Track & Field

AP Sportlight

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July 6 1887 — Lottie Dod of Britain, 15, becomes the...

At 34, ‘Mommy Rocket’ Fraser-Pryce sprinter to beat in Tokyo

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Every time Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce steps on the track, some sort of record is in jeopardy. ...

American teen aims for gold in new Olympic canoe sprint race

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Sometime before she races across Tokyo Bay, American teenager Nevin Harrison will likely paddle her canoe to a quiet spot and have a good...

Semenya misses Tokyo, may be forced out of Olympics for good

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CAPE TOWN, South Africa — This could be it for Caster Semenya and the Olympics. ...

Namibia teenagers out of Olympic 400 over testosterone level

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CAPE TOWN, South Africa — Two 18-year-old female runners from Namibia won't be allowed to run in the 400 meters at the Tokyo Olympics...

Richardson tests for marijuana, will miss Olympic 100

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American champion Sha'Carri Richardson cannot run in the Olympic 100-meter race after testing positive for a chemical found in marijuana. ...

Olympic champion McNeal loses appeal against 5-year ban

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Olympic champion Brianna McNeal lost her appeal on Friday against a five-year ban for breaking anti-doping rules that prevents the American...

EXPLAINER: Olympics are harder on marijuana than pro sports

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Though pro leagues are slowly adjusting to the reality that marijuana is not a performance-enhancing drug, it remains squarely on the banned list for...

IOC gives athletes more scope for protest at Tokyo Olympics

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GENEVA — The IOC finally relented on Friday to let Olympic athletes make gestures of protest in their field of play at the Tokyo...

No Bolt means stage open for new stars to emerge in Tokyo

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HIGHLIGHTS FROM RIO: Usain Bolt. The 34-year-old Bolt, retired since 2017, will watch the Tokyo Games from the comfort of his home in Jamaica...