HESSTON, Kan. (AP) — One of the top high school cross country runners in Class 3A in Kansas won’t be competing in this weekend’s regional qualifying races because of her religious beliefs.
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Jim Thorpe’s body will stay in the Pennsylvania town where he was laid to rest six decades ago after a federal appeals court on Thursday threw out a ruling that could have resulted in his reburial on American Indian land in Oklahoma.
Oscar Pistorius’ agent is seeking a prison meeting with the double-amputee athlete in the next few days to discuss his career, with South Africa’s Olympic committee saying Thursday the runner can’t compete for the full five years of his jail sentence.
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency will help create a new anti-doping body in Kenya after a report concluded the East African country — a longtime producer of champion distance runners — has no effective program to fight drug cheating.