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  1. Olympic gold medalist Emma Snowsill retires from competitive tria...

    Olympic gold medalist Emma Snowsill has retired from competitive triathlon at age 33.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2014
  2. Italy's Alex Schwazer gets 3 1/2-year ban for doping

    Italy's anti-doping tribunal has banned former Olympic race walk champion Alex Schwazer for 3.5 years.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2013
  3. Italian Olympic Committee to probe race walker over doping

    Former Olympic race walk champion Alex Schwazer will be questioned by the Italian Olympic Committee on Oct. 16 after being excluded from the London Games for doping.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2012
  4. Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake both shine during Diamond League

    Usain Bolt clocked 19.58 seconds to win the 200 meters at the Athletissima Diamond League meeting on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2012
  5. Somali Olympic runner Samia Yusuf Omar drowns off Libya coast

    An official says one of Somalia's best female athletes drowned after the small boat she was riding in capsized off the Libyan coast during an attempted crossing to Italy for training a month ago.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2012
  6. 2012 London Olympics -- Jamaica sets 4x100 world record behind Bo...

    Usain Bolt got the gold medal and another world record, too, anchoring the Jamaicans to victory in 36.84 seconds Saturday night to cap off his second straight 3-for-3 Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2012
  7. 2012 London Olympics -- IOC may retest Alex Schwazer's 2008 sampl...

    The IOC has opened an investigation into the Italian race walker expelled from the London Games for doping and could retest the 2008 gold medalist's samples from Beijing.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  8. 2012 Summer Olympics -- American LaShawn Merritt pulls up in qual...

    Defending champion LaShawn Merritt of the U.S. pulled up in the backstretch of his 400-meter preliminary heat, stopped in his quest for a second straight Olympic title by an ailing left hamstring.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2012
  9. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Ethiopia's Tirunesh Dibaba defends 10,000...

    Tirunesh Dibaba of Ethiopia pulled away with 600 meters to go and won the 10,000 meters at the London Games on Friday to defend her Olympic title.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2012
  10. 2012 Olympics -- Usain Bolt not the only medal contender for Jama...

    Luke Cyphers

    Jamaica has been the unquestioned power in the world of sprinting ever since Usain Bolt floated across the finish line in world-record time at the 2008 Beijing Games. So, what is does the team have in store for its second act?

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2012
  11. 2012 Olympics -- Ex-high jump champ Blanka Vlasic out of London O...

    Former world high jump champion Blanka Vlasic has withdrawn from the London Olympics after failing to recover from injuries and health issues.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2012
  12. Olympics 2012 -- South African double amputee Oscar Pistorius to ...

    Double-amputee runner Oscar Pistorius is going to the London Olympics after being selected for South Africa's 1,600-meter relay team.

    Story | Conversation | July 04, 2012
  13. 2012 Olympic Games -- Wallace Spearmon cruises in 200 meters with...

    With a Monday runoff in the women's 100 meters still looming over the U.S. track trials, Wallace Spearmon kept the men's 200 controversy-free with an easy victory.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2012
  14. Tasha Danvers, 2008 hurdles bronze medalist, retires

    Olympic bronze medalist Tasha Danvers has announced her retirement from track and field after failing to recover from a succession of injuries.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2012
  15. Ex-high jump champ Blanka Vlasic doubtful for 2012 London Olympic...

    Former world high jump champion Blanka Vlasic says she is doubtful for the London Olympic because of health problems.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2012
  16. Ryan Hall, Kim Smith among top names for New York Marathon

    Olympians Ryan Hall of the United States and Kim Smith of New Zealand have confirmed that they will run in the ING New York Marathon in November, race officials announced Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2012