Farah retains crown in 10,000-meter race

Aug 14, 2016

Farah retains crown in 10,000-meter race

Tripped or not, it seems nothing can stop Mo Farah over 10,000 meters in a major championship. Not his training partner clipping his heel in the Olympic final. Not the assembled power of Kenya’s best trying to wear him down. Not the final kick ...

Bolt's mom talks about advice she gives son

Jul 28, 2016

Bolt's mom talks about advice she gives son

How does the mom of Usain Bolt help the world’s fastest man keep his cool? “We say things that will make him laugh,” said Jennifer Bolt as her sprinter star offspring faces down what just may be his last Olympics. At nearly 30, Bolt ...

Rivals still expect to see Bolt in Rio

Jul 3, 2016

Rivals still expect to see Bolt in Rio

It’s a sport built on speed, and at U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials on Saturday, sprinters wasted no time drawing conclusions about Usain Bolt’s summertime itinerary. The consensus: He’ll be in Rio. For the second straight day, the Jamaican sprinter’s hamstring was Topic ...

Mexico defeats Jamica to reach Copa America quarterfinals

Jun 10, 2016

Mexico defeats Jamica to reach Copa America quarterfinals

When Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez headed home an early goal for Mexico, he set off a seismic celebration at a Rose Bowl packed to bursting with green-clad fans. He also sent Copa America’s other home team rolling toward the next round. Chicharito scored on a ...

Jun 4, 2016

Jamaican sprinter Carter fails 2008 doping re-test

Jamaican Olympic sprint relay gold medalist Nesta Carter has returned a doping violation for a banned stimulant after the re-testing of 454 samples from the 2008 Games, two sources familiar with the case told Reuters. The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) said in a statement ...