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  1. Renaud Lavillenie, Valerie Adams named IAAF athletes of the year

    Pole vault indoor record holder Renaud Lavillenie of France and shot putter Valerie Adams of New Zealand were named world athletes of the year on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2014
  2. 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
  3. Andrew Wiggins and Morgan Andrews win national prep athlete of ye...

    Kansas recruit Andrew Wiggins and soccer player Morgan Andrews were honored as national prep athletes of the year on Tuesday night.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2013
  4. Who will be top athlete or sports persona in 2013?

    Scoop Jackson

    In January 2012, nobody had Gabby Douglas on a list of athletes who would dominate the headlines. Who will be the top performer in sports this year?

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2013
  5. 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
  6. David Rudisha, Blanka Vlasic named IAAF's athletes of the year

    Kenyan 800-meter runner David Rudisha and Croatian high jumper Blanka Vlasic have won the IAAF World Athlete of the Year awards.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2010
  7. Phelps, Coughlin athletes of the year at annual USA Swimming banq...

    Michael Phelps' record-setting performance in Beijing earned him three Golden Goggle Awards on Monday at USA Swimming's annual banquet.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2008
  8. Richards, Wariner to be named top U.S. track athletes

    Jeremy Wariner and Sanya Richards, training partners who excel at 400 meters, will receive Jesse Owens Awards as the top U.S. male and female track and field athletes of the year.

    Story | Conversation | November 28, 2006
  9. Runners Powell, Richards named IAAF athletes of year

    amaican sprinter Asafa Powell and American 400-meter runner Sanya Richards were honored Sunday as World Athletes of the Year by track and field's governing body.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2006
  10. Two athletes who actually get it

    Jim Caple

    You've probably never heard of Jim Caple's two athletes of the year, but they're two guys who understand the meaning of sport.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2003
  11. Leslie, Miller named Athletes of the Year

    Lisa Leslie and Reggie Miller were selected Monday as the USA Basketball Female and Male Athletes of the Year, respectively.

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2002
  12. Radcliffe edges Jones for top female award

    Middle distance star Hicham El Guerrouj and marathon record-holder Paula Radcliffe were chosen Athletes of the Year by track and field's governing body Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2002
  13. Germany drafts anti-doping law that could result in up to 3 years...

    The draft of an anti-doping law in Germany plans jail terms of up to three years for top athletes caught taking performance-enhancing drugs.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2014
  14. 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
  15. Final arguments at Oscar Pistorius sentencing

    At the end of Oscar Pistorius' sentencing hearing, the chief prosecutor urged a judge to send the athlete to prison for at least 10 years.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2014
  16. 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