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  1. Boston, Chicago Marathon winner Rita Jeptoo fails drug test

    Oct 31, 2014, 5:21 PM EDT

    Rita Jeptoo

    The Kenyan won four straight World Marathon Majors.

  2. Meb Keflezighi in familiar spot as New York City Marathon underdog

    Oct 30, 2014, 3:50 PM EDT

    Meb Keflezighi

    Keflezighi faces tough odds to win Sunday, just as in Boston.

  3. Caroline Wozniacki nervous for New York City Marathon, even in her dreams

    Oct 29, 2014, 2:20 PM EDT

    Caroline Wozniacki

    Tennis player flew from Singapore to Denmark to New York this week.

  4. Prosecutors to appeal Oscar Pistorius verdict, sentence

    Oct 27, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT

    Oscar Pistorius

    Pistorius was sentenced to no more than five years behind prison last week.

  5. Allyson Felix’s patience pays off in 2014, ready to explore again in 2015

    Oct 23, 2014, 3:14 PM EDT

    Allyson Felix

    Felix came back from torn hamstring to post the fastest 200m time since the London Olympics.

  6. Oscar Pistorius’ agent seeks prison meeting to discuss running future

    Oct 23, 2014, 11:59 AM EDT

    Oscar Pistorius

    Pistorius is banned from competing during his sentence, even if not in jail, by Paralympic and South African Olympic Committees.

  7. Jeneba Tarmoh mulls representing Sierra Leone at Rio 2016 Olympics

    Oct 22, 2014, 9:16 AM EDT

    Jeneba Tarmoh

    Tarmoh was part of the infamous tie at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.”

  13. 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.

  14. 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.”

  15. Oscar Pistorius’ sentence expected Tuesday

    Oct 17, 2014, 9:41 AM EDT

    Oscar Pistorius

    Runner faces up to 15 years in prison.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. Oscar Pistorius begins sentencing Monday

    Oct 12, 2014, 11:54 AM EDT

    Oscar Pistorius

    Runner could get 15 years in jail.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.

  21. 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.

  22. 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.

  23. 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.