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  1. Usain Bolt, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce are IAAF athletes of the year...

    Jamaican sprinters Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce were chosen world athletes of the year on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2013
  2. Big Ten not talking about future of Suzy Favor Athlete of the Yea...

    The Big Ten isn't talking about the future of the Suzy Favor Athlete of the Year Award, named after three-time Olympian who revealed this week she lived a double life as an escort in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | December 21, 2012
  3. Usain Bolt, Allyson Felix named IAAF World Athletes of Year

    Usain Bolt won the IAAF World Athlete of the Year award for the fourth time Saturday after defending his 100 and 200 meter gold medals at last summer's Olympic Games in London.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2012
  4. Usain Bolt, Aries Merritt, David Rudisha finalists for IAAF's Wor...

    Usain Bolt, Aries Merritt and David Rudisha are the finalists for the World Athlete of the Year award.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2012
  5. Mo Farah wins best European men's athlete award

    Double Olympic champion Mo Farah has won the men's athlete of the year award from the European Athletics federation for a second straight year.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2012
  6. Michael Johnson doubts Usain Bolt's chances of 4 golds at 2012 Lo...

    Former Olympic 400-meter champion Michael Johnson doubts Usain Bolt will be able to win four gold medals at the London Games.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2011
  7. Usain Bolt wins record-tying third Athlete of the Year award

    Jamaican runner Usain Bolt won a record-tying third Athlete of the Year award on Saturday despite losing his dominating hold on the 100 meters in 2011.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2011
  8. Carmelita Jeter, Jesse Williams win Jesse Owens Award

    Sprinter Carmelita Jeter and high jumper Jesse Williams captured the Jesse Owens Award on Tuesday as the outstanding U.S. track and field athletes of the year.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2011
  9. Injured David Rudisha pulls out of Rome track meet

    Meet organizers say 800-meter world record holder David Rudisha has withdrawn from Thursday's Golden Gala with a left foot injury that has been bothering him since the beginning of the month.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2011
  10. David Rudisha, 800m record-holder, to sit out at Doha

    The IAAF says 800-meter world record-holder David Rudisha will miss this week's season-opening, Diamond League race in Doha with a left foot injury.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2011
  11. Jeremy Wariner, Tyson Gay will run at adidas Grand Prix

    Olympic gold medalist Jeremy Wariner and world champion Tyson Gay will run at the adidas Grand Prix in New York in June.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2011
  12. Oscar Pistorius trial resumes

    A neighbor and friend of Oscar Pistorius testified Monday that the double-amputee athlete was "torn apart" and desperately trying to save Reeva Steenkamp minutes after fatally shooting her at his home last year.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2014
  13. Prosecutor ends cross-examination of Oscar Pistorius

    The chief prosecutor in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has ended his cross-examination after challenging the athlete for five days of testimony about how he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2014
  14. Oscar Pistorius continues testimony in murder trial

    The chief prosecutor in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius on Monday accused him of tailoring his version of how he killed his girlfriend to fit evidence at the scene.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2014
  15. Kobe Bryant says healthy competition key in youth sports

    Ramona Shelburne

    Speaking at a panel on youth sports, Kobe Bryant encouraged friendly competition among kids

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2014
  16. 2013 New York City Marathon -- Athletes aware, but not deterred, ...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Athletes will be more aware of the beefed-up security at this year's New York City Marathon, but they are also undeterred by the race's new reality in a post-Boston bombing sports world.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2013