Posts Tagged Track and field

Russia plans to fight doping ban extension for walkers

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s athletics boss suggests he will fight any attempt to strip banned Russian walkers of medals from the 2012 London Olympics.

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2004 Olympic 800m champ Borzakovsky of Russia retires

MOSCOW (AP) — Yuri Borzakovsky of Russia, the men’s 800-meter champion at the 2004 Athens Olympics, has announced his retirement.

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This year, runners have a 5K race option

GREENVILLE, Miss. (AP) — With the captivation of running one race in two states dwindling since the inaugural race three years ago, the Mississippi River Marathon has added a new — and shorter — race in an effort to attract more runners.

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Gamera-Shmyrko wins 3rd straight Osaka Women’s Marathon

OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Tetyana Gamera-Shmyrko of Ukraine on Sunday won her third straight Osaka International Women’s Marathon.

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