| 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...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 2:14 PM
Nissan rolled out the latest models in its Nismo line of performance cars at the Los Angeles Auto Show on Wednesday.
Without question, the star of the show was the 2015 GT-R Nismo -- with its astonishing 0-to-60 mph time of two seconds. Nissan had six-...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 6:56 AM
Legendary athletes Muhammad Ali, Tiger Woods and Gary Player echoed world leaders in the wake of Nelson Mandela's death on Thursday at age 95.
The man who endured 27 years of imprisonment for his civil-rights efforts and helped end apartheid upon his...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Quincy Watts, who won two gold medals in the 1992 Olympics, is returning to USC as a member of the track and field coaching staff, the school announced Monday.
Watts will be a sprints coach after working the last two years as distance coach at Cal State...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 3:27 PM
NEW YORK — For as many headlines as Mike Trout generates on the field, the Angels center fielder hasn’t been much of an off-the-field attention-grabber. The humble 22-year-old, in his second big league season, has not inserted himself into...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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| Aug 23, 2013
| 9:26 AM
In the wake of numerous failed drug tests, the World Anti-Doping Agency has threatened to expel Jamaica from the Olympics if the country does not strengthen its monitoring system.
A handful of athletes from the island nation -- including marquee ...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 7:01 PM
Pietro Mennea, 60, an Olympic sprint champion from Italy who held the world record in the 200 meters for 17 years, died Thursday at a hospital in Rome, the Italian Olympic Committee said. The cause was not disclosed.
On Sept. 12, 1979, Mennea, competing...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Switching the 2022 World Cup in Qatar from summer to winter hit a snag Thursday when unions representing players, clubs and leagues in Europe did not back a UEFA proposal to approve the seasonal move, which would disrupt the schedule of professional...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 2:40 PM
USA Diving announced Thursday that six cities, including Riverside, Calif., are under consideration to host the Olympic diving trials for the 2016 Summer Games, which will be held in Rio de Janeiro.
Also under consideration are Atlanta, Greensboro, N.C....
| Jul 15, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Hey, pro cycling: move over on that trash heap, so there is some room for track and field.
Almost exactly a decade after the BALCO scandal all but destroyed track’s credibility, the sport is facing another legitimacy crisis.
Sunday, leading U.S....