Nike to investigate runner's claims of abuse
Nike is investigating allegations by former middle-distance runner Mary Cain that she suffered physical and mental abuse as a member of the Nike Oregon Project.
Tokyo upset as '20 marathon moved to Sapporo
The IOC has decided to move the 2020 Olympic marathon from Tokyo to Sapporo, a decision Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike called "a painful decision, not an agreement," according to a Japanese news report.
Concerns over shoe tech grow after recent feats
Some people in the track and field world are calling for the IAAF to regulate running shoes with the emergence of shoes with spring-like mechanisms.
Nike shuts down Oregon Project after Salazar ban
Nike Inc. shut down its Nike Oregon Project training group Thursday after the recent ban of founder and coach Alberto Salazar.
U.S. men collect gold, women bronze in 4x100
Americans took home gold in the 4x100-meter relay and men's shot put, while the women's 4x100 team settled for bronze at the world championships.
Former U.S. track coach Williams injured in crash
The family of former U.S. national team track and field coach George Williams says he is expected to fully recover after he was injured in a car accident. The crash came while Williams was in Qatar for the world championships.
American sets WR in 400-meter hurdles at worlds
American Dalilah Muhammad bested her own world record in the women's 400-meter hurdles, clocking 52.16 seconds to win the gold at the world championships.
Fastest since '85, Naser wins 400 at worlds
Salwa Eid Naser stormed past Shaunae Miller-Uibo to win the women's 400 meters at the world track championships Thursday. Competing for Bahrain, Naser's time was the fastest since Marita Koch set the world record at 47.60 seconds in 1985.
Noah Lyles sprinting past opponents and childhood hurdles, wins 200 meters at the IAAF World Championships
Bullies, attention deficit disorder and chronic asthma are in Noah Lyles' shadow as he runs toward the Olympics and, even, a possible world record.
Track coach Salazar gets 4-year doping ban
Track coach Alberto Salazar, who trained four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah and a number of other top runners, has been given a four-year ban by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.
Gebrselassie: Qatar heat dangerous for runners
Former marathon world-record holder Haile Gebrselassie told The Associated Press that it was a mistake to hold the track and field world championships in Qatar and that marathon runners could have died from the heat.
Bekele wins Berlin Marathon but misses WR
Former Olympic and world champion Kenenisa Bekele staged a thrilling comeback to win the Berlin marathon on Sunday, dramatically missing the world record by two seconds as he recorded the second-fastest time in history.
Coleman wins 100 at worlds after dodging ban
Christian Coleman has won the world championship gold medal in the men's 100 meters, three weeks after avoiding a ban for missed drug tests. In other results, DeAnna Price became the first U.S. woman to win worlds gold in hammer throw.
Felix on equality: 'Pivotal time' in women's sports
Allyson Felix, who had a baby girl in November and will compete on the U.S. women's relay team next week in Qatar, pointed to the abundance of top women's athletes speaking out as a reason why "we're seeing changes happen."
Brazilian discus thrower tests positive for doping
Brazil's Andressa de Morais. who won the silver at the Pan American Games and gold at the South American Games, has tested positive for an anabolic steroid-like substance.
Warholm just shy of world record in 400 hurdles
Karsten Warholm ran the second-fastest time in history to win the men's 400-meter hurdles in 46.92 seconds at the Diamond League finals on Thursday.
Russian race walker gets 8-year doping ban
Russian race walker Sergei Bakulin, who returned to competition from his first doping ban in 2016 and won the Russian 50K title last year, has been banned again.
Pan Am medalists who protested get probation
The CEO of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee sent letters of reprimand to hammer thrower Gwen Berry and fencer Race Imboden for protesting on the medals stand last week at the Pan American Games.
Shot putter Storl out of worlds with back injury
Two-time world shot put champion David Storl says he will miss the track world championships with a back injury.
Fraser-Pryce breaks Pan Am mark in 200 meters
Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce broke American Evelyn Ashford's Pan American Games record in the 200 meters, clocking 22.43 seconds to take down a tournament mark that had stood since 1979.
Rodgers wins gold in 100m at Pan Am Games
American sprinter Mike Rodgers won the men's 100-meter final Wednesday with a time of 10.09 at the Pan American Games.
Ibarguen (foot) won't defend triple at Pan Ams
The coach for Caterine Ibarguen said the star jumper is dealing with plantar fasciitis in her right foot.
44 years. 41 Allegations. How the past caught up to a former Olympian.
A 13-month reporting effort by Outside the Lines uncovered 41 allegations of molestation against Conrad Mainwaring, a 1976 Olympian and former coach for a two-time gold medalist.
Swiss court blocks Semenya from 800 at worlds
A Swiss court on Tuesday reversed its earlier ruling, meaning Caster Semenya is unlikely to run the 800 at the world championships in Doha, Qatar, next month.
Felix finishes 6th in 400, misses on world spot
Allyson Felix finished sixth in the 400-meter final at the U.S. championships and missed out on qualifying in an individual event for worlds for the first time as a professional.
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