Latest Men's track and field News

4 men sentenced in shooting that killed Olympian's daughter

Dec. 20, 2018 12:07 PM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Four men convicted in the 2016 slaying of Olympic track star Tyson Gay's teenage daughter have been sentenced by a Kentucky judge. News outlets report 40-year-old Chazarae Taylor; his son, 21-year-old D'Markeo Taylor; 23-year-old D'Vonta Middlebrooks; and 22-year-old Lamonte Williams...

Defending champions plan to run Boston Marathon in 2019

Dec. 10, 2018 11:53 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The women's and men's champions at this year's Boston Marathon will be back to try and defend their crowns in 2019. The Boston Athletic Association and John Hancock announced Monday that women's winner Desiree Linden and men's champion Yuki Kawauchi have committed to run the 123rd Boston...

Ethiopia's top Paralympian now living as refugee in Brazil

Dec. 7, 2018 11:07 AM EST

SAO PAULO (AP) — Tamiru Kefeyalew's life changed for the worse when he won Ethiopia's only medal of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympics. For the last two years he has lived as a refugee in Brazil, first in a camp, then a church, then a shelter for the homeless. He now sleeps on a mattress on the floor of a...

NCAA penalizes Oregon for hoops, track and field violations

Dec. 5, 2018 4:55 PM EST

The NCAA has imposed two years of probation on Oregon after finding the school violated rules related to the men's and women's basketball teams and the track and field program. The decision issued Wednesday said women's basketball coach Kelly Graves failed to "monitor and promote an atmosphere of compliance in...