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Mao Asada completes Honolulu Marathon

Retired Japanese figure skater Mao Asada checked one item off her bucket list Sunday in Honolulu, giving herself a passing grade after completing her first full-distance marathon. The former world champion clocked 4 hours, 34 minutes, 13 seconds over the 42.195-km distance and was all smiles despite missing her goal of ...

/ Oct 26, 2017

Runner Ilias Fifa arrested in Spanish doping probe

Reigning European 5,000-meter champion Ilias Fifa was arrested in Barcelona on Wednesday as part of a doping probe, sources of the investigation confirmed. Fifa, born in Morocco but who has represented Spain since 2015, was arrested at his home on Wednesday morning in Santa Coloma ...

Mao to compete in Honolulu Marathon

/ Oct 12, 2017

Mao to compete in Honolulu Marathon

Mao Asada will run in the Honolulu Marathon on Dec. 10, the race's PR department announced on Thursday. It will be the first full marathon for the 27-year-old three-time world figure skating champion and 2010 Olympic silver medalist, who retired in April. "As a former athlete ...

Miller-Uibo completes 200-400 double at finals

/ Sep 2, 2017

Miller-Uibo completes 200-400 double at finals

Elaine Thompson salvaged her year by storming to victory in the lucrative season-ending 100 meters on Friday after flopping in the world championships. The 25-year-old Jamaican, who finished a lowly fifth place in the 100 in London, screamed through the finish line in 10.92 seconds, ...

Farah wins thrilling 5,000 to end track career

/ Aug 25, 2017

Farah wins thrilling 5,000 to end track career

Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah's track career ended with a thrilling win in a sprawling four-man finish to the 5,000 meters at the Weltklasse Diamond League meeting on Thursday. Farah avenged his world championships loss by Muktar Edris, who fell over the finish line as ...

Triple jumper Pyatykh receives four-year doping ban

/ Aug 18, 2017

Triple jumper Pyatykh receives four-year doping ban

Russian triple jumper Anna Pyatykh was on Friday handed a four-year doping ban and stripped of her 2007 IAAF World Athletics Championship bronze medal, the Court of Arbitration for Sport announced. The now 36-year-old finished fourth in the triple jump in Osaka but inherited third ...