| Jun 26, 2014
| 6:53 PM
Hampton native Francena McCorory and rising VCU senior Kiara Porter from Tabb High were among 16 women advancing to the 400-meter semifinals at the U.S. outdoor track and field championships in Sacramento, Calif.
McCorory was fifth among the preliminary...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:07 AM
The World Cup. Wimbledon. LeBron Watch.
It might get lost in the shuffle of the sporting landscape, but the 2014 USA Track & Field outdoor championships begin Wednesday in Sacramento with the shot put competition.
The meet will continue through the...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 2:10 PM
MOSCOW — Team USA has won the women's 4x400 relay at the past three track and field world championships, and Francena McCorory and her teammates intend to make it four straight in the final at Luzhniki Stadium on Saturday.
The American quartet...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 3:58 PM
How's this for a doomsday scenario:
The U.S. men could come home without a single gold medal from the World Track & Field Championships that begin Saturday in Daegu, South Korea.
Yes, that's pretty unlikely for a country whose men never have won fewer...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 9:00 AM
LaShawn Merritt showed the world Tuesday he is one of the favorites to win the 400-meter gold medal at the 2012 Olympics.
Now it's up to the Court of Arbitration for Sport to decide whether Merritt can run in London, from which he currently is banned....
| Oct 6, 2011
| 1:31 PM
Common sense won.
That is the essence of the landmark decision the Court of Arbitration of Sport announced Thursday, rejecting the International Olympic Committee's attempt to play by its own rules on Olympic eligibility of athletes banned for doping....
| Apr 30, 2012
| 10:47 AM
The international court decision allowing past British dopers to compete in the Olympic Games was an issue of law, not morality, no matter how much the holier-than-thou wailers from across the pond wanted to couch it as possibly leading to the end of...
| Jul 22, 2012
HAMPTON — Francena McCorory has spent millions of seconds on the track.
When the first-time Olympian was at Bethel High, she had to be coaxed into running her events by Bruins assistant track and field coach Cantrese Pierce.
"It's less than 60...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 4:54 AM
LONDON, Aug 4 (Reuters) - LaShawn Merritt's defence of his Olympic 400m crown lasted only a few seconds on Saturday as the American pulled up injured in his qualifying heat.
Merritt, the fastest in the world this year with 44.12, appeared on track with a...