Kerley leads red, white & blue sweep of 100 at worldsJuly 17, 2022 GMT
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Before the race, U.S. fighter jets zoomed over the stadium. Then, down on the track, Americans flashed a different kind of speed.
Fred Kerley led the charge Saturday on an All-American night for track and field, headlining the first U.S.
Thompson-Herah edges Richardson in the Prefontaine 100May 28, 2022 GMT
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Olympic gold medalist Elaine Thompson-Herah of Jamaica held off American Sha'Carri Richardson in the 100 meters at a rainy Prefontaine Classic on Saturday.
Thompson-Herah won in the 100 and 200 and the 400 relay at the Tokyo Olympics.
Refugee Olympic team awarded prestigious Spanish prizeMay 25, 2022 GMT
MADRID (AP) — The Olympic Refugee Foundation and the refugee Olympics team are the winners of this year’s Princess of Asturias Award for sports, the Spanish foundation that organizes the prizes said Wednesday.
Roundup of Olympic gold medals from Saturday, August 7August 7, 2021 GMT
TOKYO (AP) — A roundup of gold medals from Saturday, August 7, at the Tokyo Games:
Olympic Latest: France earns gold for 1st volleyball medalAugust 7, 2021 GMT
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic:
‘Four Ferraris’: Italy race to shock 4x100 gold at OlympicsAugust 6, 2021 GMT
TOKYO (AP) — There are some things track fans are used to: Nobody stops the Jamaican women at these Olympics and the tireless Sifan Hassan is a contender for a medal in every distance race she enters.
Sifan Hassan running for Olympic history in distance racesAugust 5, 2021 GMT
TOKYO (AP) — Sifan Hassan is taking distance running at the Olympics back to previous, golden eras by attempting to win not one, not two, but three gold medals at the Tokyo Games.
The Ethiopian-born Hassan, who competes for the Netherlands, has already ticked one of those off with victory in the 5,000 meters.
No keeping her down: After a fall, busy Hassan gets a goldAugust 2, 2021 GMT
TOKYO (AP) — Sifan Hassan pointed to her left shoulder. “I have pain here,” she said.
Then, her right leg. “Pain here.”
Then, she dropped her hands to her sides in exhaustion, too tired to explain it anymore.
‘Wow! Wow!’ Women get Olympic track off to a sizzling startJuly 30, 2021 GMT
TOKYO (AP) — The look on sprinter Marie-Josée Ta Lou's face said everything. “Wow! Wow!” she screamed, her eyes wide open and her mouth agape as she crossed the finish line first and looked over at the clock.
Ethiopia’s Barega wins 1st track gold of Tokyo OlympicsJuly 30, 2021 GMT
TOKYO (AP) — Selemon Barega won the first track and field gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics on Friday and claimed the 10,000-meter title back for Ethiopia after nearly a decade of dominance by Mo Farah.
Craziness: Hassan considers running triple at OlympicsJuly 29, 2021 GMT
TOKYO (AP) — Sifan Hassan's schedule on the Olympic track looks more like a list of punishments drawn up by a very angry physical education teacher.
Six distance races in eight days, consisting of three 1,500-meter runs, two 5,000s, and a 10,000 to top it off.
A list of Olympians to follow on social mediaJuly 22, 2021 GMT
TOKYO (AP) — With the Olympics starting Friday, athletes from around the world are in Tokyo, most of them restricted to training and their hotels because of virus protocols. Still, they are posting photos and videos of their travel and preparations for the Games.
Medal predictions for events at the Tokyo OlympicsJuly 21, 2021 GMT
TOKYO (AP) — Olympic medal predictions by AP beat writers:
IOC details rules on political protests at OlympicsJanuary 9, 2020 GMT
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — No taking a knee at the Olympics. No hand gestures with political meaning. No disrespect at medal ceremonies.
The International Olympic Committee published guidelines Thursday specifying which types of athlete protests will not be allowed at the 2020 Tokyo Games.