Women's track and field

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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Salwa Eid Naser, of Bahrain, wins ahead of Shaunae Miller-Uibo, of Bahamas, in the women's 400 meter final at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 03, 2019 - 5:10 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — None of them could believe it. Not the woman who pulled off the biggest upset of the world championships. Not the woman she beat. And certainly not that second-place finisher’s husband _ decathlete Maicel Uibo, who walked away with a silver medal that was almost as big a surprise...
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Omar Mcleod, of Jamaica, right, falls as Orlando Ortega, of Spain, finishes the the men's 110 meter hurdles final during the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 03, 2019 - 11:46 am
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The Latest on the track and field world championships (all times local): 9: 25 p.m. There are now two bronze medalists in the men’s 110-meter hurdles. Spanish hurdler Orlando Ortega will be awarded an extra bronze medal after Jamaican Omar McLeod collided with him during the...
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Grant Holloway, of the United States celebrates as he wins the gold medal in the men's 110 meter hurdles final at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. At center is Orlando Ortega, of Spain and at right is Omar Mcleod, of Jamaica who fell. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
October 02, 2019 - 3:49 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Most of the prime contenders in the women’s 200 had dropped out before the race even began. In the men’s 110 hurdles, the favorites waited to start tumbling until after the gun went off. Two gold medals. Two ways to win them. Dina Asher-Smith took the easier road Wednesday to...
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Sarah Mcdonald, of Great Britain, Ciara Mageean, of Ireland, Faith Kipyegon, of Kenya, Nikki Hiltz, of the United States, Sifan Hassan, of the Netherlands, and Winnie Nanyondo, of Uganda, from left, compete in the women's 1500 meter heats at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
October 02, 2019 - 8:23 am
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The Latest on the track and field world championships (all times local): 6:05 p.m. Sifan Hassan has cruised into the semifinals of the 1,500 meters, the day after her coach Alberto Salazar was banned for doping offenses. The Dutch runner is chasing her second gold medal of the...
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Runners start the women's marathon at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
October 01, 2019 - 8:02 am
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The Latest on the track and field world championships (all times local): 5.40 p.m. Compete in the world championship marathon, sit out the next three months. That's the message from Ethiopian track and field officials concerned about the heat in Qatar. The federation says it "has...
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