- Love run: Los Angeles Marathon offers weddings for runners Updated: Feb-09-16 2:28 pm
LOS ANGELES - Love will be in the air at this weekend's Los Angeles Marathon.
- Top organizer is 3rd London 2017 worlds official to resign Updated: Feb-09-16 11:16 am
LONDON - The chief organizer of the 2017 world track and field championships resigned Tuesday, the third member of the local organizing committee to quit in the past week.
- John Disley, a co-founder of London Marathon, dies at 87 Updated: Feb-08-16 1:50 pm
LONDON - John Disley, a former Olympic bronze medalist in the steeplechase and one of the founders of the London marathon, has died. He was 87.
- Spain's Sports Council strips Dominguez of athlete status Updated: Feb-08-16 8:20 am
MADRID - Spain's Sports Council has stripped runner Marta Dominguez of her status as a Spanish athlete after the Court of Arbitration for Sport banned her for three years for blood doping and removed her 2009 world steeplechase title.
- Drew Hunter breaks indoor high school mile record Updated: Feb-06-16 7:54 pm
NEW YORK - Drew Hunter broke Alan Webb's high school record in the indoor mile running a 3:58.25 at the Armory Track Invitational on Saturday.
- Va. Tech track director speaks amid charges against runner Updated: Feb-06-16 4:02 pm
BLACKSBURG, Virginia - The director of track and field at Virginia Tech says it's been a "tough week" for his team amid allegations that a freshman distance runner fatally stabbed a 13-year-old girl.
- Injury stops comeback of pole vault record-holder Isinbayeva Updated: Feb-06-16 12:02 pm
MOSCOW - Pole vault world record-holder Yelena Isinbayeva has been forced to delay her comeback after injuring her Achilles tendon at her first competition.
- Ennis-Hill to miss indoor season, hopes to be fit for Rio Updated: Feb-05-16 9:05 am
LONDON - Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill will miss the indoor season because of an Achilles injury.
- IAAF looking into claims of state-sanctioned doping in China Updated: Feb-05-16 7:53 am
BEIJING - The IAAF is investigating the authenticity of a two-decade-old letter published in Chinese media that suggests state-sanctioned doping in the 1990s, and casts doubt on the longstanding world records set by Wang Junxia in the women's 3,000 and 10,000 meters.
- Prosecutor: Girl texted with college man before stabbing Updated: Feb-04-16 7:30 pm
BLACKSBURG, Virginia - Two Virginia Tech students carefully planned the kidnapping and killing of a 13-year-old girl, arranging a pre-dawn rendezvous online after buying cleaning supplies and a shovel at separate Wal-Mart stores, a prosecutor alleged Thursday.
- Boston Marathon organizer buys building near start line Updated: Feb-04-16 1:18 pm
HOPKINTON, Massachusetts - The Boston Athletic Association has bought an office building in Hopkinton just yards from the Boston Marathon starting line.
- Schroeder captures 4th Beargrease title Updated: Feb-03-16 11:36 am
DULUTH, Minnesota - Nathan Schroeder has captured his fourth John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon title with a pre-dawn surge over the finish line near Duluth Wednesday.
- Annual Thorpe Cup to be hosted by the University of Arkansas Updated: Feb-02-16 6:43 pm
FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas - The University of Arkansas has been chosen to host the 2016 Thorpe Cup.
- Indoor pole vault record came as no surprise for Jenn Suhr Updated: Feb-02-16 5:33 pm
BOSTON - Defending Olympic pole vault champion Jenn Suhr was injury-free, avoided the flu bug this season and the warm weather made it easier to train at her home-made facility in western New York.
- 3 officials file appeals against life bans in IAAF case Updated: Feb-01-16 9:17 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Three athletics officials banned for life by the IAAF for bribery and extortion to cover up a Russian doping case have appealed to sport's highest court.
- 4 African champions among 8 Nigerians banned for doping Updated: Feb-01-16 8:11 am
ABUJA, Nigeria - Nigeria has banned eight athletes for doping, four of them gold-medal winners and one a silver medalist at the All Africa Games last year.
- Olympic gold medalist moves from USOC to Laureus Updated: Jan-28-16 9:08 am
NEW YORK - Olympic gold medalist Benita Fitzgerald Mosley is leaving her post at the U.S. Olympic Committee to take a CEO position at Laureus USA.
- Former Los Angeles Marathon winner gets 2-year doping ban Updated: Jan-27-16 1:21 pm
MONACO - The winner of women's race at the 2013 Los Angeles Marathon has received a two-year doping ban.
- Dancer who lost leg in Boston Marathon bombings will run it Updated: Jan-27-16 12:46 pm
BOSTON - A professional ballroom dancer who lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombings says she's training to run this year's race: all 26.2 miles of it.
- Sprint closing Central Texas call center, 350 jobs lost Updated: Jan-27-16 11:10 am
TEMPLE, Texas - Sprint plans to close a Central Texas call center next week with more than 350 employees losing their jobs.
- U. of Iowa settles male track coach discrimination lawsuit Updated: Jan-27-16 11:08 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - The University of Iowa confirmed Wednesday it will pay nearly $200,000 to a male track coach and his attorneys to settle a gender discrimination lawsuit alleging the man was passed over for a job because administrators wanted a woman.
- Bloodhound finishes in Top 10 in half-marathon Updated: Jan-27-16 8:57 am
ATHENS, Alabama - The top female finisher at the Trackless Train Trek half-marathon in Elkmont was the smallest, lightest runner in the entire race, but she did have one major advantage.
- Budapest city council approves venues for 2024 Olympic bid Updated: Jan-27-16 7:58 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary - Budapest's city council on Wednesday approved the list of venues to be included in its bid for the 2024 Olympics.
- UK official: IAAF ethics body looking at '17, '19 worlds Updated: Jan-26-16 2:40 pm
LONDON - Qatar's bids for the 2017 and 2019 world athletics championships have been referred to the IAAF ethics commission for bribery allegations to be investigated, the head of UK Athletics said on Tuesday.
- Russian runner stripped of European silver medal for doping Updated: Jan-25-16 11:47 am
MOSCOW - Irina Maracheva was stripped of her 800-meter silver medal from the 2012 European Championships in one of four doping cases announced Monday involving female Russian athletes.