- The Latest: Mare Dibaba wins women's marathon at worlds Updated: Aug-29-15 10:08 pm
BEIJING - The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local):
- Richards-Ross looks to lead US to gold in 4x400 at worlds Updated: Aug-29-15 3:08 pm
BEIJING - A gold medal could make a tough trip to Beijing a little bit better for Sanya Richards-Ross.
- With American help, Chinese relay earns silver at worlds Updated: Aug-29-15 1:35 pm
BEIJING - It only took moments after Zhang Peimeng crossed the finish line for the Chinese 4x100-meter relay team's historic medal to be upgraded from bronze to silver.
- Deja vu: Vlasic, Chicherova go 2-3 again at Bird's Nest Updated: Aug-29-15 1:18 pm
BEIJING - Same stadium, same positions on the podium.
- 1 would have been enough before, now Farah has a handful Updated: Aug-29-15 1:06 pm
BEIJING - Only seven years ago, Mo Farah was daydreaming about winning a medal - just one, any color.
- China approves prisoner amnesty to mark WWII anniversary Updated: Aug-29-15 8:09 am
BEIJING - China's legislature on Saturday approved a prisoner amnesty as part of commemorations of World War II's end that could see thousands of inmates such as war veterans or juveniles released.
- Experts say tough talk on China overlooks economic realities Updated: Aug-29-15 3:17 am
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - If there was ever a week for the Republican presidential candidates to talk tough on China, this was it. Spurred by the stock market's wild ride, they lashed out at the world's most populous nation.
- Tallent takes shot at Russia after silver in 50K walk Updated: Aug-29-15 3:08 am
BEIJING - Already outspoken about doping in his sport, Australian race walker Jared Tallent took another shot at Russia after earning a silver medal in the 50-kilometer event Saturday at the world championships.
- Struggling Russia gets unexpected gold in 110-meter hurdles Updated: Aug-28-15 1:14 pm
BEIJING - Russian hurdler Sergey Shubenkov knows all about his country's doping scandals, he's just not paying any attention to it.
- Q&A about this week's market turmoil in China and beyond Updated: Aug-28-15 9:04 am
BEIJING - With the Chinese stock market turmoil that incited global panic abated - at least for now - here are some questions and answers about it, as well as lessons to learn:
- US national security adviser in China ahead of Xi's US trip Updated: Aug-28-15 8:53 am
BEIJING - The U.S. national security adviser met with President Xi Jinping on Friday amid final preparations for the Chinese leader's visit to Washington next month, with both sides expressing optimism despite their differences.
- China gets 1-2 in sporting finish to 20K walk at worlds Updated: Aug-28-15 1:29 am
BEIJING - With China's first gold of the world championships virtually assured, the only thing for teammates Liu Hong and Lu Xiuzhi to decide was who should win it.
- US group urges China to open insurance, securities markets Updated: Aug-28-15 1:01 am
BEIJING - An American business group urged China on Friday to allow more access to its insurance and other service industries, saying foreign skills could help develop its volatile stock markets and cope with disasters like the recent chemical explosion in Tianjin.
- Wlodarczyk's record win gives Poland hammer throw sweep Updated: Aug-27-15 12:42 pm
BEIJING - The more Anita Wlodarczyk has accomplished in her hammer throwing career, the more she has learned to keep her celebrations relatively restrained.
- Russia to launch Moscow-Beijing rally to rival Dakar Updated: Aug-27-15 10:42 am
MOSCOW - Russia's state-owned gas company Gazprom has thrown its weight behind a rival to the renowned Dakar Rally as Russia flexes its muscles in the world of motorsport.
- China jails 45 on terror-related charges in Xinjiang region Updated: Aug-27-15 6:46 am
BEIJING - Chinese courts in the restive, western region of Xinjiang have jailed 45 people on terrorism-related charges, including 18 convicted of organizing illegal border crossings, state-run media reported Thursday.
- Christian lawyer taken away in China region removing crosses Updated: Aug-27-15 4:46 am
BEIJING - A well-known Chinese Christian lawyer had been out of contact for almost two days after being taken away by government workers in an eastern province where local authorities are under a deadline to remove the Christian symbol, the cross, from church roofs, his colleague said Thursday.
- Kenya's historic win in javelin overshadowed by doping tests Updated: Aug-26-15 1:30 pm
BEIJING - Kenya made history at the world championships on Wednesday when javelin thrower Julius Yego won the first gold medal in a field event for a country renowned as a cradle of distance running.
- Silva casts off self-doubts to win pole vault gold at worlds Updated: Aug-26-15 1:08 pm
BEIJING - With a strange choice for background music blaring around the Bird's Nest, Yarisley Silva attempted to clear 5.01 meters in the pole vault shortly after winning her first gold medal at the world championships.
- For Pacific athletes, getting to worlds is what matters most Updated: Aug-26-15 11:56 am
BEIJING - Sprinter Beouch Ngirchongor wakes up every morning at 5 a.m. to train for an hour before going to his job as a carpenter in the Northern Mariana Islands.
- 2 Kenyan runners test positive for doping at worlds Updated: Aug-26-15 9:24 am
BEIJING - Two Kenyan runners have tested positive for doping at the world championships and have been provisionally suspended.
- China's Xi staying the course despite sliding economy Updated: Aug-26-15 9:22 am
BEIJING - What does China's leadership lose politically as a result of the country's precipitous stock market decline? A bit of international swagger, but probably not much else - for now.
- China probing brokers, regulators for possible stock crimes Updated: Aug-26-15 8:04 am
BEIJING - Employees of one of China's biggest securities firms and one current and one former employee of its market regulator are under investigation on suspicion of illegal stock trading, state media reported Wednesday, amid the collapse of a stock price boom.
- Beijing appears to wind down share-buying - now what? Updated: Aug-25-15 8:25 pm
BEIJING - China's leaders are winding down a strategy of trying to push up slumping stock prices by spending billions of dollars to buy shares.
- China struggles to keep economy on track to 'new normal' Updated: Aug-25-15 4:38 pm
BEIJING - China's slump is shaking the world economy, turning a country long seen as a growth engine into a possible threat.