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  • Bolt chides doping officials over Tyson Gay ban

    KINGSTON (Reuters) - Usain Bolt believes anti-doping officials have sent a "bad message to the sport", after American sprinter Tyson Gay received only a one-year ban following a positive test for an anabolic steroid. "I'm not really happy with the...
  • Kiplagat shocks world champ Kiprop in sizzling 1,500m

    (Reuters) - Kenyan Silas Kiplagat shocked compatriot Asbel Kiprop to become the fourth-fastest 1,500 meters runner of all time at a sizzling Monaco Diamond League meeting on Friday. Kiplagat broke through to run a year-leading three minutes, 27.64...
  • IAAF will not appeal Gay's one-year doping ban

    (Reuters) - The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) will not appeal the one-year ban handed down to Tyson Gay for doping which has put the United States's second-place finish in the 4x100 metres relay at the 2012 London Olympics in...
  • U.S. sprinter Tyson Gay repays prize money earned while using steroids

    U.S. sprinter Tyson Gay repays prize money earned while using steroids
    Tyson Gay did all the right things when he failed a drug test before the 2013 world championships. The U.S. sprinter immediately withdrew from competition, cooperated with authorities and, eventually, accepted a one-year ban. Now, it seems, he is...
  • Report names which U.S. athletes faced most drug testing in 2013

    Report names which U.S. athletes faced most drug testing in 2013
    It's no secret that American officials worry about doping in some sports more than others. Just look at the numbers. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency tested snowboard star Shaun White four times last year. Distance runner Galen Rupp was asked for seven times...
  • Usain Bolt wins 100-meter world championship with little celebration

    Usain Bolt wins 100-meter world championship with little celebration
    Usain Bolt, a six-time Olympic gold medalist from Jamaica, won his second 100-meter world title by avenging an early-season defeat to American Justin Gatlin on Sunday in rainy Moscow, but the victory came with little fanfare. The usually ebullient Bolt ...
  • U.S. sprinter Tyson Gay tests positive for banned substance

    U.S. sprinter Tyson Gay tests positive for banned substance
    Just weeks before the world championships in Moscow, the sport of track and field has suffered a major blow with three marquee sprinters testing positive for banned substances. American 100-meter record holder Tyson Gay and Jamaica's Asafa Powell and...
  • Track's credibility takes huge hit with big-name failed drug tests

    Track's credibility takes huge hit with big-name failed drug tests
    Hey, pro cycling: Move over on that trash heap so there is some room for track and field. Almost exactly a decade after the BALCO scandal all but destroyed track's credibility, the sport is facing another legitimacy crisis. Sunday, leading U.S....
  • Novak Djokovic wins five-set thriller to reach Wimbledon final

    Novak Djokovic wins five-set thriller to reach Wimbledon final
    WIMBLEDON -- In a semifinal match that will be remembered for the valor of both players and the astonishingly high quality of tennis over a record 4 hours 43 minutes, top-seeded Novak Djokovic of Serbia held off an injured but persistent Juan Martin del...
  • Born too late

     
    According to a chart in today's Tribune, the 7th place finisher in the Olympic 100-meter race (last except for Asafa Powell, who pulled up lame) would have had the gold-medal time in 1984 and every Olympics prior to that except......
  • Doping issues killing track and field again

    Doping issues killing track and field again
    Hey, pro cycling: move over on that trash heap, so there is some room for track and field. Almost exactly a decade after the BALCO scandal all but destroyed track’s credibility, the sport is facing another legitimacy crisis. Sunday, leading U.S....
  • Sprinter Tyson Gay tests positive for banned substance

    Tyson Gay, the reigning U.S. sprint champion at 100 and 200 meters, has tested positive for a banned substance, he said Sunday in Amsterdam. Gay, the American record-holder in the 100, will not compete in the world championships next month in Moscow...