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  1. Wallace Spearmon fails drug test, banned 3 months

    Sep 19, 2014, 2:31 PM EDT

    Wallace Spearmon

    Spearmon lost a 2008 Olympic medal due to disqualification and finished fourth in the 2012 Olympic 200m.

  2. Carolina Kostner skips hearing in ex-boyfriend’s doping case

    Sep 19, 2014, 8:02 AM EDT

    Carolina Kostner

    Olympic medalist skater could be called in for later hearing.

  3. Ato Boldon’s track and field season awards

    Sep 18, 2014, 1:39 PM EDT

    Justin Gatlin

    NBC Olympics analyst hands out athlete of the year honors and more.

  4. Yelena Isinbayeva set to return to pole vault training, report says

    Sep 18, 2014, 9:30 AM EDT

    Yelena Isinbayeva

    Russian Olympic champion gave birth to daughter in June.

  5. Paula Radcliffe set for first race since pulling out of London Olympics

    Sep 17, 2014, 10:38 AM EDT

    Paula Radcliffe

    World record holder, now 40, could enter two more major marathons.

  6. Hicham El Guerrouj, King of the Mile, could still run fast at 40

    Sep 17, 2014, 10:04 AM EDT

    Hicham El Guerrouj

    Two-time Olympic champion runs five or six times per week.

  7. Lolo Jones eliminated from ‘Dancing with the Stars’

    Sep 17, 2014, 8:41 AM EDT

    Lolo Jones

    Jones posted she had “flashbacks of the three Olympics and that people constantly tease me about.”

  8. Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps hope to meet for first time before Olympic farewell

    Sep 15, 2014, 2:36 PM EDT

    Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps

    The greatest Olympians of this generation discuss thoughts on one another.

  9. Carolina Kostner called to hearing in ex-boyfriend’s doping case

    Sep 15, 2014, 11:05 AM EDT

    Carolina Kostner

    Olympic bronze medalist figure skater dated Olympic race-walking champion when he tested positive.

  10. Oscar Pistorius’ Nike contract terminated

    Sep 13, 2014, 8:52 PM EDT

    Oscar Pistorius

    Nike had suspended its contract with the runner six days after he shot and killed his girlfriend.

  11. Jenny Simpson has long-standing record in sight after spectacular season

    Sep 12, 2014, 4:50 PM EDT

    Jenny Simpson

    Simpson, racing the Fifth Avenue Mile on Saturday, is one tenth away from breaking a 31-year-old mark.

  12. Things Mutaz Barshim could jump over (photos)

    Sep 12, 2014, 1:15 PM EDT

    Mutaz Barshim

    High jumper hashtag has taken social media by storm.

  13. Reeva Steenkamp’s mom says justice was not served in Oscar Pistorius trial (video)

    Sep 12, 2014, 12:10 PM EDT

    Barry Steenkamp, June Steenkamp

    Steenkamp’s parents want to meet with Pistorius, they told NBC News.

  14. Oscar Pistorius would be allowed in Paralympics after serving sentence

    Sep 12, 2014, 11:42 AM EDT

    Oscar Pistorius

    “We would not stand in his way,” IPC spokesman said.

  15. Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide (verdict video)

    Sep 12, 2014, 7:48 AM EDT

    Oscar Pistorius

    Runner faces up to 15 years in prison, plus sentence for gun charge.

  16. Oscar Pistorius trial judge rules out murder, verdict incomplete

    Sep 11, 2014, 9:15 AM EDT

    Oscar Pistorius

    Runner could still face up to 15 years in prison for culpable homicide.

  17. Oscar Pistorius trial resumes for verdict Thursday

    Sep 9, 2014, 3:28 PM EDT

    Oscar Pistorius

    Why the runner’s judgment could be a very long process.

  18. Justin Gatlin runs fastest 100m of 2014, wins 200m an hour later (video)

    Sep 5, 2014, 4:11 PM EDT

    Justin Gatlin

    One of the greatest sprint doubles in history.

  19. Usain Bolt talks Olympic history, racing in the U.S., more in Q&A

    Sep 4, 2014, 11:56 AM EDT

    Usain Bolt

    Bolt talks about the one “wow” experience he’s had in all his travels.

  20. Justin Gatlin primed for his ‘Super Bowl’ in Diamond League finale

    Sep 4, 2014, 10:40 AM EDT

    Justin Gatlin

    Allyson Felix, Galen Rupp and Jenny Simpson also in action in Brussels.

  21. Lolo Jones on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ cast

    Sep 4, 2014, 8:23 AM EDT

    Lolo Jones

    Jones is the second track and field Olympian to go on the show.

  22. Runner with autism keeps making strides (video)

    Sep 3, 2014, 9:20 AM EDT

    Mike Brannigan

    Mike Brannigan is fast enough to run for a top college program, but there are still obstacles.

  23. Usain Bolt takes on all questions in India

    Sep 2, 2014, 10:57 AM EDT

    Usain Bolt

    Would he rather race fast cars or cheetahs?

  24. Carl Lewis becomes full-time University of Houston track coach

    Sep 1, 2014, 2:37 PM EDT

    Carl Lewis

    Lewis joins staff with two other Olympic sprint medalists.

  25. Tyson Gay last place in Zurich; Jenny Simpson leads U.S. winners (video)

    Aug 28, 2014, 4:56 PM EDT

    Tyson Gay

    Allyson Felix, David Rudisha beaten in first of two Diamond League finals meets.

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