Track and field

Noah Lyles of the U.S., celebrates winning a gold medal in the men's 200 meter final at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
October 01, 2019 - 12:59 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The Latest on the track and field world championships (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Noah Lyles of the United States won the world championship in the 200 meters with a strong finish, as Canada's Andre de Grasse was once again denied a gold medal. Lyles, the Diamond League winner...
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FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2015, file photo, track coach Alberto Salazar watches a training session for the upcoming World Athletic Championships at the Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing. Salazar, who trained four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah and a number of other top runners, has been given a four-year ban by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency. USADA said in a news release Monday, Sept. 30, 2019, that Salazar and Jeffrey Brown were receiving four-year bans for, among other violations, possessing and trafficking testosterone while working at the Nike Oregon Project (NOP), where they trained top runners. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
September 30, 2019 - 6:04 pm
Track coach Alberto Salazar, who trained four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah and a number of other top runners, has been given a four-year ban in a case pursued by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency. USADA said in a news release Monday that an arbitration panel decided on a four-year ban for Salazar and...
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Mariya Lasitskene, of participates as a neutral athlete, clears the bar during the women's high jump finals at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
September 30, 2019 - 12:40 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The Latest on the track and field world championships Monday (all times local): 10.35 p.m. Mariya Lasistkene won her third straight world high jump title and Russia's second gold medal of the championships. Lasitskene was officially competing as a neutral athlete because Russia's...
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Empty seats before the the women's 100 meter final at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
September 30, 2019 - 8:36 am
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — As Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce completed her victory lap after once again being crowned as the fastest woman on the planet, she held her 2-year-old son and waved to the crowd. Well, crowd is an exaggeration. There appeared to be only dozens of fans left just minutes after the women's...
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Emergency personnel walk near the scene of a fatal shooting of a New York City police officer in the Bronx borough of New York, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
September 30, 2019 - 2:21 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police officer grappling with an armed man died early Sunday in the Bronx after being shot three times, possibly with his own gun. The 27-year-old suspect also died after five officers fired at him, police officials said. He has not been publicly identified yet. The...
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Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, of Jamaica, wins the women's 100 meter finals at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
September 29, 2019 - 1:30 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The Latest from the track and field world championships in Qatar on Sunday (all times local): 11:20 p.m. Shelley-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica has won her fourth world championship gold medal in the 100 meters. After revealing a new rainbow-dyed hairstyle, she clocked 10.71 in...
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Christian Coleman, of the United States, reacts after winning the men's 100 meter race during the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
September 29, 2019 - 9:10 am
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — What Christian Coleman really needed were a couple of days off. A day after winning the world championship at 100 meters, the American sprinter pulled out of the 200-meter preliminaries, which were set to begin Sunday. While waiting in the hallway for his medal ceremony to begin...
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Christian Coleman, of the United States, crosses the finish line to win the men's 100 meter final ahead of silver medalist Justin Gatlin, also of the United States, during the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. Andre De Grasse, of Canada, won the bronze medal. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
September 28, 2019 - 4:38 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Everyone knew exactly where to find Christian Coleman this time. The sprinter who faced a suspension because he couldn't be located for drug testing burst out of the blocks Saturday night and powered to the early lead in track's marquee event. He got stronger from there, blowing...
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Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands celebrates winning the gold medal in the women's 10,000m final at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
September 28, 2019 - 11:54 am
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The Latest on the track and field world championships (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Less than five months after making her debut in the 10,000 meters, Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands is the world champion. The Ethiopia-born runner had won a slew of medals at shorter distances __...
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Gwen Berry, of the United States, waits for the women's hammer throw final to begin at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
September 28, 2019 - 11:43 am
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — If Gwen Berry gets another chance on the medal stand someday, she probably won't repeat the protest that turned her into a lightning rod over the summer. Still, she has no regrets about raising her fist during "The Star-Spangled Banner" after winning gold at the Pan Am Games in...
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