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Stories with subject: Men's track and field
  • Correction: Boston Marathon-Field story 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 2:04 pm
  • BOSTON - In a story April 17 about the Boston Marathon field, The Associated Press erroneously referred to Tom Grilk as the Boston Athletic Association president. He is the B.A.A. executive director.

  • 3 to run marathon to help school stabbing victims 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 1:22 pm
  • PITTSBURGH - Three people from the western Pennsylvania town where 21 students and a security guard were wounded in a high school stabbing rampage hope to raise money for the victims by running the Boston Marathon.

  • 2 women sue Boise State over sex assault response 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 7:55 pm
  • BOISE, Idaho - Two former Boise State University students are suing the school because they say athletic officials ignored their reports of sexual assault and harassment by a star athlete.

  • North Korea's capital hosts international marathon 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 10:27 am
  • PYONGYANG, North Korea - The streets of North Korea's showcase capital were filled with runners from all over the world on Sunday for the annual Pyongyang marathon, which was open to foreign amateurs this year for the first time.

  • Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya wins Rotterdam marathon 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 1:20 pm
  • ROTTERDAM, Netherlands - Pre-race favorite Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya won the Rotterdam Marathon on Sunday, but failed in his bid to break the course record on a windy day in the port city.

  • Wilson Kipsang wins his 2nd London Marathon 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 9:35 am
  • LONDON - The last of the elite runners to arrive in London but the first over the line, Wilson Kipsang's week of travel chaos had no impact on his marathon running. The world record-holder saw off a strong field to capture his second London title by breaking the course record on Sunday.

  • North Korea's capital hosts international marathon 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 5:42 am
  • PYONGYANG, North Korea - The streets of North Korea's showcase capital were filled with runners from all over the world on Sunday for the annual Pyongyang marathon, which was open to foreign amateurs this year for the first time.

  • 2008 Olympic pole vault champion Hooker retires 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 5:51 pm
  • ADELAIDE, Australia - Former Olympic pole vault champion Steve Hooker of Australia has announced he is retiring from the sport, saying he is still physically fit but doesn't have the mental drive to continue at the top.

  • Doping ban for Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 11:27 am
  • KINGSTON, Jamaica - Former 100-meter world record holder Asafa Powell has been banned from his sport for 18 months.

  • Gebrselassie worried about future of athletics 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 2:42 pm
  • LONDON - Surveying the state of the sport he dominated for so many years, running great Haile Gebrselassie sees a bleak future.

  • Kenenisa Bekele wins Paris marathon 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 9:13 am
  • PARIS - Three-time Olympic champion Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia won the Paris marathon Sunday on his debut at the distance.

  • Olympic gold winners tout youth track in St. Louis 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 3:05 pm
  • ST. LOUIS - A pair of decorated Olympic medalists came to St. Louis Thursday to promote a new youth track program at a convention of physical education teachers.

  • Jones to run shuttle hurdle at Drake Relays 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 6:50 pm
  • DES MOINES, Iowa - Drake Relays director Brian Brown said Tuesday that Lolo Jones will run the shuttle hurdle relay rather than the 100-meter hurdles at her hometown meet later this month.

  • Organizers: Bolt to skip Rome Diamond League meet 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 3:00 pm
  • ROME - Golden Gala organizers announced Monday that Usain Bolt will skip the Rome Diamond League meet on June 5, citing reported injury problems.

  • Lagat sets American 5K road record at Carlsbad 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 2:24 am
  • CARLSBAD, California - Bernard Lagat set the American 5,000-meter road record Sunday by clocking 13 minutes, 19 seconds in the Carlsbad 5000.

  • Baylor's Bromell makes impressive 100 debut 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 6:38 pm
  • AUSTIN, Texas - Baylor freshman Trayvon Bromell made a sparkling debut in the 100 meters Saturday at the Texas Relays.

  • Ex-UA track coach elected to SWC Hall of Fame 
    Updated: Mar-20-14 7:02 pm
  • FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas - Former University of Arkansas men's track and field coach John McDonnell has been elected to the Southwest Conference Hall of Fame.