1. The Oiled Up, Ripped Flag-Bearer from Rio Is Headed to the Winter Olympics

    Pita Taufatofua was the star of the opening ceremony at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Now, the Tongan flag-bearer will compete in cross country skiing in Pyeongchang. Taufatofua is raising money to fund his trip to the Winter Olympics...

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  2. Justin Gatlin, Coach Under Doping Investigation; Agent Claims Sprinter Uses PEDs

    American track and field star Justin Gatlin and his coach, Dennis Mitchell, are under investigation for use of performance-enhancing drugs, according to Claire Newell, Hayley Dixon, Daniel Foggo, Callum Adams and Luke Heighton of the Telegraph ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 4 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  3. Mo Farah Named 2017 BBC Sports Personality of the Year

    British Olympic legend Mo Farah was named 2017 BBC Sports Personality of the Year in Liverpool on Sunday. BBC Sport confirmed the victory for the athlete, who is ending his successful track and field career to concentrate on road races...

    Rob Blanchette Written by Rob Blanchette about 4 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  4. Oscar Pistorius Injured in Prison Fight over Use of Public Telephone

    Former Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius was injured during a prison fight in South Africa on Dec. 6, according to BBC News ...

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  5. Colombian Olympic Weightlifter Edwin Mosquera Roa Dies at Age 32

    Colombian weightlifter Edwin Mosquera Roa was shot and killed Saturday in Palmira, Colombia, Spanish paper AS reported. " Weightlifting is mourning," the Colombian weightlifting federation said in a statement (h/t AS )...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 5 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  6. Oscar Pistorius' Jail Sentence for Killing Girlfriend Increased to 13 Years

    The Supreme Court of Appeal has increased Oscar Pistorius ' six-year jail sentence for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, to 13 years and five months...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 5 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  7. The Track Phenom Who Chose College Over Riches

    Move over Allyson Felix and Usain Bolt. Meet Sydney McLaughlin. She skipped going pro (and a big payday) for now—but it's not slowing her down from becoming the new face of track and field.

    Liam Boylan-Pett Written by Liam Boylan-Pett about 6 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  8. McKayla Maroney's Mom Says She's 'Not Great' After Revealing Alleged Molestation

    Erin Maroney, the mother of former Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney, said her daughter is doing "as expected" after making public allegations of sexual assault against Larry Nassar...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 6 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  9. Brazilian Olympic President Carlos Nuzman Investigated, Arrested for Vote-Buying

    Carlos Nuzman, the president of the Brazilian Olympic Committee, has been arrested for buying votes to secure the 2016 Olympic Games for Rio de Janeiro...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 7 months ago 2 reads 0 comments

  10. US Olympian Sandi Morris Was in Lockdown Across Street from Las Vegas Shooting

    U.S. Olympic pole vaulter Sandi Morris posted a tweet Monday saying she was across the street from the mass shooting that took place in Las Vegas last Sunday night: The Las ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 7 months ago 1,090 reads 0 comments

  11. NCAA Rules Runner Ryan Trahan Can't Use Athletics to Promote His Company

    The NCAA announced in a series of tweets Thursday that Texas A&M cross country runner Ryan Trahan cannot use his status as a collegiate athlete to promote his water bottle company on YouTube...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 7 months ago 429 reads 0 comments

  12. Longtime Track and Field Coach Xavier Samuels Died in Hurricane Irma

    Xavier "Dag" Samuels, a veteran track coach in the British Virgin Islands who most recently worked with Kyron McMaster, reportedly died as Hurricane Irma moved through the territory...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 8 months ago 2,941 reads 0 comments

  13. Prosecutors Allege Brazil's Olympic Committee Conspired to Buy IOC Votes

    Brazilian Olympic Committee president Carlos Arthur Nuzman and businessman Arthur Cesar de Menezes Soares Filho are alleged to have conspired to buy International Olympic Committee for the 2016 Olympic Games...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 8 months ago 2,390 reads 0 comments

  14. Olympic Runner David Torrence Dies at Age 31

    Olympic middle-distance runner David Torrence was discovered dead in a swimming pool on Monday morning. Paul Cockerton of the Daily Mirror reported Torrence, 31, was found in ...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 8 months ago 182,415 reads 0 comments

  15. IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Sunday Results and Final Medal Table

    Trinidad and Tobago shocked Team USA's men in the 4x400 meters relay final during Sunday's 2017 IAAF World Athletics Championships, preventing the double on the final day of the event...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 8 months ago 5,506 reads 0 comments

  16. Usain Bolt Says He Has 'Infinite Love' for His Fans After Injury in Final Race

    Jamaica's Usain Bolt has praised the "infinite love" received from his supporters after his career ended with an injury at the 2017 World Athletics Championships on Saturday night in London...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 8 months ago 5,244 reads 0 comments

  17. IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Friday Results and Medal Table

    Brittney Reese, Emma Coburn, Pawel Fajdek and Dafne Schippers shared the gold medals during Friday's 2017 IAAF World Athletics Championships in London...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 9 months ago 7,135 reads 0 comments

  18. Multiple Athletes at IAAF World Athletics Championships Out with Stomach Illness

    A number of athletes have fallen ill at the 2017 IAAF W orld Championships in London, suffering from a stomach bug while based at one of the competition's official hotels...

    Rob Blanchette Written by Rob Blanchette about 9 months ago 445 reads 0 comments

  19. Usain Bolt Fails to Win 100m Gold Medal at IAAF World Championships

    Justin Gatlin spoiled Usain Bolt's final individual 100-meter race during Saturday's 2017 IAAF World Championships by beating out the Jamaican sprinter to take the gold medal...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 9 months ago 72,483 reads 0 comments

  20. IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017 Results and Medal Table After Friday

    British superstar Mo Farah won the first gold medal of the 2017 IAAF World Athletics Championships on Friday and retained his 10,000-metre title, while Usain Bolt eased into the men's 100-metre semi-finals at the Olympic Stadium...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 9 months ago 4,836 reads 0 comments

  21. Mo Farah Wins 10,000m Gold Medal at IAAF World Championships

    Mo Farah defended his 10,000 metres gold medal at the 2017 IAAF World Championships on Friday, sending the home crowd in London into a frenzy...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 9 months ago 711 reads 0 comments

  22. Usain Bolt Confirms 2017 IAAF World Championships Will Be His Final Competition

    Legendary Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt confirmed Friday the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London will be his final official competition...

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  23. Oscar Pistorius Hospitalized for Chest Pain, 'Okay' After Fears of Heart Attack

    Former Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius was hospitalized early Thursday in his native South Africa after complaining of chest pains at Atteridgeville Prison, where he's serving a ...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 9 months ago 2,327 reads 0 comments

  24. Julia Hawkins Sets 100-Meter Dash Record for Women 100 Years or Older

    Julia Hawkins ran the 100-meter dash in 40.12 seconds at the USA Track and Field Outdoors Masters Championships on Saturday, setting the record for a woman 100 or older, the Washington Post 's Marissa Payne reported...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 9 months ago 124,818 reads 0 comments

  25. Ryan Lochte Cleared of All Charges Related to Rio Olympics Incident

    United States swimmer Ryan Lochte has been cleared of all charges stemming from providing false information to police at a gas station after an alleged robbery during the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 9 months ago 19,169 reads 0 comments