Facing a backlash over his doping past, American sprinter Justin Gatlin has failed to make the list of finalists for the IAAF world athlete of the year award.
Justin Gatlin doesn't quite understand the backlash over his nomination for track and field athlete of the year.
IAAF vice president Sebastian Coe says he has "big problems" with the track and field governing body including doping-tainted sprinter Justin Gatlin on the athlete of the year short list.
Olympic discus champion Robert Harting says he wants to be taken off the short list for the athlete of the year because it also contains Justin Gatlin, an American sprinter who has been convicted of doping.
American sprinter Justin Gatlin, unbeaten this season, has been named as an IAAF World Athlete of the Year candidate.
Jamaican sprinters Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce were chosen world athletes of the year on Saturday.
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.
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.
Usain Bolt, Aries Merritt and David Rudisha are the finalists for the World Athlete of the Year 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.
Former Olympic 400-meter champion Michael Johnson doubts Usain Bolt will be able to win four gold medals at the London Games.
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.
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.
Meet organizers say 800-meter world record holder David Rudisha has withdrawn from Thursday's Golden Gala with a left foot injury that has been bothering him since the beginning of the month.
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.
Olympic gold medalist Jeremy Wariner and world champion Tyson Gay will run at the adidas Grand Prix in New York in June.