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Gene Cherry

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.

Athletics: New Jamaican world trials dates worry other meet organizers

Feb 13 2019

The Jamaican athletics federation's decision to hold their world championships trials during a period typically reserved for Diamond League and other meetings is raising global concerns.

Athletics: McLaughlin set to start pro career but not in hurdles

Jan 25 2019

American Sydney McLaughlin makes her professional debut on a Boston track on Saturday but it won't be in the hurdles.

Athletics: Sprinter De Grasse switches coaches, now trains in Florida

Dec 28 2018

Triple Olympic medalist Andre De Grasse has selected well-known trainer Rana Reider as his new coach and moved to Florida where the Canadian is working to rekindle his sprinting career.

Athletics: Gatlin still believes he can be a contender in Doha 100m

Dec 13 2018

The clock is ticking on Justin Gatlin and not just the stopwatch. The world champion will be 37 years old when he defends his 100 meters title in Doha next September.

Russian athletics federation remains banned, says IAAF

Dec 04 2018

MONACO The IAAF on Tuesday upheld a ban against Russia's athletics federation over doping in the country, pending full access to doping data stored in Moscow and financial compensation.

Athletics: IAAF to vote on Tuesday on whether to reinstate Russia

Dec 03 2018

MONACO Russia's athletics federation will learn on Tuesday whether its ban for widespread doping, in place for the last three years, will be lifted by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).

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