Track And Field
The bans deepened a crisis for Russian sports that soon could see the country barred from next summer’s Tokyo Olympics and other major international sporting events.
After the United States Anti-Doping Agency barred Salazar for four years, Nike had stood by him.
Overwhelming heat and underwhelming crowds have created a memorable world championships, but not for the right reasons.
With her performance at the world track and field championships, Muhammad, a 29-year-old American, bested a record she set in July.
He nearly died as a competitive runner because he ran so hard. Did his competitive fire lead him to step over the edge of antidoping rules?
At the international track and field championships, he was barred from facilities and his athletes told they could not communicate with him.
She broke the world record in the 400-meter hurdles, which had stood for 16 years. Then she felt empty and unsure of what to do next. Answer: Doha.
Coleman, a 23-year-old American, placed first in the men’s 100-meter world championship race after missing three doping tests in 12 months.
Usain Bolt is gone. Mo Farah is running elsewhere. A new generation tries to emerge in Doha’s suffocating climate.
The World Anti-Doping Agency cites “inconsistencies” in a database provided by its Russian counterpart, and investigators may recommend a new suspension.
They will compete at the world track and field championships this month, but fallout from the 2015 scandal lingers.
There’s more than one right way to rear and shape young athletes.