- Bubka wants 'faster, more efficient' system against doping Updated: Aug-05-15 8:17 am
LONDON - IAAF presidential candidate Sergey Bubka says athletics must improve the speed and transparency in the system it uses to identify and sanction dopers.
- Coe to AP: Track and field faces 'declaration of war' Updated: Aug-04-15 5:03 pm
LONDON - Describing the latest doping allegations leveled against track and field as a "declaration of war," Sebastian Coe rushed to the defense of the IAAF's drug-testing system Tuesday and said it was time to "come out fighting" to protect the reputation of the sport.
- IAAF denies allegations of not following up suspicious tests Updated: Aug-04-15 12:26 pm
FRANKFURT, Germany - The ruling body of world athletics has strongly rejected suggestions that it failed to follow up on suspicious blood test results involving thousands of athletes over more than a decade.
- Elite runners dropped from Athens Marathon Updated: Aug-04-15 10:17 am
ATHENS, Greece - Organizers of the Athens Marathon say the elite competition has been dropped from this year's race due to financial difficulties.
- World high jump champion Shkolina out with injury Updated: Aug-04-15 5:44 am
MOSCOW - World high jump champion Svetlana Shkolina of Russia will be unable to defend her title in Beijing due to an Achilles tendon tear.
- NDSU athlete wins gold medal in discus at Pam Am Juniors Updated: Aug-03-15 10:27 am
FARGO, North Dakota - North Dakota State University freshman Payton Otterdahl won a gold medal in the discus at the 2015 Pan American Junior Championships over the weekend in Edmonton, Alberta.
- IOC ready to act if Olympic medals affected by doping Updated: Aug-03-15 3:11 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - The IOC will take action against any Olympic athletes if they are found guilty of the latest doping allegations rocking the sport of track and field, IOC President Thomas Bach said Monday.
- Rudisha on Kenya's team for worlds despite defeat at trials Updated: Aug-02-15 1:27 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - Olympic champion David Rudisha is on Kenya's team for the athletics world championships in Beijing this month despite another defeat, this time at the national trials.
- Emotional scenes as South Sudan gains Olympic status Updated: Aug-02-15 9:22 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - With an Olympic flag draped around his neck, the official from South Sudan couldn't contain his emotion.
- Wlodarczyk betters own women's hammer throw world record Updated: Aug-01-15 8:42 pm
CETNIEWO, Poland - Anita Wlodarczyk of Poland has bettered her own hammer throw world record with a distance of 81.08 meters at the Kamila Skolimowska Memorial Throws Festival in Cetniewo.
- Kibet, Ayalew win Maine road race Updated: Aug-01-15 3:44 pm
CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine - Stephen Kosgei Kibet of Kenya and Wude Ayalew of Ethiopia raced to victories Saturday in the Maine 10K road race founded by Olympic hero Joan Benoit Samuelson.
- Kibet, Ayalew win Maine road race Updated: Aug-01-15 3:06 pm
CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine - Stephen Kosgei Kibet of Kenya and Wude Ayalew of Ethiopia won the men's and women's divisions, respectively, in a Maine 10K road race Saturday founded by Olympic hero Joan Benoit Samuelson.
- High school student balances schoolwork, sports, being teen Updated: Aug-01-15 11:46 am
FRANKLIN, Kentucky - Fifteen-year-old junior Maddie Alexander plays four sports for Franklin-Simpson High School: soccer, cross country, basketball and track.
- Georgetown track coach resigns following investigations Updated: Jul-31-15 6:56 pm
WASHINGTON - Georgetown has announced the resignation of the director of its track and field and cross country programs following investigations of reports of hazing and sexual misconduct.
- Louisville coach Walz, Cardinals' Moore win 2nd USA gold Updated: Jul-31-15 5:59 pm
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Louisville coach Jeff Walz and Cardinals standout Mariya Moore have their eyes set on an NCAA championship after teaming up to lead Team USA to a second consecutive international championship.
- 2 NDSU track athletes competing at Pan Am Juniors Updated: Jul-31-15 11:32 am
FARGO, North Dakota - Two junior national champions from the North Dakota State University men's track and field team are competing at the 2015 Pan American Junior Championships this weekend in Edmonton, Alberta.
- Austrian pole-vaulter who landed beside mat is paraplegic Updated: Jul-31-15 4:27 am
INNSBRUCK, Austria - The Austrian athletics federation says the pole-vaulter who needed surgery after a fall beside the mat, is a paraplegic.
- Ortega wins 110 hurdles at Stockholm Diamond League Updated: Jul-30-15 3:17 pm
STOCKHOLM - Orlando Ortega of Cuba beat a strong field to win the men's 110-meter hurdles at the Diamond League meeting in Stockholm, as world champion David Oliver had to settle for third on Thursday ahead of his title defense in Beijing next month.
- Arkansas' Freier, Orange on Team USA at junior championships Updated: Jul-30-15 12:09 pm
FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas - University of Arkansas track and field athletes Desiree Freier and Carlton Orange have been named to Team USA that will compete at the 2015 Pan Am Junior Championships in Canada.
- Rutgers to give athletes stipends of more than $4,000 Updated: Jul-29-15 8:43 am
PISCATAWAY, New Jersey - Rutgers University is planning to give its scholarship athletes up to $4,900 in stipends under a new NCAA rule.
- Chand aims to qualify for Rio Olympics after CAS verdict Updated: Jul-28-15 12:42 pm
NEW DELHI - Indian sprinter Dutee Chand will aim to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games after the Court of Arbitration for Sport's decision to suspend IAAF rules that could have blocked women with high levels of male hormones from competing in Rio de Janeiro.
- CAS blocks rules on women athletes with high male hormones Updated: Jul-27-15 5:29 pm
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - In a victory for individual athletes over governing bodies, sport's highest court has suspended IAAF rules governing women who have high levels of male hormones.
- 25,000 take part in San Francisco Marathon Updated: Jul-26-15 10:37 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Twenty-five thousand runners have swarmed across the foggy Golden Gate Bridge in the 38th running of the San Francisco Marathon.
- Coe promises financial dividend if elected IAAF president Updated: Jul-24-15 5:05 pm
LONDON - Seb Coe has offered a financial dividend of $22 million if he is elected president of the International Association of Athletics Federations next month.
- NDSU track standout set to compete in Pan American Games Updated: Jul-24-15 2:33 am
FARGO, North Dakota - North Dakota State University track and field standout and Canadian national champion Erin Teschuk is making her debut in international competition.