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

    Feb 27, 2015, 12:52 PM EST

    Ashton Eaton, Brianne Theisen Eaton

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

  2. Bernard Lagat cancels farewell tour with Rio in mind

    Feb 25, 2015, 3:34 PM EST


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

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

    Feb 18, 2015, 2:41 PM EST

    Lolo Jones, Anthony Davis - Lifestyle

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

  4. Matthew Centrowitz’s chase for gold

    Feb 17, 2015, 12:53 PM EST

    Matthew Centrowitz, Asbel Kiprop

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

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

    Feb 14, 2015, 5:00 PM EST

    Ashton Eaton

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

  6. Usain Bolt details retirement plan for 2017

    Feb 14, 2015, 11:58 AM EST

    Usain Bolt

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

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

    Feb 12, 2015, 8:35 AM EST

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

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

    Feb 10, 2015, 5:06 PM EST

    Usain Bolt

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

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

    Feb 7, 2015, 11:57 AM EST


    Alpine skiing, figure skating and track and field events.

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

    Feb 3, 2015, 6:58 AM EST

    Liu Xiang

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

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

    Jan 30, 2015, 4:12 PM EST

    Galen Rupp

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

  12. Russian Olympic, World champions get doping bans

    Jan 30, 2015, 11:00 AM EST

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    Tatyana Chernova beat Jessica Ennis at the 2011 World Championships.

  13. Rita Jeptoo gets two-year doping ban

    Jan 30, 2015, 9:32 AM EST


    The ban would rule Jeptoo out of the Rio Olympics.

  14. Boston Marathon finish line shoveled by Ironman triathlete

    Jan 28, 2015, 3:23 PM EST

    Boston Marathon finish line shoveled

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

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

    Jan 27, 2015, 4:14 PM EST

    Tori Bowie

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

  16. Yohan Blake details ‘dreams’ for 2015

    Jan 27, 2015, 2:37 PM EST

    Yohan Blake

    Once Usain Bolt’s top rival, the Jamaican is returning from a second major injury in as many years.

  17. McKayla Maroney, Meb Keflezighi get Topps baseball cards

    Jan 23, 2015, 9:54 AM EST

    McKayla Maroney

    Olympic medalists threw out ceremonial first pitches last season.

  18. ‘Foxcatcher,’ ‘Unbroken’ receive Oscar nominations

    Jan 15, 2015, 8:57 AM EST


    Best Actor, Supporting Actor included among the nominations.

  19. Paula Radcliffe sets farewell at London Marathon

    Jan 14, 2015, 8:37 AM EST

    Paula Radcliffe

    World record holder, now 41, hasn’t raced over 26.2 miles since 2011.

  20. Jessica Ennis-Hill sets first heptathlon since London Olympics

    Jan 12, 2015, 9:33 AM EST

    Jessica Ennis-Hill

    Ennis-Hill will face potential Rio Olympic rivals in her first multi-event competition since the London Games.

  21. Doping issue ‘as bad as AIDS,’ Kenya track and field boss says

    Jan 10, 2015, 9:29 AM EST


    Distance running powerhouse has been under scrutiny with many positive drug tests in recent months.

  22. Seb Coe wants cross-country running in Winter Olympics

    Jan 8, 2015, 8:36 AM EST

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    It’s not the first time an Olympic track great has proposed the idea.

  23. London Marathon field includes last two world record holders

    Jan 8, 2015, 8:15 AM EST


    Plus the greatest Olympic track distance runner of all time.