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Russian high jump star hits out at slow pace of reforms

Moscow (AP) — Russia's only reigning athletics world champion said Friday that the country isn't moving fast enough with reforms that could see its...

Miller-Uibo wins Diamond League 400 final to add to 200

Brussels (AP) — Shaunae Miller-Uibo won her second Diamond League final in as many weeks, setting a world leading time in the 400 meters...

Life bans upheld for 3 officials in doping, bribery case

Lausanne, Switzerland (AP) — Life bans for the son of former IAAF President Lamine Diack and Russia's former top athletics official have been upheld...

Bolt gets the cheers, and Americans get the medals at worlds

London (AP) — Usain Bolt took a last leisurely stroll around the track, placed his hands over his heart and then pointed toward the...

Schippers gets 200 gold; US has 1-2 finish in steeplechase

London (AP) — On a night of even more upsets, Dafne Schippers restored some normalcy Friday when she proved again she is the fastest...

Track and field still waiting for ‘The Next Usain Bolt’

London (AP) — If track and field's wildest fantasy — "The Next Usain Bolt" — really is out there somewhere, he most certainly was...

Welcome back: Makwala stops, drops and sprints at worlds

London (AP) — Turns out, Isaac Makwala is healthy. Really healthy, in fact. So healthy, that after getting called back to the stadium for a...

With challenger not admitted, Van Niekerk cruises to victory

London (AP) — If it seemed as though there were miles between Wayde van Niekerk and his closest competition on Tuesday — well, that...

Jamaica overcomes the hurdles, finally gets its gold

London (AP) — The tune blaring across the stadium sound system was unmistakable: "Jamming" by Bob Marley. The flag the winner paraded around the...

Bowie wins 100 meters at world championships

London (AP) — The American sprinter took a mighty tumble. Nobody, however, has fallen harder than Jamaica so far at this year's world championships. The...

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Cyclone kills 13 in southern India, 80K people evacuated

New Delhi (AP) — A cyclone hit the coast of southern India on Friday, killing at least 13 people, damaging homes and forcing the...

WikiLeaks’ Assange faces charges; lawyer says he’d fight

Washington (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not willingly travel to the United States to face charges filed under seal against him, one...

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