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  1. Justin Gatlin: I’m the guy to beat right now

    Mar 30, 2015, 11:30 AM EDT


    Gatlin may have gotten an up-close look at his biggest U.S. threat on Saturday.

  2. Usain Bolt to race individually in U.S. for first time since 2008

    Mar 25, 2015, 9:13 AM EDT

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    Bolt’s last appearance in New York produced his first world record.

  3. Another world record for 90-plus-year-old relay team (video)

    Mar 23, 2015, 11:14 AM EDT

    Track and field Masters world record

    The oldest competitor at USATF Masters Indoors wants to run a 100m at age 100 at the Penn Relays.

  4. Amantle Montsho, former 400m World champion, banned 2 years

    Mar 18, 2015, 3:01 PM EDT

    Amantle Montsho

    Montsho was fourth at the London Olympics and a rival to Sanya Richards-Ross.

  5. Meb Keflezighi’s rusty bib a reminder with Boston Marathon approaching

    Mar 12, 2015, 6:21 PM EDT


    Keflezighi will tune up at the New York City Half Marathon on Sunday.

  6. Kaylin Whitney begins pro track career with global goals

    Mar 12, 2015, 9:17 AM EDT

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    Whitney is the fastest-ever woman under the age of 18.

  7. June Steenkamp doesn’t care about Oscar Pistorius appeal

    Mar 10, 2015, 4:47 PM EDT

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    Prosecutors called Pistorius’ sentence shockingly light, but the victim’s mother said she’s not out for revenge.

  8. Kaylin Whitney, fastest woman ever under 18, turns pro

    Mar 9, 2015, 11:29 AM EDT

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    What are her chances of making the 2016 Olympics?

  9. World’s most athletic couple takes the next leap

    Feb 27, 2015, 12:52 PM EDT

    Ashton Eaton, Brianne Theisen Eaton

    Ashton Eaton, Brianne Theisen-Eaton are taking different paths to potential gold in Rio.

  10. Bernard Lagat cancels farewell tour with Rio in mind

    Feb 25, 2015, 3:34 PM EDT


    “Would I really slow down that much that I wouldn’t make the (Olympic) team? I don’t think so.”

  11. Lolo Jones inspired by Gail Devers, ‘absolutely’ not done with bobsled

    Feb 18, 2015, 2:41 PM EDT

    Lolo Jones, Anthony Davis - Lifestyle

    The Summer and Winter Olympian spent part of NBA All-Star weekend with Anthony Davis.

  12. Matthew Centrowitz’s chase for gold

    Feb 17, 2015, 12:53 PM EDT

    Matthew Centrowitz, Asbel Kiprop

    The American finished third, fourth and second at the last three major outdoor championships.

  13. WATCH LIVE: Millrose Games track and field — 6 p.m. ET

    Feb 14, 2015, 5:00 PM EDT

    Ashton Eaton

    Several U.S. Olympic and World medalists will compete at the Armory.

  14. Usain Bolt details retirement plan for 2017

    Feb 14, 2015, 11:58 AM EDT

    Usain Bolt

    Six-time Olympic champion wants to run one race at 2017 World Championships.

  15. Oscar Pistorius’ top rival wants him to race again

    Feb 12, 2015, 8:35 AM EDT

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    Brazil’s Alan Oliveira won’t be able to race Pistorius in Rio, though.

  16. Usain Bolt ready to race after ‘off’ season, meeting Michael Jordan

    Feb 10, 2015, 5:06 PM EDT

    Usain Bolt

    Bolt discussed Justin Gatlin, the impact of his foot surgery and more.

  17. Watch Olympic sports on NBC Sports Live Extra on Saturday

    Feb 7, 2015, 11:57 AM EDT


    Alpine skiing, figure skating and track and field events.

  18. Liu Xiang says he’s unlikely to race at World Championships in Beijing

    Feb 3, 2015, 6:58 AM EDT

    Liu Xiang

    Liu hasn’t competed since London 2012 due to injury.

  19. Galen Rupp talks training with Mo Farah, marathons, weird drug test story

    Jan 30, 2015, 4:12 PM EDT

    Galen Rupp

    Rupp will compete in the Armory Track Invitational on NBCSN on Saturday.

  20. Russian Olympic, World champions get doping bans

    Jan 30, 2015, 11:00 AM EDT

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    Tatyana Chernova beat Jessica Ennis at the 2011 World Championships.

  21. Rita Jeptoo gets two-year doping ban

    Jan 30, 2015, 9:32 AM EDT


    The ban would rule Jeptoo out of the Rio Olympics.

  22. Boston Marathon finish line shoveled by Ironman triathlete

    Jan 28, 2015, 3:23 PM EDT

    Boston Marathon finish line shoveled

    “I only did it to send a message,” shoveler said.

  23. Tori Bowie ‘going after medals’ after breakthrough season

    Jan 27, 2015, 4:14 PM EDT

    Tori Bowie

    Bowie may try to make the World Championships team in three individual events.