Track and Field News Wire

The following stories are the most recent transmissions from ESPN.com wire sources.

Saturday, August 29, 2015

The Latest: Women's marathon begins at world championships (AP, 7:42 PM ET)
Richards-Ross looks to lead US to gold in 4x400 at worlds (AP, 3:06 PM ET)
Ashton Eaton breaks world record as he wins decathlon gold (AP, 1:35 PM ET)
With American help, Chinese relay earns silver at worlds (AP, 1:34 PM ET)
Deja vu: Vlasic, Chicherova go 2-3 again at Bird's Nest (AP, 1:17 PM ET)
1 would have been enough before, now Farah has a handful (AP, 1:05 PM ET)
The gift of gold: Bolt wins again, with help from the US (AP, 12:54 PM ET)
Tallent takes shot at Russia after silver in 50K walk (AP, 3:07 AM ET)
The Latest: Women's marathon begins at world championships (AP, 7:42 PM ET)
The gift of gold: Bolt wins again, with help from the US (AP, 12:54 PM ET)

Friday, August 28, 2015

The Latest: For Richards-Ross, 'bitter, bittersweet' return (AP, 11:59 PM ET)
Eaton closes in on decathlon gold at worlds; Toth wins walk (AP, 11:53 PM ET)
Bolt back in relay, chases 3rd gold at worlds in Beijing (AP, 9:47 PM ET)
Danielle Williams wins her 1st world hurdles title at 22 (AP, 1:45 PM ET)
Schippers: From outsider to world sprint champion in 1 year (AP, 1:18 PM ET)
Struggling Russia gets unexpected gold in 110-meter hurdles (AP, 1:12 PM ET)
Ashton Eaton races out to big lead in decathlon at worlds (AP, 12:29 PM ET)
US decathlete Trey Hardee out of worlds with back injury (AP, 5:18 AM ET)
The Latest: For Richards-Ross, 'bitter, bittersweet' return (AP, 11:59 PM ET)
Eaton closes in on decathlon gold at worlds; Toth wins walk (AP, 11:53 PM ET)
China gets 1-2 in sporting finish to 20K walk at worlds (AP, 1:27 AM ET)

Thursday, August 27, 2015

The Latest: Eaton leads decathlon after 2 events at worlds (AP, 11:30 PM ET)
China finally gets gold when Liu Hong wins worlds 20K walk (AP, 11:05 PM ET)
Los Angeles Marathon gets new sponsor (AP, 5:51 PM ET)
Americans add 2 golds at worlds from Felix and Taylor (AP, 5:11 PM ET)
Ashton Eaton begins defense of decathlon title at worlds (AP, 5:08 PM ET)
Wlodarczyk's record win gives Poland hammer throw sweep (AP, 12:39 PM ET)
Pistorius parole board review set for Sept. 18 (AP, 9:43 AM ET)

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The Latest: Chicherova and Vlasic reach high jump final (AP, 11:51 PM ET)
Bolt leaves 'em laughing and a new star comes out in 400 (AP, 8:54 PM ET)
Ex-Olympian pens memoir on track career, stint as escort (AP, 6:05 PM ET)
Bolt, Gatlin ready for showdown in 200 meters at worlds (AP, 3:11 PM ET)
Jamaicans provide some smiles in the 200 at worlds (AP, 1:53 PM ET)
Kenya's historic win in javelin overshadowed by doping tests (AP, 1:29 PM ET)
Silva casts off self-doubts to win pole vault gold at worlds (AP, 1:06 PM ET)
For Pacific athletes, getting to worlds is what matters most (AP, 11:55 AM ET)
2 Kenyan runners test positive for doping at worlds (AP, 9:22 AM ET)
After worlds, kidney transplant awaits hurdler Aries Merritt (AP, 2:03 AM ET)

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The Latest: Semenya, Sum through 1st round in 800 at worlds (AP, 11:39 PM ET)
Merritt, James renew their rivalry in 400 meters at worlds (AP, 3:04 PM ET)
While chasing Bolt, Gatlin shakes off criticism at worlds (AP, 1:00 PM ET)
Americans struggle through opening 4 days of worlds (AP, 12:51 PM ET)
China wins 1st long jump medal in breakout moment at worlds (AP, 12:42 PM ET)
No rushing Rudisha: Patience contributes to 2nd world title (AP, 12:09 PM ET)
At the Bird's Nest, it's another Dibaba gold medal (AP, 11:33 AM ET)
Justin Gatlin's mom held her own against heckler at worlds (AP, 9:58 AM ET)

Monday, August 24, 2015

Bolt back on the track to start 200 at world championships (AP, 3:04 PM ET)
Fraser-Pryce teaches lesson in how to gets gold at worlds (AP, 1:25 PM ET)
Russian runner wins cut in doping ban for giving evidence (AP, 1:19 PM ET)
Play-based learning pays off for Barber - world champ at 21 (AP, 1:01 PM ET)
Upstart American sprinter Tori Bowie takes bronze at worlds (AP, 12:39 PM ET)
Schippers: From heptathlon bronze to 100 silver in 2 years (AP, 12:04 PM ET)
Ennis-Hill hoping for ruling on disputed 2011 world title (AP, 9:57 AM ET)
The Latest: Fraser-Pryce wins 100, matches Bolt at worlds (AP, 9:48 AM ET)
Gatlin defends his mom from the podium stand at worlds (AP, 9:13 AM ET)