track and field
Caster Semenya and others were banned from the Olympics. Now World Athletics says there was a mistake
Semenya and others want answers as World Athletics scrambles to explain a false report that led to Olympic bans.
Ramsey Angela was the anchor leg for the Dutch men’s 4x400-meter team.
Her rainbow-dyed hair in the 1500-meter was the perfect answer to the Olympic ban on speech and demonstrations.
Two years ago her rainbow shoes made an international statement. In Tokyo she wants her times, jumps and throws to do the talking.
Blocked from her best event by the "Caster Semenya Rule," 18-year-old Mboma is now Namibia’s first-ever female Olympic medalist.
The out Venezuelan champion saved the best for last.
Niyonsaba was first barred from the 800 for natural testosterone. They found a way to remove her from the 5000-meter too.
In her latest brilliant hair and face mask combination, the US shot putter channels her inner Batman arch nemesis while advancing to the Olympic finals.
Embracing change while staying consistent could lead this middle distance contender to precious metal in Tokyo.
Raven Saunders will contend for a medal at the Tokyo Olympics as an out and proud athlete.
The regulation on naturally occurring testosterone removes two phenoms from the 400-meter, draws a nation’s ire and sparks questions about fairness.
Dutee Chand, the 2019 World University Games 100-meter champ, brings her fighting spirit and improving times to Tokyo.
Richardson could now miss the Olympics.
Telfer was removed from qualification for the US Olympic Trials.
Jaide Hinds-Clarke and Amiaya Carey are both marrying their best friend.
One tweet called Pride ‘Mental Disorder Month.’ School administrators have ignored requests to talk.
Dawson LaRance and Kamal Craig-Golaube are thriving at Colorado State.
Josiah Davis says he became a better athlete after coming out as gay. Setting the Coast Guard record in the 800 meters shows that is true.
A federal judge in Connecticut dismissed a lawsuit challenging the inclusive policy that allows transgender student-athletes to compete according to their gender identity.
After organizing an LGBTQ virtual 5K run and witnessing several competitors come out, Hiltz decided to become more visible as their authentic transgender self.
After a long and successful career in politics and comedy, Tom Ammiano finally receives a varsity track letter he earned with a 1958 victory.
Lawmakers will consider a ‘carbon copy’ of Idaho’s HB500 in the first wave of potential legal assaults on transgender people nationwide.
Micah Porter came out in 2009, but it took him years to battle alcoholism and self-guilt.
This new award recognizes a trans athlete standing up for the community and the right to play sports: Lindsay Hecox. Mitch Harrison was also nominated.
The LGBTQ triple jumper set a world record and is the first Venezuelan to be named World Athletics Female Athlete of the Year. Sue Bird and Nyla Rose are our other honorees.
Rojas seeks gold in competition, and champions LGBTQ rights in her native Venezuela.
The human rights group is calling for an end to the ‘discriminatory but necessary’ practice by World Athletics.
The Olympic champion is appealing against World Athletics’ rule restricting testosterone levels in female runners.
Sam Leicht also found the faster he ran the hurdles in high school, the more his teammates accepted who he was.