Men's track and field

FILE - In this April 15, 2019, file photo, the elite men break from the start of the 123rd Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass. The 2020 Boston Marathon, which was rescheduled to run on Sept. 14th, was canceled Thursday May 28, 2020 for the first time in its 124-year history due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak. (AP Photo/Stew Milne, File)
AP News
May 28, 2020 - 11:57 am
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Marathon has been canceled for the first time in its 124-year history. Organizers said Thursday that they instead will have a “virtual event” in which participants who verify that they ran 26.2 miles on their own will receive their finisher's medal. The race had originally...
Read More
Sapporo Mayor Katsuhiro Akimoto speaks to journalists about a new plan on the 2020 Olympic marathons and race walking events, at the city office in Sapporo, northern Japan Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. The International Olympic Committee detailed a new plan Wednesday to stage the marathons and race walking events in Sapporo, the host city of the 1972 Winter Olympics, which "will mean significantly lower temperatures for the athletes." (Yohei Fukai/Kyodo News via AP)
October 17, 2019 - 1:23 am
TOKYO (AP) — Sapporo officials are thrilled with a proposal to move next year's Tokyo Olympic marathons to the northern Japanese city to avoid the summer heat in the city. That was not the case in Tokyo, where the reaction to the move seemed to catch city and organizing committee officials by...
Read More
Marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge from Kenya celebrates under the clock after crossing the finish line of the INEOS 1:59 Challenge after 1:59:40 in Vienna, Austria, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. He is the first human ever to run a marathon under two hours. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)
October 12, 2019 - 5:34 am
VIENNA (AP) — Eliud Kipchoge sent shockwaves through the world of sport by becoming the first athlete to break the two-hour barrier for a marathon, although it will not count as a record. The Olympic champion and world record holder from Kenya clocked 1 hour, 59 minutes and 40.2 seconds at the...
Read More
Anderson Peters, of Grenada reacts on his way to winning the gold medal in the men's javelin throw final at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
October 06, 2019 - 2:19 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — As a kid, Grenadian javelin thrower Anderson Peters would hurl sticks at mangoes and apples to get them to fall to the ground. He had the best arm of all his friends. He showed it off on an even bigger stage. Peters won the javelin throw Sunday night for his country's second-ever...
Read More
Gold medal Nia Ali, of the United States, celebrates winning the women's 100 meter hurdles at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
October 06, 2019 - 12:04 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The United States showed off the speed and depth of its squad to win three gold medals on the final day of the world track championships. U.S. runners won the men's and women's 4x400-meter relays, and U.S. women finished first and second in the 100-meter hurdles. The U.S...
Read More
Noah Lyles of the United States crosses the finish line to win the men's 4x100 meter relay final ahead of silver medalist Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake of Great Britain & NI during the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
October 05, 2019 - 12:50 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The United States ended a 12-year wait for a gold medal in the men's 4x100-meter relay at the world track and field championships Saturday, the American women had to settle for bronze behind Jamaica. The all-star U.S. men's squad started with individual 100-meter world champion...
Read More
Joe Kovacs, of the United States, competes in the men's shot put final at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 05, 2019 - 11:22 am
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The Latest on the world track and field championships Saturday (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Joe Kovacs of the United States has won the shot put with the biggest throw for 29 years in a contest decided by just a single centimeter. Kovacs threw 22.91 meters in the final round to...
Read More
Spectators hold up a poster of high jumper Mutaz Essa Barshim, of Qatar, at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 04, 2019 - 10:57 am
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The Latest on the world track and field championships Friday (all times local): 8:30 p.m. Timothy Cheruiyot of Kenya secured his place in the men's 1,500-meter final in front of the largest crowds yet at the Doha track world championships. The silver medalist in 2017, Cheruiyot...
Read More
Noah Lyles of the United States, gold medalist in the men's 200 meters, poses during the medal ceremony at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
October 03, 2019 - 8:51 am
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Noah Lyles is counting down the days until he can kick back and read comic books, record some music he’s written, spend money on fashionable clothes and do whatever other non-track things come to mind. The home screen on the American sprinter’s phone already tells him it’s about...
Read More
Donavan Brazier, of the U.S., celebrates winning the the men's 800 meter final at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
October 01, 2019 - 1:46 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Less than 24 hours after distance running coach Alberto Salazar was banned for doping offenses, an athlete from his training camp won gold in the 800 meters. American Donavan Brazier took command of the field at the halfway point and built a comfortable lead to win in a...
Read More

Pages