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Korir, Jepchirchir to defend NYC Marathon titles

NEW YORK — Albert Korir, along with fellow Kenyan runner Peres Jepchirchir, is trying to defend his title at the New York City Marathon.Running...

Teen draws Bolt comparisons after showboating sprint finish

Teenager Letsile Tebogo has been compared to Usain Bolt after showing his way to the World Under-20 100m title in record time with a...

American sprint great Felix joins IOC commission

LAUSANNE, Switzerland. On Thursday, the IOC Athletes' Commission included the great American sprinter Allison Felix and an Afghan refugee cyclist.Felix is ​​the most...

Felix nixes retirement, helps 4×400 relay to final

EUGENE, Oregon. Enjoying life in retirement, Allison Felix was eating hot wings and sipping a root beer in Los Angeles when the phone...

U.S. decathlete Scantling banned for missed tests

Eugene, Oregon. American decathlon champion Garrett Scantling will not compete in the world championships this week due to a drug test ban.Scantling, who...

Semenya fails to advance in 5,000 at worlds

EUGENE, Oregon. -- Caster Semenya finished 13th and failed to advance in the women's 5000m Wednesday at the World Championships, an expected result...

Mahuchikh brings Ukraine a silver in high jump

EUGENE, Oregon. -- The second place at the World Championships was out of place for the best high jumper of Ukraine, Yaroslava Maguchy.“This...

Great Britain’s Wightman wins historic 1,500m

Britain's Jake Wightman claimed superb gold in the 1500m World Championships, beating Olympic champion and hot favorite Jakob Ingebrigtsen on the final lap on...

Gebreslase wins women’s marathon at worlds

EUGENE, Oregon. -- Ethiopia's Gotithom Gebreslase followed her Kenyan rival patiently until the very end of the race before taking the lead to...

Fraser-Pryce wins 100; WR Allen DQ’d in hurdles

EUGENE, Oregon. That mile-wide smile came a fraction of a second later. When Shelley-Anne Fraser-Pryce saw her name on the first Sunday...

Tola sets event record in marathon win at worlds

EUGENE, Oregon. - At some point, Tamirat Tola was right there with a lead bale, shoulder to shoulder and boot to boot.Then he...

Ross booted from track worlds over missed test

EUGENE, Oregon. Multiple NCAA champion Randolph Ross was ruled out of the World Championships in track and field on the eve of his...

Cuban javelin thrower defects before track worlds

EUGENE, Oregon. -- Competitor in the javelin throw, Iselena Ballar Rojas, has defected from the Cuban team for the 2022 World Championships, according...

Tokyo to host track world championships in 2025

EUGENE, Oregon. On Thursday, athletics officials awarded Tokyo the host of the 2025 World Championships, bringing runners, jumpers and throwers back to the...

Farah ‘relieved’ UK government won’t take action

Mo Farah said he was glad the Home Office would take no action against him after he revealed on Monday that he was trafficked...

Police looking into Farah trafficking revelation

LONDON -- The London Metropolitan Police Service has opened an investigation into four-time Olympic gold medalist Mo Farah's claim that he sold to UK...

Caster Semenya to compete in 5000m at World Championships

South African Olympic champion Caster Semenya has been included in the 5,000-meter run at the World Championships next week in Oregon.Semenya, who set a...

Sole decision: Star out of long jump due to shoes

MONACO -- Olympic triple jump champion Yulimar Rojas is unable to compete in the long jump at the World Championships in Oregon this month...

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