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World 1,500 meter champ Kiprop 'offended' by doping link

DOHA, Qatar (AP) Two-time 1,500-meter world champion Asbel Kiprop says the Kenyan athletics federation's decision to suspend and investigate his management company has unfairly linked him to doping. Kiprop said Wednesday he was ''offended'' to read his name in media reports about doping after the Italian company that represents him, Rosa & Associati, was suspended in April from...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: USA stripped of silver medals in Tyson Gay doping case

LONDON -- The entire U.S. men's sprint relay team was stripped of its silver medal from the 2012 London Olympics on Wednesday as a result of Tyson Gay's doping case, two officials with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because the decision has not yet been announced. The International Olympic Committee notified the...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: U.S. loses silver for Tyson Gay doping

Report: U.S. loses silver for Tyson Gay doping
Via Philly Sports Live
9 days ago  |  Discuss

U.S. 4x100m relay team stripped of Olympic silver medals

According to NBC Sports, the U.S. Olympic 4x100m relay team has been stripped of its silver medals by the International Olympic Committee. This is no surprise following Tyson Gay’s failed drug tests in the summer of 2013. Per the NBC Sports report: “As expected, following USADA’s decision in the Tyson Gay case, the IOC today confirmed that the U.S. team has been disqualified...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Lolo Jones on IG Asks Why She Can’t Keep a Man, Commenter Has Answer

Two things. 1- Lolo isn’t a virgin. 2- The reason she cant keep a man has a lot more to do with Lolo than the guys. With that being said this is hilarious.  Just read the last comment.
Via BlackSportsOnline
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Virgin Lolo Jones Doesn’t Understand Why She Can’t Keep A Man…Well…(Photo)

Lolo Jones has made her sex life–or lack thereof quite public. Lolo admitted that she’s still a virgin even past 30 and well…when she took to her Instagram to explain that her latest bf didn’t work out folks were a little too blunt. Check out the comments: I asked God why didn’t it work out with the guy I liked? He was a Christian, funny, attractive… and the Lord...
Via Geeks and Cleats
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bolt to run at season-ending meeting in Brussels

BRUSSELS (AP) Usain Bolt will run at the season-ending Memorial Van Damme Diamond League meeting on Sept. 11. Bolt, the world record-holder in the 100 and 200 meters, will decide after the world championships in Beijing in August which event he will contest in Brussels. It will be Bolt's seventh appearance in Brussels, where he has posted five wins - four in the 100 and one in the...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

IAAF: Shobukhova doping case to be settled in the next week

DOHA, Qatar (AP) The IAAF expects a resolution ''very quickly'' in the doping case of three-time Chicago Marathon champion Liliya Shobukhova. IAAF spokesman Nick Davies says the Russian's case should be settled ''in the next week or so'' after a hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport was canceled without explanation last month. Shobukhova was banned for two years for suspicious...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamond League opens in Doha, world championships loom

DOHA, Qatar (AP) There's more than one way to prepare for the world championships. Sprinter Justin Gatlin wants to run fast times and dominate from the get-go. Olympic champion Allyson Felix isn't worried about Diamond League results as long as she's in the right shape for Beijing in late August. Mo Farah, who won the long-distance double at the Olympics and the worlds, is starting...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

God Has Lolo Jones’ Back in the Dating Game

If you are Christian, funny, attractive, and most importantly, a gentleman, Olympic athlete Lolo Jones needs you in her life ASAP. Jones took to Instagram on Thursday to reveal things didn’t quite work out with her last man, despite him having three of the four qualities listed above. Jones’ caption: I asked God why didn’t it work out with the guy I liked? He was a Christian...
Via Busted Coverage
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Gatlin runs 9.74 to win 100 at Diamond League opener in Doha

DOHA, Qatar (AP) Justin Gatlin lived up to the pre-season hype, winning the 100 meters in world-leading 9.74 seconds at the Diamond League opener on Friday for a personal-best time and a new meet record. There was clear daylight between the American and his chasers, with U.S. relay teammate Michael Rodgers second in 9.96 and Keston Bledman of Trinidad and Tobago third. Jasmin Stowers...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Triple jump world champ Tamgho having surgery

DOHA, Qatar (AP) Triple jump world champion Teddy Tamgho was set for surgery in Qatar on Saturday and is a big doubt to defend his title in August after rupturing his Achilles tendon in the season-opening Diamond League meet. The Frenchman described his injury on Twitter after pulling up clutching his foot in the competition in Doha on Friday. He said surgery would be at the Aspetar...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Oliver wins hurdles in Shanghai; retired Liu Xiang honored

SHANGHAI (AP) Defending world champion David Oliver won the men's 110-meter hurdles at the Shanghai Diamond League meet on Sunday, but it was recently retired Chinese hurdler Liu Xiang who got the biggest ovation of the night. Liu became one of China's most celebrated athletes when he won the hurdles gold at the 2004 Athens Olympics. He retired a month ago at the age of 31 due to...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bracy wins 100 meters in Beijing after Gatlin withdrawal

BEIJING (AP) Marvin Bracy clocked 9.95 seconds to win the men's 100 meters at the World Challenge Beijing meet Wednesday, a day after American teammate Justin Gatlin withdrew from the event. Bracy beat Mike Rodgers by four hundredths of a second, with Chinese sprinter Su Bingtian taking third in 10.06 at the Bird's Nest, which will also host the world championships in August. Gatlin...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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