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Tokyo Games 'too far' for Farah

/ May 28, 2017

Tokyo Games 'too far' for Farah

Mo Farah says he is unlikely to compete at the Tokyo Olympics as he prepares to wind down his glittering career. The four-time Olympic champion will sign off from track racing after August’s World Championships in London before switching to the marathon. But the ...

Salazar denies USADA allegations: report

/ May 26, 2017

Salazar denies USADA allegations: report

Nike Oregon Project coach Alberto Salazar has denied allegations made in a 2016 U.S. Anti-Doping Agency report, portions of which were revealed in a New York Times story last weekend. Salazar made his response in an email late Wednesday night to The Oregonian newspaper ...

/ May 5, 2017

Felix not a proponent of erasing world records

American track star Allyson Felix says she does not support a move by international athletic chiefs to erase long-standing world records, many of which were set by dope cheats. Any attempt to wipe out tarnished records would have the opposite effect on clean athletes ...

/ May 4, 2017

Diamond League set for marquee opening meet

They finished second and third in last year’s Olympic 100-meter final and on Friday Justin Gatlin and Andre De Grasse renew their rivalry in the Diamond League season opener. The sprint race is not the only standout event of the now-traditional Doha curtain-raiser for ...

/ May 2, 2017

Plan unveiled to reset existing records

The European Athletics Council has come up with a radical plan that would wipe out existing European and world records and set a clean slate as part of the fight against doping. The proposal was adopted during the Council’s meeting in Paris over the ...

/ Apr 29, 2017

Cambridge runs wind-assisted 10.05

Sprinter Aska Cambridge ran a wind-assisted 10.05 seconds for the second-best overall time in the men’s 100 meters at the Tom Jones Memorial Invitational in Gainesville, Florida, on Friday. Because of the 3.3 meters-per-second tail wind, the time was not officially recognized. “The wind ...

Yamagata to pull out of Oda Memorial

/ Apr 24, 2017

Yamagata to pull out of Oda Memorial

Ryota Yamagata, a member of Japan’s silver medal-winning men’s 4×100-meter relay team at the 2016 Rio Olympics, will withdraw from the upcoming Oda Memorial International due to a right ankle injury, a source familiar with the matter said Monday. The 24-year-old sprinter was scheduled ...