More Sports May 26, 2019

Nike to end financial penalties for pregnant athletes

U.S. sporting goods giant Nike, under fire for financially penalizing sponsored athletes who become pregnant, is changing its maternity policy, the New York Times reported. "We've recognized Nike, Inc., can do more, and there is an important opportunity for the sports industry collectively to evolve ...

Allyson Felix criticizes Nike maternity policy

More Sports / Track & Field May 23, 2019

Allyson Felix criticizes Nike maternity policy

Olympic track and field star Allyson Felix joined a chorus of recent criticism against Nike on Wednesday, accusing the sporting goods giant of penalizing female athletes who took time off to have a child. Felix, the only female track and field athlete to win six ...

Felix sees quest for double in Rio come to early end

More Sports / Track & Field Jul 11, 2016

Felix sees quest for double in Rio come to early end

Allyson Felix had the star power to change the Olympic schedule. Now, it's her schedule that needs adjusting. Felix's run at the 200-400 Olympic double, made possible after Olympics officials honored her request for a chance to run both races, came to an earlier-than-expected end Sunday. ...

Gatlin blazes 9.74 in Doha 100

More Sports / Track & Field May 16, 2015

Gatlin blazes 9.74 in Doha 100

Justin Gatlin sent a message to Usain Bolt on Friday — both with his legs and his mouth. Gatlin lived up to the pre-season hype by winning the 100 meters in a world-leading 9.74 seconds at the Diamond League opener, a personal-best time and a ...