Olympic Track and Field
BEIJING — Guo Jie, a former Chinese discus thrower who was the world’s oldest surviving Olympian, has died. He was 103.The official Xinhua News Agency said Guo died Sunday.
Date: 11/16/2015 | Sports
MOSCOW — The Russian government has begun fighting accusations that the country operated a vast state-sponsored doping program, even as the first punishment was handed down Tuesday.
Date: 11/10/2015 | Sports
GENEVA — Russia could be banned from next year’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro after a devastatingly critical World Anti-Doping Agency report accused the country’s government of complicity in widespread doping and cover-ups by its track and field athletes.
Date: 11/09/2015 | Sports
JOHANNESBURG — Oscar Pistorius spent Tuesday at his uncle’s mansion after being moved from jail to house arrest, but the former track star faces another legal challenge next month when prosecutors argue at an appeals court that he should go back to prison for much longer for killing his...
Date: 10/20/2015 | Sports
LONDON — The entire U.S. men’s sprint relay team was stripped of its silver medal from the 2012 London Olympics on Wednesday as a result of Tyson Gay’s doping case, two officials with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press.
Date: 05/13/2015 | Sports
JOHANNESBURG — Oscar Pistorius again faces the possibility of a murder conviction after a South African judge ruled Wednesday that prosecutors can appeal against the double-amputee Olympian’s conviction on the lesser charge of culpable homicide.
Date: 12/10/2014 | Sports