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  1. Justin Gatlin fails to make list of finalists for world athlete a...

    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.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2014
  2. Justin Gatlin shrugs off critics -- I'm believing in myself

    Justin Gatlin doesn't quite understand the backlash over his nomination for track and field athlete of the year.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2014
  3. Sebastian Coe, IAAF vice president, says he has 'big problems' wi...

    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.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2014
  4. Robert Harting wants off nomination list due to Justin Gatlin inc...

    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.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2014
  5. Justin Gatlin among 10 nominated for World Athlete award

    American sprinter Justin Gatlin, unbeaten this season, has been named as an IAAF World Athlete of the Year candidate.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2014
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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