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  1. German amputee keeps rivaling top long jumpers, eyes Olympics

    May 20, 2015, 1:38 PM EDT

    Markus Rehm

    Markus Rehm jumped another personal best on Saturday, moving up the list of top active jumpers.

  2. Caster Semenya: I can’t stop running because of gender controversy

    May 20, 2015, 12:53 PM EDT

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    The Olympic silver medalist has been off the elite competition radar for nearly two years.

  3. Justin Gatlin: ‘All is fine’ with Beijing meet organizers

    May 20, 2015, 9:15 AM EDT

    Justin Gatlin

    Gatlin’s agent also called the sprinter “misunderstood.”

  4. Roger Bannister’s shoes from 4-minute mile set for auction

    May 20, 2015, 8:21 AM EDT


    A stopwatch used to time Bannister’s feat was also recently auctioned.

  5. Justin Gatlin ‘kicked out’ of Beijing track meet

    May 19, 2015, 7:47 AM EDT

    Justin Gatlin

    “They didn’t have any respect for me.”

  6. Blind pole vaulter Charlotte Brown finishes third at state meet

    May 16, 2015, 3:44 PM EDT


    “If I could send a message to anybody, it’s not about pole vaulting and it’s not about track. It’s about finding something that makes you happy despite whatever obstacles are in your way.”

  7. Justin Gatlin runs world’s fastest 100m since August 2012

    May 15, 2015, 5:16 PM EDT


    Also, an upstart U.S. women’s hurdler beat the last two Olympic champions.

  8. Ashton Eaton’s signature now on his high school track (video)

    May 14, 2015, 10:49 AM EDT

    Ashton Eaton

    Mountain View High School dedicated its track to the Olympic decathlon champion.

  9. Five events to watch at Diamond League opener in Doha

    May 14, 2015, 9:49 AM EDT

    Justin Gatlin

    Justin Gatlin, Allyson Felix and Mo Farah are in action to start the season Friday.

  10. U.S. 4x100m relay team stripped of 2012 Olympic silver medals

    May 13, 2015, 3:00 PM EDT

    U.S. 4x100m relay team

    Tyson Gay already returned his medal following his doping ban.

  11. Haile Gebrselassie retires from competitive running

    May 11, 2015, 8:45 AM EDT

    Haile Gebrselassie

    Ethiopian great held the marathon world record and won two Olympic 10,000m golds.

  12. Bryan Clay, Olympic decathlon champion, pulls daughter’s tooth with javelin

    May 6, 2015, 8:53 AM EDT

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    Watch the resourceful video from the 2008 gold medalist.

  13. Jamaica exacts revenge on U.S. at World Relays, without Usain Bolt

    May 3, 2015, 10:32 PM EDT


    Bolt was seen at the stadium but sat out as an injury precaution.

  14. U.S. holds off Usain Bolt at World Relays (video)

    May 2, 2015, 10:45 PM EDT

    Ryan Bailey, Usain Bolt

    Also, Allyson Felix was involved in a collision.

  15. Usain Bolt: I have no issues with Justin Gatlin

    May 1, 2015, 2:21 PM EDT

    Usain Bolt, Justin Gatlin

    Bolt and Gatlin could go head to head at the IAAF World Relays this weekend.

  16. Kirani James breaks Michael Johnson record at Drake Relays

    Apr 25, 2015, 10:33 AM EDT

    Kirani James

    Only two men have ever run faster this early in the season.

  17. Bruce Jenner: I’m a woman; Olympians react

    Apr 25, 2015, 8:53 AM EDT


    Jenner explained how he felt different while winning the decathlon at the Montreal 1976 Olympics.

  18. Watch Drake Relays, Penn Relays on NBC Sports Live Extra on Saturday

    Apr 24, 2015, 3:51 PM EDT

    Justin Gatlin

    Several Olympic champions are in the fields at the two meets.

  19. Usain Bolt: Tyson Gay’s reduced ban ‘the stupidest thing I’ve ever heard’

    Apr 24, 2015, 10:08 AM EDT

    Usain Bolt, Tyson Gay

    “I feel like he let me down, and he let the sport down.”

  20. Meb Keflezighi hopes to be an example for Ryan Hall as Olympic trials approach

    Apr 23, 2015, 12:29 PM EDT


    “It depends who you ask,” Keflezighi said of the U.S. Olympic Trials favorite.

  21. Runner finishes Boston Marathon on Tuesday morning

    Apr 21, 2015, 10:00 AM EDT

    Maickel Melamed

    The inspirational Maickel Melamed needed 20 hours to finish.

  22. True St. Louis Marathon winner breaks tape at Busch Stadium (video)

    Apr 21, 2015, 9:30 AM EDT


    Andrea Karl didn’t break the tape on marathon day because another runner jumped on the course late in the race.