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Gene Cherry

Athletics: Taylor fears for triple jump as Diamond League changes

1:29am EDT

As athletics' Diamond League prepares to create a trimmer look for 2020, Christian Taylor worries about the future of the event in which he has won five gold medals.

Lyles to run only 200m at U.S. trials, double in 2020

Jul 15 2019

World 200 meters favorite Noah Lyles has ruled out also running the 100 meters at next week's U.S. championships/world trials, the sprinter and his coach told Reuters on Monday.

Athletics: Lyles to race 100m in Monaco, then decide world plans

Jul 06 2019

There's more to come from Noah Lyles before the American completes his European tour.

Athletics: Forget his age, Gatlin is ready to battle for another world title

Jul 03 2019

Justin Gatlin has made it clear he is not going to give up his world 100 meters title without a fight despite the emergence of much younger sprinters.

Semenya vows no world championships if she can't run 800 meters

Jul 01 2019

STANFORD, California Olympic champion Caster Semenya said on Sunday she would not defend her world title in Doha next September if she could not run in the 800 meters because of new testosterone regulations imposed by the sport's governing body.

Athletics: Coleman to double at U.S. trials, worlds and Olympics

Apr 09 2019

World 100m silver medalist Christian Coleman will go for a sprint double at July's U.S. championships, setting the stage for a run at gold in both at Doha's world championships and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, his manager told Reuters.

Athletics: Distance races to continue at Prefontaine despite IAAF changes

Mar 15 2019

Distance races are expected to continue at Oregon's Prefontaine Classic and at other meetings even though the Diamond League is dropping events longer than 3,000 meters from its globally televised program in 2020, officials say.

Athletics: Diamond League to cut meetings, disciplines by 2020

Mar 11 2019

Athletics' Diamond League circuit will have a trimmer look and fewer meetings beginning in 2020 as the one-day competitions aim for a more consistent, fast moving format, the IAAF said on Monday.

Athletics: Board declines to reinstate Lananna to USATF presidency

Feb 25 2019

Track and field's U.S. governing board (USATF) has voted to continue their year-old "temporary administrative leave" of president Vin Lananna.

Athletics: Free spirit Lyles hip-hopping along medal trail

Feb 21 2019

CLERMONT, Fla. The rain buffets the training camp tent as Noah Lyles offers up a hip-hop song that has been on his mind.

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