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Former 400-meter hurdles champion Hejnova pulls out of Tokyo

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PRAGUE — Zuzana Hejnova, a two-time world champion in the 400-meter hurdles, won't compete in the Tokyo Olympics due to an Achilles tendon injury,...

Former 400-meter hurdles champion Hejnova pulls out of Tokyo

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PRAGUE — Zuzana Hejnova, a two-time world champion in the 400-meter hurdles, won't compete in the Tokyo Olympics due to an Achilles tendon injury,...

Hataoka declared winner as rain-soaked LPGA cut to 54 holes.

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SYLVANIA, Ohio — Nasa Hataoka of Japan was declared the winner of the Marathon LPGA Classic when the final round Sunday was washed out...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

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A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though...

In letter, USADA says it can’t change marijuana rules alone

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U.S. Anti-Doping Agency leaders are pushing to further mitigate “harsh consequences” for marijuana if it's not intentionally used to enhance performance, though they cannot...

In Africa, virus ruins Olympic dreams and tests dedication

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CAPE TOWN, South Africa — The dreaded test results came back positive for COVID-19 and the illness descended on South African swimmer Erin Gallagher. ...

Nasa Hataoka shoots 10-under 61 in Marathon LPGA Classic

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SYLVANIA, Ohio — Nasa Hataoka parred the final two holes to miss a chance for the second 59 in LPGA Tour history, finishing with...

Column: A few puffs and a bad rule do Richardson in

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She could have — make that should have — been a breakout star in an Olympics desperate for any kind of positive jolt. Sha'Carri...

Going the extra half-mile: Retired Bolt trains for 800 event

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Usain Bolt: 800-meter sprinter. That’s right, the now-retired world’s fastest man...

Russian jumper Lysenko banned over doping deception

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MONACO — Russian high jumper Danil Lysenko was handed a six-year ban Monday over an elaborate attempt to deceive anti-doping authorities, in a case...