Samuelson still running strong at 53
CHICAGO — As Joan Benoit Samuelson took her victory lap at the Los Angeles Olympics, her mother just had to ask: “Now, can you quit?”
Returning champs expected for Chicago marathon
C’Wealth track starts on time amid transit strike
Problems putting Comm Games officials on defensive
Comm Games brass in damage-control mode over tix
New Delhi goes into lockdown for C’Wealth opener
Fucito’s 2 goals boost Sounders past Marathon, 2-0
Samuelson aims for 2012 Olympic marathon trials
A year later, USOC paints a prettier picture
Former track leader got raise before firing
Drug case hits beleaguered SAfrican athletics
USA Track & Field fires CEO Doug Logan
Doug Logan spent two years telling other leaders on the U.S. track scene things they didn’t want to hear.
USA Track & Field CEO Logan ousted by board
Caster Semenya wins 800 at Notturna di Milano meet
Carl Lewis says USA Track leader should stay
Gatlin loses 100 but wins 200 in Sardinian meet
Chuene accused of ‘gross misconduct’ over Semenya
Bolt has eyes on professional soccer career
David Rudisha, star of 2012 Olympics?
PARIS — The track at the Beijing Olympics belonged to Usain Bolt.
USADA bans distance runner Chris Lukezic
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has suspended retired distance runner Chris Lukezic for two years for refusing to take an out-of-competition doping test.
Semenya aiming for 800m gold at Commonwealth Games
Tyson Gay win 100 in 9.92 in Zagreb
ZAGREB, Croatia — American Tyson Gay beat Jamaican rival Nesta Carter in the 100 meters in the Zagreb World Challenge on Wednesday, finishing in 9.92 seconds after the two briefly touched hands during the race.
Bolt: Sprint rival Gay ‘hates my guts’
LONDON — Olympic champion Usain Bolt is telling the BBC that American sprint rival Tyson Gay “probably just hates my guts” because Bolt has dominated major championships.
Semenya’s slow run attributed to fatigue, sickness
Trickett to end retirement
SYDNEY — Triple Olympic gold medalist Libby Trickett is coming out of retirement in the hope of representing Australia in swimming at the 2012 London games.
Caster Semenya finishes 9th in 800 at Italian meet
Gatlin gets first real test of comeback
ROVERETO, Italy — Former Olympic 100-meter champion Justin Gatlin is looking forward to the first serious test of his return from a four-year doping ban.
Rudisha sets another 800 world record
RIETI, Italy — Kenya’s David Rudisha set a world record in the 800 meters for the second time in a week and Jamaica’s Nesta Carter ran 9.78 seconds in the 100 meters at the Rieti Grand Prix on Sunday, tying American Tyson Gay for the fastest time this year.
Hutarovich wins Spanish Vuelta 2nd stage
MARBELLA, Spain — Yauheni Hutarovich surged ahead of Mark Cavendish and Tyler Farrar to win the second stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Sunday, taking the sprint finish in 4 hours, 35 minutes and 41 seconds.
Nesta Carter ties for fastest 100 of year
RIETI, Italy — Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter has run 9.78 seconds in the 100 meters at the Rieti Grand Prix, tying American Tyson Gay for the fastest time this year.
Rudisha improves on his 800 world record
RIETI, Italy — David Rudisha of Kenya has set a world record in the 800 meters for the second time in a week.
Gay wins 100 meters in 9.79 seconds in Brussels
Kastor pregnant, will miss NYC Marathon
NEW YORK — U.S. marathon record-holder Deena Kastor is pregnant with her first child and will miss the New York City Marathon this fall.
Semenya heading to Commonwealth Games in India
Royals end three-game marathon with win
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jason Kendall hit a game-ending single with two outs in the 10th inning to give the Kansas City Royals a 3-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday, the teams’ third extra-inning game in less than 24 hours.