Latest Women's track and field News

Boston Marathon amputee struck by car, sent to hospital

Jan. 7, 2019 2:18 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A woman who lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 is in the hospital after being struck by a car. Professional dancer Adrianne Haslet posted on social media that she was struck while in a crosswalk in the city's Back Bay neighborhood Saturday night. Haslet posted a picture of...

Ken Foreman, Seattle Pacific coaching great, dead at 96

Dec. 23, 2018 7:04 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Ken Foreman, the longtime Seattle Pacific track coach who was the head women's coach of the 1980 U.S. Olympic team that boycotted the Moscow Games, died Sunday. He was 96. During his five decades at Seattle Pacific, Foreman also coached cross country and basketball, was athletic director and...

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...

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...