Women's track and field

FILE - In this March 31, 2011, file photo, Texas women's head track and field coach Beverly Kearney smiles during practice in Austin, Texas. The Texas Supreme Court has refused to block a sex and race discrimination lawsuit filed against the University of Texas by former women's track coach Bev Kearney, who was forced out after the school learned of a romantic relationship with one of her athletes a decade earlier. (Ralph Barrera/American-Statesman via AP, File)
June 23, 2017 - 4:19 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Supreme Court on Friday refused to block a sex and race discrimination lawsuit filed against the University of Texas by former women's track coach Bev Kearney, who was forced out after the school learned of a romantic relationship with one of her athletes a decade...
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FILE - In this March 31, 2011, file photo, Texas women's head track and field coach Beverly Kearney smiles during practice in Austin, Texas. The Texas Supreme Court has refused to block a sex and race discrimination lawsuit filed against the University of Texas by former women's track coach Bev Kearney, who was forced out after the school learned of a romantic relationship with one of her athletes a decade earlier. (Ralph Barrera/American-Statesman via AP, File)
June 23, 2017 - 2:44 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Supreme Court on Friday refused to block a sex and race discrimination lawsuit filed against the University of Texas by former women's track coach Bev Kearney, who was forced out after the school learned of a romantic relationship with one of her athletes a decade...
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June 23, 2017 - 12:46 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Supreme Court on Friday refused to block a sex and race discrimination lawsuit filed against the University of Texas by former women's track coach Bev Kearney, who was forced out after the school learned of a romantic relationship with one of her athletes a decade...
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FILE - In this May 8, 2017, file photo, Gabriele Grunewald trains at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn. Grunewald is two weeks into chemotherapy to treat cancer that's gone from her salivary gland to her liver. That won't keep her from taking the starting line for the 1,500 meters Thursday, June 22, at the U.S. track and field championships. (Carlos Gonzalez/Star Tribune via AP, File)
June 21, 2017 - 3:12 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Middle-distance runner Gabriele Grunewald has only missed one day of training since beginning chemotherapy earlier this month. At times, it's left her extremely fatigued. Never has it zapped her competitiveness. Grunewald just wrapped up the first round of treatment for...
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June 21, 2017 - 9:59 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian track federation says three of its runners have been handed 4-year doping bans after steroids were found during retesting of their Olympic samples. Anastasia Kapachinskaya, who had already been stripped of her 4x400-meter relay Olympic silver from 2008, has had her results...
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Canada's Andre De Grasse celebrates after winning a men's 200m during the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea athletics meeting, in Rome's Olympic stadium, Thursday, June 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
June 08, 2017 - 5:12 pm
ROME (AP) — Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse blew past the field to post a dominating win in the 200 meters Thursday at the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea meet. For Aries Merritt, victory in the 110 hurdles marked his first Diamond League victory since a kidney transplant two years ago. Meanwhile,...
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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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