Track and field

Danbury High School sophomore Alanna Smith speaks during a news conference at the Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford, Conn., Wednesday, Feb, 12, 2020. Smith, the daughter of former Major League pitcher Lee Smith, is among three girls suing to block a state policy that allows transgender athletes to compete in girls sports. (AP Photo/Pat Eaton-Robb)
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February 12, 2020 - 6:33 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The families of three female high school runners filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday seeking to block transgender athletes in Connecticut from participating in girls sports. Selina Soule, a senior at Glastonbury High School, Chelsea Mitchell, a senior at Canton High School and...
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FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2018 file photo Shalane Flanagan of the United States reacts after crossing the finish line third in the women's division of the New York City Marathon in New York. Flanagan says she is retiring from competitive running to become a coach. She made the announcement Monday, Oct. 21, 2019 saying she has only one regret: "I regret I can’t do it all over again." (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, file)
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October 21, 2019 - 1:34 pm
Four-time Olympian and New York City Marathon champion Shalane Flanagan says she is retiring from competitive running to become a coach. Flanagan made the announcement on social media on Monday, saying she has only one regret: "I regret I can't do it all over again." A native of Marblehead,...
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Marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge from Kenya celebrates under the clock after crossing the finish line of the INEOS 1:59 Challenge after 1:59:40 in Vienna, Austria, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. He is the first human ever to run a marathon under two hours. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)
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October 12, 2019 - 4:29 pm
VIENNA (AP) — Roger Bannister, 1954. Eliud Kipchoge, 2019? Like the sub-four minute mile, running a marathon in less than two hours had seemed impossible — until Saturday. But this time there's an asterisk: Olympic champion Kipchoge performed his feat under conditions so tightly controlled to...
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FILE - In this July 26, 2019, file photo, Christian Coleman celebrates as he wins the men's 100-meter dash final at the U.S. Championships athletics meet, in Des Moines, Iowa. Star sprinter Christian Coleman will be eligible for this month’s world championships and next year’s Olympics after the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency dropped his case for missed tests because of a technicality. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
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September 02, 2019 - 2:39 pm
Top sprinter Christian Coleman will be eligible for this month's world championships and next year's Olympics after the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency dropped his case for missed tests because of a technicality. Coleman is the reigning U.S. champion and a favorite in the 100 meters, a distance at which he...
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FILE - In this Friday, May 3, 2019 file photo, South Africa's Caster Semenya competes in the women's 800-meter final during the Diamond League in Doha, Qatar. The governing body of track argued in court that Caster Semenya is "biologically male" and that is the reason she should reduce her natural testosterone to be allowed to compete in female competitions. The IAAF's stance on Semenya and other female athletes affected by its testosterone regulations was revealed in a 163-page decision from the Court of Arbitration for Sport that was released publicly for the first time on Tuesday, June 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, file)
June 18, 2019 - 1:10 pm
The governing body of track argued that Caster Semenya is "biologically male" and that is the reason she should reduce her natural testosterone to be allowed to compete in female competitions, according to documents released publicly by sport's highest court for the first time on Tuesday. The IAAF'...
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FILE - In this May 8, 2017 file phto. Gabriele "Gabe"Grunewald trains at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn. Grunewald, one of the country's top middle-distance runners, has died at her home in Minneapolis after inspiring many with a long and public fight against cancer. Her husband, Justin Grunewald, posted on Instagram about her death late Tuesday, June 11, 2019 and confirmed it Wednesday in a text to The Associated Press. (Carlos Gonzalez/Star Tribune via AP)
June 12, 2019 - 10:31 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Gabriele Grunewald, one of the country's top middle-distance runners, has died at her home in Minneapolis after inspiring many with her long and public fight against cancer. She was 32. Her husband, Justin Grunewald, posted on Instagram about her death late Tuesday and confirmed...
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USA Today Sports
April 15, 2019 - 1:36 pm
BOSTON ( WEEI ) -- The 2019 Boston Marathon men's race gave us one of the closest finishes in the event's 123-year history. Lawrence Cherono of Kenya barely edged out two-time winner Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia in an exciting sprint to the finish to capture his first Boston Marathon victory. Simply...
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