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.
Jamaican sprinters Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce were chosen world athletes of the year on Saturday.
Kansas recruit Andrew Wiggins and soccer player Morgan Andrews were honored as national prep athletes of the year on Tuesday night.
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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.
Kenyan 800-meter runner David Rudisha and Croatian high jumper Blanka Vlasic have won the IAAF World Athlete of the Year awards.
Michael Phelps' record-setting performance in Beijing earned him three Golden Goggle Awards on Monday at USA Swimming's annual banquet.
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.
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.
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Lisa Leslie and Reggie Miller were selected Monday as the USA Basketball Female and Male Athletes of the Year, respectively.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Justin Gatlin doesn't quite understand the backlash over his nomination for track and field athlete of the year.