World Athletics Council said they prioritize fairness and the integrity of female track and field competitions, rather than inclusion. The ruling could hinder several Olympic medalists.
A torn hamstring left sprinter Derek Redmond painfully limping through the last 200 meters at the 1992 Summer Olympics. Then his father Jim emerged to help him cross the finish line, together.
After two star athletes could not outdo one another, an official said they could move to a "jump-off." They had another idea: why not share?
Sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya told reporters that she was pleading for help from Japanese police at the airport and will not return home to Belarus.
For the first time since 2004, there will be no Usain Bolt scorching the track. That means a new generation of speed demons is looking to make its mark.
Richardson has accepted a one-month suspension after testing positive for THC, the main psychoactive component of marijuana.
Steve Waithe, 28, is facing charges of cyberstalking and wire fraud over a scheme in which he allegedly used fake social media accounts to solicit nude photographs from female student athletes.
"The Freeze" is a welcome diversion at sweltering Atlanta Braves games. Wearing a full body leotard, the sprinting mascot races fans between innings of...