Michael Phelps clearly has no more fouls to give, Bonnie D. Ford writes, after a judge warned the swimmer his next misstep will mean jail time.
Track coach Jon Drummond received an eight-year doping ban after arbitrators found he possessed, trafficked, administered and assisted in the use and cover-up of banned substances.
Oscar Pistorius will be ineligible to compete in Paralympic events during the entirety of his five-year prison sentence.
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.
Nike has terminated the contract of one of its endorsers for the second time this week.
A young sprinter with high levels of testosterone braces to challenge a policy that, rather than leveling the playing field, discriminates against some athletes.
American sprinter Justin Gatlin finished the season undefeated by winning the 100 meters in 9.83 seconds at the IAAF world challenge meeting Sunday.
Nesta Carter of Jamaica was the only sprinter to dip below 10 seconds as he won the men's 100 meters at the DN Galan Diamond League meet on Thursday.
Former world-record holder Asafa Powell won a 100-meter race in Brazil in 10.02 seconds on Sunday, his fastest mark of the year.
American sprinters Justin Gatlin and Tori Bowie set the fastest times this year in the 200 and 100 meters respectively at the Herculis meeting on Friday.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport has reduced 18-month doping bans for Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson to just six months.
British sprinter Mark Cavendish pulled out of the Tour de France on Sunday ahead of the second stage with a shoulder injury.