Posts Tagged Track and field

Pistorius can expect cool reception in Paralympics

In this Sunday, Aug. 5, 2014 file photo South Africa's Oscar Pistorius starts in the men's 400-meter semifinal during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London.  Pistorius is free to compete for South Africa again, as long as his running doesn't go against the ruling of the judge. Pistorius, who is to be sentenced next month after being found guilty in the negligent killing of his girlfriend, could compete at any time because the South African Olympic committee has no regulations preventing someone with a criminal record from representing the country. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

LONDON (AP) — As Oscar Pistorius awaits sentencing for the culpable homicide of Reeva Steenkamp, it’s uncertain if the fallen sports icon will ever race again. What’s clearer is that the Paralympic leadership will not be encouraging any comeback by the double amputee sprinter.

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USATF marathon nationals to be run in LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles will host the USA Track & Field national marathon championships in March.

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UA women, men cross country teams ranked

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association ranks both the University of Arkansas women’s and men’s cross country teams among the tops in the nation.

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4 from Oklahoma Baptist elected to NAIA Hall

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Four men with Oklahoma Baptist ties have been elected into the NAIA Hall of Fame.

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