Track and field

FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2016 file photo Jamaica's Usain Bolt poses with his gold medal for the men's 4x100 meters relay during an athletics podium ceremony at the Summer Olympics at Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Bolt will return to the Golden Spike in the Czech city of Ostrava. Organizers say the eight-time Olympic champion will run the 100 meters at the meet scheduled for June 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, file)
June 06, 2017 - 9:18 am
PRAGUE (AP) — Usain Bolt will return to the Golden Spike track meet in the Czech city of Ostrava to run the 100 meters. Organizers say the eight-time Olympic champion will run on June 28. Bolt will race for the ninth time at the meet, part of the IAAF world challenge series, as part of his...
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June 06, 2017 - 8:08 am
MADRID (AP) — Spain's Supreme Court has ruled against an appeal by runner Marta Dominguez which claimed that blood-doping tests had violated her right to privacy. The 41-year-old Dominguez was stripped of her 2009 world steeplechase title and banned for three years in 2015 for blood doping when the...
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June 04, 2017 - 6:15 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jeffrey Eggleston of Boulder, Colorado, won the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon in 2 hours, 21 minutes, 18 seconds Sunday, and 94-year-old Harriette Thompson of Charlotte, North Carolina, became the oldest woman to run a half marathon. Thompson finished in 3:42:56 to loud cheers from...
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June 03, 2017 - 6:15 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Eric Noel of San Luis Obispo will try to defend his title in the 20th running of the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon on Sunday while Meb Keflezighi will pace the 90-minute half-marathon group. Noel won last year in 2 hours, 26 minutes, 5 seconds. His personal best is 2:21:05. He'll be...
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June 01, 2017 - 9:25 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Yelena Isinbayeva says she has stepped down as chair of the supervisory board at the scandal-hit Russian anti-doping agency. The World Anti-Doping Agency had said the pole vault world-record holder must resign by the end of May because she holds an official post at the Russian Olympic...
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May 31, 2017 - 4:47 am
MONACO (AP) — The IAAF has rejected bids from 28 Russians to compete as neutral athletes and approved only three. Russia was banned from all international track and field competition in 2015 amid allegations of widespread doping and a cover-up orchestrated by government officials. Former European...
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May 29, 2017 - 6:41 pm
GOLF-TIGER WOODS Tiger Woods arrested on DUI charge JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Police say golf great Tiger Woods has been arrested on a DUI charge in Florida. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office says on its website that Woods was booked into a county jail around 7 a.m. today. Jail records show Woods...
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May 29, 2017 - 4:45 pm
GOLF-TIGER WOODS Tiger Woods arrested on DUI charge JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Police say golf great Tiger Woods has been arrested on a DUI charge in Florida. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office says on its website that Woods was booked into a county jail around 7 a.m. today. Jail records show Woods...
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May 29, 2017 - 11:02 am
MLB Trout gets checked, Price makes season debut UNDATED (AP) — The Angels will see how star Mike Trout is feeling, a day after he sprained his left thumb making a headfirst slide to steal a base in Miami. Trout left the game and X-rays were negative. The outfielder was scheduled for an MRI back in...
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May 29, 2017 - 7:23 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Race-walker Pyotr Trofimov has been given a four-year doping ban, becoming the latest in a string of Russians in the discipline to face punishment. Track and field's governing body, the IAAF, says the case was based on evidence from Trofimov's biological passport, which tracks changes...
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