetic leg.
- BHSU to compete at NCAAs in late teammate's memory Updated: Nov-20-15 11:03 am
SPEARFISH, South Dakota - In spirit, the late Gage McSpadden will be running with his Black Hills State University cross country teammates at the NCAA Division II Championships on Saturday in Joplin, Missouri.
- 2019 Euro Games host decision delayed due to Russian doping Updated: Nov-20-15 9:37 am
PRAGUE - The European Olympic Committees say a decision about the host of the 2019 European Games will be delayed due to the Russian doping scandal.
- Roads begin to close for Philadelphia Marathon Updated: Nov-20-15 6:45 am
PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia motorists are facing detours as the city prepares for Sunday's marathon.
- Russia says 3 athletes found breaking suspension Updated: Nov-20-15 4:06 am
MOSCOW - Russia's athletics federation says three athletes have been found in breach of its suspension from international track and field.
- Mal Whitfield, Olympian who served in Foreign Service, dies Updated: Nov-19-15 5:30 pm
Mal Whitfield, a Tuskegee airman who won Olympic track and field titles in the 800 meters in 1948 and 1952 and served for decades as a sports affairs officer for the U.S. Information Agency, died Thursday. He was 91.
- Spanish runner Marta Dominguez banned 3 years by CAS Updated: Nov-19-15 1:11 pm
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Spanish runner Marta Dominguez was banned for three years Thursday and stripped of her 2009 world steeplechase title for blood doping.
- Russia set to miss world indoors as IAAF sets report date Updated: Nov-19-15 11:30 am
The IAAF inspection team monitoring Russia's anti-doping reforms will report back in late March, meaning the national track team is set to miss the world indoor championships in the United States.
- Sprint: New subscribers will get half off competitors' rates Updated: Nov-18-15 7:32 pm
OVERLAND PARK, Kansas - Wireless provider Sprint said Wednesday that new subscribers who switch to its service will pay half what its competitors are charging.
- Edwin Moses: Russian track team should be banned from Rio Updated: Nov-18-15 12:33 pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - Olympic champion Edwin Moses argued that the only fair penalty for the Russian track team is to ban it from next year's Olympics.
- Russia sets up taskforce to wipe out doping 'infection' Updated: Nov-18-15 10:16 am
MOSCOW - Russia has set up a taskforce to wipe out the "infection" of doping in track and field as the country faces being banned from next year's Olympic competition.