IAAF Athletics World Championships

FILE - In this March 16, 2016, file photo Nike CEO Mark Parker speaks during a news conference in New York. Parker has found himself at the center of doping scandal that has brought down renown track coach Alberto Salazar, who ran an elite training program bankrolled by the world’s largest sports apparel company. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
October 11, 2019 - 9:04 am
Nike is closing its elite Oregon Project track and field program overseen by Alberto Salazar after his four-year doping ban. But the sportswear giant is still backing the disgraced coach. Salazar was found guilty last week by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency of running experiments with supplements and...
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Nia Ali, of the United States, celebrates with her baby after winning the the women's 100 meter hurdles at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
October 06, 2019 - 5:15 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — It's no big leap to say Nia Ali had her hands full Sunday night — with one kid in her arms, another on her hip and a gold-medal ceremony on her schedule. And that was after the race. The American put an exclamation point on a world championships that any mother could love, adding...
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A general view shows the Khalifa International Stadium prior the start of the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
October 06, 2019 - 12:09 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The United States is aiming to finish strongly as the women's 100-meter hurdles caps the final day of competition at the track and field world championships. Kendra Harrison and Nia Ali lead the U.S. charge in the hurdles, with Jamaica's Danielle Williams also among the favorites...
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United States men's 4x100 relay gold winners Noah Lyles and Christian Coleman, right, celebrate at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
October 06, 2019 - 6:20 am
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Noah Lyles let out a huge scream and kept right on running — through the finish line and straight toward his teammate, Christian Coleman. After a quick hug, Lyles stuck the baton out and Coleman grabbed hold, too. Nobody was letting it go. Motivated by a team meeting in the...
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Noah Lyles of the United States crosses the finish line to win the men's 4x100 meter relay final ahead of silver medalist Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake of Great Britain & NI during the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
October 05, 2019 - 6:24 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Noah Lyles let out a huge scream and kept right on running — through the finish line and straight toward his teammate, Christian Coleman. After a quick hug, Lyles stuck the baton out and Coleman grabbed hold, too. Nobody was letting it go. Motivated by a team meeting in the...
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Joe Kovacs, of the United States, competes in the men's shot put final to win the championship record for gold at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 05, 2019 - 6:20 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — In one ear, American shot putter Joe Kovacs heard a technical tip from his coach. In the other, his wife weighing in to take a deep breath. All that feedback before Kovacs' final toss at world championships came from the same person. Kovacs' wife is his coach, as well. After...
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Salwa Eid Naser, of Bahrain, wins ahead of Shaunae Miller-Uibo, of Bahamas, in the women's 400 meter final at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 03, 2019 - 6:22 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Faster than anyone else since 1985, Salwa Eid Naser stormed past Shaunae Miller-Uibo to win the women’s 400 meters at the world track championships Thursday. Competing for Bahrain, Naser took the lead on the second turn and held off Olympic champion Miller-Uibo of the Bahamas to...
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Niklas Kaul, of Germany, reacts after competing in the men's decathlon javelin throw at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
October 03, 2019 - 5:47 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The Latest on the track and field world championships early Friday (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Niklas Kaul of Germany has won gold in the decathlon after a strong finish in the javelin and 1,500 meters. Kaul, who entered the meet No. 8 in the world, stormed into the lead by...
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Salwa Eid Naser, of Bahrain, celebrates winning gold in the women's 400 meter final at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
October 03, 2019 - 5:01 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The Latest on the track and field world championships (all times local): 11:55 p.m. Bahrain’s Salwa Eid Naser has won the women’s 400 meters in the third-fastest time ever, leaving Shaunae Miller-Uibo still without a world championship gold medal. Naser, who was born in Nigeria...
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Noah Lyles of the United States, gold medalist in the men's 200 meters, poses during the medal ceremony at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
October 03, 2019 - 11:51 am
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Noah Lyles is counting down the days until he can kick back and read comic books, record some music he’s written, spend money on fashionable clothes and do whatever other non-track things come to mind. The home screen on the American sprinter’s phone already tells him it’s about...
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