Track And Field

Turmoil at top of Olympic sports bodies 1 year after Rio

Jul 26, 2017

The Olympic family of sports is in a period of turmoil one year after a troubled Rio de Janeiro Games

Ex-Olympic champ Pearson back for Australia at worlds

Jul 25, 2017

Sally Pearson has been confirmed in Australia's 48-strong team for the world championships in London next month, returning to the track where she won the Olympic gold medal for the 100-meter hurdles in 2012

Russia enters 19 for athletics worlds despite doping ban

Jul 24, 2017

Russia plans to send 19 athletes to the track and field world championships in London next week

Russia enters 19 for athletics worlds despite doping ban

Jul 24, 2017

Russia plans to send 19 athletes to next month's track and field world championships in London despite its suspension from international competition over widespread doping

Kim wins Marathon Classic; 2nd 2-time LPGA winner this year

Jul 24, 2017

In-Kyung Kim rallied to win the Marathon Classic to become the second two-time winner this season on the LPGA Tour

Step by halting step, Nieto walks down aisle with his wife

Jul 22, 2017

Step by halting step, former Olympic high jumper Jamie Nieto made good on his vow to walk wife Shevon down the aisle after their wedding and out the door to a waiting limousine

18-year-old Nelly Korda takes Marathon Classic lead

Jul 22, 2017

Nelly Korda birdied the final two holes for a 5-under 66 and a two-stroke lead in the Marathon Classic

IAAF clears 8 more Russian athletes to compete, declines 53

Jul 20, 2017

The IAAF says its doping panel has cleared eight more Russian track and field athletes to compete internationally as neutrals, and refused 53 other applications

IAAF provisionally suspends Fredericks in payment probe

Jul 17, 2017

Track and field's governing body, the IAAF, has provisionally suspended its Council member Frank Fredericks while he is investigated for alleged corruption suspected of being linked to the 2016 Olympics hosting vote

Wayde van Niekerk sets world-leading 400-meter time of 43.62

Jul 6, 2017

Olympic 400-meter champion Wayde van Niekerk ran a world-leading time of 43.62 seconds on Thursday in his first major race at his favored distance since the Rio de Janeiro Games