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World and Olympic champion Sally Pearson will compete in her first 100 metres hurdles event since winning gold at last year's London Games when she races in the Czech Republic next week, Athletics Australia said on Thursday.
Olympic champion Allyson Felix isn't worried too much about the 200m world record, but the American would love to regain the 200m world title.
For a little bit, Tyson Gay's first step tearing down the track made him wince and his next made him wonder: Would he ever be the same sprinter again? The runner who captured three gold medals at the 2007 world championships.
It's Justin Gatlin's first time in Des Moines. He won silver and bronze medals at the London Olympics last summer.
The NCAA track season wrapped up less than two weeks ago, but several of Washington's top performers from that meet are back on the road this week for the national championships of another sort.
Koji Murofushi of Japan celebrates winning the men's hammer throw final at the IAAF World Championships in Daegu August 29, 2011.
American Olympic hurdler Lolo Jones said she wanted to show how hard bobsled athletes work when she posted a six-second clip about her paycheck on social video sharing site Vine.
The world athletics body on Wednesday denied that it had any prior knowledge or evidence of Italian 2008 Olympic race walk champion Alex Schwazer's doping practices before he was caught with a positive test last year.
Olympic double sprint silver medalist Yohan Blake will only run in the 100 meters at the World Athletics Championships in Moscow after he withdrew from this weekend's Jamaican national championships, his manager said on Tuesday.
Jamaica, sunlit home of the world's finest sprinters, was cast into shadow on Tuesday after confirmation that the Caribbean island's most successful female sprinter has failed a drugs test.
Some of what's happening today in sports headlines: NHL: The Boston Bruins lead the Chicago Blackhawks 2-1 in their best-of-seven Stanley Cup Final series.
Croydon Harrier Omar Reid took a huge step towards representing Great Britain in the discus after winning the World Youth Trials at Bedford last weekend.
The suspended president of Athletics South Africa says Caster Semenya is recovering from a knee injury and will be ready for the world championships.
Kenya's Olympic 800m champion David Rudisha is facing a three-week layoff with injury, sending the east African nation into panic mode and sparking fears over Rudisha's challenge at the world championships.
The Gleaner understands that Jamaican sprinting star Veronica Campbell-Brown had in fact declared using a product ahead of her positive drug test - a development, which could have a major impact on the outcome of the situation facing the 31-year-old.
If ever there was an athlete made to fully embrace the six seconds of glory that is Vine, it would be social media maven/Olympic athlete, Lolo Jones.