| Oct 17, 2014
| 10:25 AM
It seems Justin Gatlin is still paying for his doping past.
This season, the American sprinter went undefeated in two premier events -- the 100 and 200 meters -- but was not chosen as a finalist for his sport's athlete of the year award.
| Oct 17, 2014
| 3:36 AM
LONDON (Reuters) - Controversial United States sprinter Justin Gatlin is out of contention to win the IAAF's athlete of the year award after failing to make the final three-man shortlist, the sport's governing body announced on Friday.
| Sep 5, 2014
| 2:53 PM
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - American Justin Gatlin proved on Friday he is the speed king for 2014 with a sprint double victory at the Diamond League finals in Brussels to put him firmly on course to complete the year without defeat. Gatlin, unbeaten in 16...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Fans will get only a few more glimpses of the world's fastest man this track season.
Usain Bolt has finalized his 2014 schedule with four more appearances through August.
According to a post on his website, the six-time Olympic champion will not...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 11:33 AM
SACRAMENTO — While many of the top performers coming off last weekend's USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships head to the European circuit, Francena McCorory is going north.
The 25-year-old London 2012 Olympic 4x400 relay gold medalist,...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 9:38 AM
Sophomore state track champion Kaylin Whitney of Clermont East Ridge competed against professionals on Saturday and ran faster than ever.
Whitney moved to No. 3 on the Florida all-time list in the 100-meter dash with a wind-legal time of 11.30 seconds....
| May 21, 2014
| 9:56 AM
American sprinter Justin Gatlin is having a good week.
Over the last four days, Gatlin has recorded the two fastest 100-meter times in the world for 2014, setting the latest mark in China on Wednesday.
His 9.87-second time at the IAAF World...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 10:01 AM
It's no secret that American officials worry about doping in some sports more than others. Just look at the numbers.
The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency tested snowboard star Shaun White four times last year. Distance runner Galen Rupp was asked for seven times...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Brigetta Barett is accustomed to hitting high notes, athletically and artistically.
Barrett, who won a silver medal in the women’s high jump at the London Olympics last summer and is a six-time NCAA champion, sang the national anthem before...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Usain Bolt, a six-time Olympic gold medalist from Jamaica, won his second 100-meter world title by avenging an early-season defeat to American Justin Gatlin on Sunday in rainy Moscow, but the victory came with little fanfare.
The usually ebullient Bolt ...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Usain Bolt sprinted past Carl Lewis into the world track championship record book by completing a triple gold-medal performance Sunday in Moscow while anchoring Jamaica to victory in the 400-meter relay.
His march to greatness continues, and Bolt says...