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  1. Oscar Pistorius barred from Rio Paralympics

    Oct 21, 2014, 5:37 AM EDT

    Oscar Pistorius

    Pistorius would not be allowed to run, even if he is out of jail and under correctional supervision.

  2. Oscar Pistorius sentenced to maximum 5 years in prison

    Oct 21, 2014, 5:18 AM EDT

    Oscar Pistorius

    Pistorius could serve less than one year in prison.

  3. The jump for the ages: Mike Powell, Bob Beamon and a revered world record

    Oct 20, 2014, 2:52 PM EDT

    Mike Powell

    A look back at the greatest head-to-head duel in track and field history.

  4. Bill Demong to run New York City Marathon

    Oct 20, 2014, 1:18 PM EDT

    Bill Demong

    Olympic champion hasn’t retired from Nordic combined, either.

  5. Bangalore half marathon leaders get lost, forced to take train

    Oct 20, 2014, 11:06 AM EDT

    Bangalore Marathon

    “Morning joggers helped us and also guided us to the nearest metro station.”

  6. Steve Scott, former U.S. mile record holder, has prostate cancer

    Oct 20, 2014, 9:06 AM EDT

    Steve Scott

    Two-time Olympian held U.S. mile record until 2007.

  7. Beijing Marathon run through smog (video, photos)

    Oct 20, 2014, 8:54 AM EDT

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    U.S. Embassy scale had air pollution level at “hazardous.”

  8. Oscar Pistorius’ sentence expected Tuesday

    Oct 17, 2014, 9:41 AM EDT

    Oscar Pistorius

    Runner faces up to 15 years in prison.

  9. Justin Gatlin not among IAAF Athlete of the Year award finalists

    Oct 17, 2014, 6:48 AM EDT

    Justin Gatlin

    Gatlin’s inclusion on previous 10-man nomination list drew criticism.

  10. Haile Gebrselassie on sub-2-hour marathon: ‘Maybe in 10 years’

    Oct 14, 2014, 9:24 AM EDT

    Haile Gebreselassie

    Gebrselassie continues to become more confident that barrier will be broken.

  11. Oscar Pistorius begins sentencing Monday

    Oct 12, 2014, 11:54 AM EDT

    Oscar Pistorius

    Runner could get 15 years in jail.

  12. Kenyans sweep Chicago Marathon; Kenenisa Bekele fourth

    Oct 12, 2014, 11:06 AM EDT

    Eliud Kipchoge

    Eliud Kipchoge outlasted the greatest track distance runner of all time.

  13. Casey Affleck to star in film about 2013 Boston Marathon

    Oct 8, 2014, 10:16 AM EDT

    Affleck went to same high school as alleged Boston Marathon bombers.

  14. IAAF wants to keep Robert Harting on Athlete of the Year list

    Oct 8, 2014, 9:37 AM EDT

    Robert Harting

    Harting wants off of it because the list includes Justin Gatlin.

  15. Robert Harting, Olympic discus champ, doesn’t want to be on IAAF Athlete of the Year list with Justin Gatlin

    Oct 4, 2014, 3:26 PM EDT

    Robert Harting

    “I stand for nomination with a former doping offender, and that is the reason for my waiver,” German said.

  16. Usain Bolt wears lederhosen, takes mic at Oktoberfest

    Oct 4, 2014, 3:05 PM EDT

    Usain Bolt

    Six-time Olympic champ visits Munich for second straight year.

  17. Justin Gatlin among IAAF World Athlete of the Year candidates

    Oct 3, 2014, 9:35 AM EDT

    Justin Gatlin

    IAAF announces 10 men’s and 10 women’s candidates for top 2014 awards.

  18. Dennis Kimetto gets hero’s welcome in Kenya (photos)

    Oct 1, 2014, 4:15 PM EDT

    Dennis Kimetto

    Marathon world record smasher reportedly already has 2015 plans.

  19. Justin Gatlin eyes more 200s after undefeated season

    Oct 1, 2014, 10:49 AM EDT

    Justin Gatlin

    Sprinter discusses Usain Bolt, reflects on 2014 and looks ahead to 2015.

  20. Talk of a sub-two-hour marathon

    Sep 29, 2014, 1:16 PM EDT

    Dennis Kimetto

    Dennis Kimetto’s record-smashing win in Berlin brings the barrier into closer view.

  21. Dennis Kimetto breaks world record at Berlin Marathon (video)

    Sep 28, 2014, 5:40 AM EDT

    Dennis Kimetto

    Third Kenyan in four years to break the record in Berlin.

  22. Carolina Kostner questioned 4 hours in ex-boyfriend’s doping case

    Sep 26, 2014, 2:38 PM EDT

    Carolina Kostner

    Figure skater “extraneous from the entire case,” attorney said.

  23. Yelena Isinbayeva won’t compete in 2015

    Sep 25, 2014, 6:42 PM EDT

    Yelena Isinbayeva

    Russian pole vaulter is focused on Rio 2016.

  24. Eugene bid submitted for 2019 World Track and Field Championships

    Sep 25, 2014, 6:30 PM EDT

    Hayward Field

    U.S. has never hosted a World Track and Field Championships.