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JUSTIN GATLIN RUMORS

German athletes criticize IAAF in video message

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) A group of athletes led by Olympic discus champion Robin Harting has released a video message criticizing track and field's world governing body over recent doping allegations. In an English-language video, Harting says, ''Dear IAAF, we cannot trust you anymore,'' and adds that ''we have to act now.'' Harting has been a vocal critic of the International Association...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gatlin blazes to fast time in 1st round of 200 at nationals

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) Justin Gatlin exerted little energy in his first race of the U.S. championships Saturday, easily winning his opening heat of the 200 meters with a blazing time. Gatlin finished in 19.92 seconds on a steamy afternoon. According to USA Track and Field, it's the fourth-fastest time in the first round of a 200. After the race, sprinter Curtis Mitchell cracked: ''Hey...
Via AP on Fox
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

USC sprinter believes he can beat Usain Bolt, Justin Gatlin

It is a huge honor to be considered the world’s fastest man. No one runner has been able to compete on the level of Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt nor American sprinter Justin Gatlin since their debuts in the Olympics some ten years ago … until now. USC junior sprinter Andre De Grasse thinks he can be the next big sensation in the world of Olympic sprinting. And as Ric Flair says...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Up for track honors, Gatlin shrugs off critics

Justin Gatlin is far more interested in winning races than popularity contests. Still, the American sprinter with a doping history doesn't quite understand the backlash over his nomination for track and field athlete of the year. Gatlin went undefeated in the 100 and 200 meters this season, a year that didn't include a major meet and one in which Usain Bolt chose to give his nagging...
Via AP on Fox
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Sprinter Gatlin still tripped up by checkered past

Justin Gatlin hasn't felt this lean or this quick or even this hungry - he's cut way back on cheeseburgers and chocolate - in quite some time. Using a shorter, more compact stride, the American sprinter is off to an 11-0 start in 100-meter races this season, although none have been against a certain person named Usain Bolt. Yet, no matter how many events Gatlin wins or how fast he...
Via AP on Fox
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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