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Sanya Richards-Ross received messages of support after revealing she had an abortion

Sanya Richards-Ross told US Weekly that she has “gotten over 30 messages” of support from women on various social media platforms after revealing in her new memoir that she had an abortion weeks before competing in the 2008 Beijing Olympics. While speaking with US Weekly, Richards-Ross said that women have opened up to her and shared their stories. “People are like, ‘I...
Via Excelle Sports
22 days ago

Shalane Flanagan responds to Sanya Richards-Ross’ comments on track athletes and abortion

On Wednesday, Olympic long-distance runner Shalane Flanagan tweeted that she doesn’t know any track and field athlete who had had an abortion after sprinter Sanya Richards-Ross told Sports Illustrated Now on June 6 that every female track athlete she knows has had an abortion. Richards-Ross, a five-time Olympic medalist, made the comment after revealing in her memoir, Chasing...
Via Excelle Sports
28 days ago

‘I had an abortion days before running in the 2008 Olympics’

Sanya Richards-Ross has a confession nine years in the making. The former US track star revealed in her memoir published Tuesday that she had an abortion the day before boarding a flight to Beijing for the 2008 Summer Games. At the time she was engaged to then-Giants cornerback Aaron Ross, and Richards-Ross said she couldn’t...
Via New York Post
June 06, 2017

Sanya Richards-Ross reveals she had abortion weeks before Olympics

Sanya Richards-Ross, an Olympic track and field athlete who is married to former NFL cornerback Aaron Ross, recently published a memoir that included a very personal account of a difficult decision she and her husband made back in 2008.Just weeks before she was set to compete in the Beijing Olympics, Richards-Ross decided to have an abortion so she could continue to pursue her dream...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Sanya Richards-Ross reveals she had an abortion before the Beijing Olympics

Four-time Olympic gold medalist Sanya Richards-Ross released her new memoir “Chasing Grace” on Tuesday, and within its pages, the 400-meter sprinter bravely reveals her struggles among the triumphs. When Richards-Ross appeared on the Newsworthy with Norsworthy podcast to promote the book on Monday, she confessed that she had had an abortion before the 2008 Olympics in Beijing...
Via Excelle Sports
June 06, 2017

Olympic champ Sanya Richards-Ross, unable to finish race, says tearful goodbye

Sanya Richards-Ross bid a tearful adieu to track after pulling up a little more than halfway through her 400-meter preliminary at Olympic Trials.The 31-year-old Olympic champion has been dealing with foot and hamstring injuries most of the year. In Friday's opening round, she made it about 250 meters before pulling up. Moments later, she was blowing kisses to the fans, who gave her...
Via Associated Press
July 01, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Sanya Richards-Ross to run in the Pre Classic for a final time

The Olympic gold medalist talks about her final year of competition.
Via The Oregonian
May 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Sanya Richards-Ross takes "victory lap" at Penn Relays

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Sanya Richards-Ross called her final race at the Penn Relays her ''victory lap.'' Anchoring the U.S. women's 1600 relay, the three-time Olympian and three-time gold medalist had a huge lead going into her leg, making her trot around Franklin Field in front of nearly 45,000 spectators giving her a standing ovation all the more special. ''I'm just a runner, but...
Via Associated Press
April 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Richards-Ross looks to lead US to gold in 4x400 at worlds

BEIJING (AP) A gold medal could make a tough trip to Beijing a little bit better for Sanya Richards-Ross. It's a story she's all too familiar with. Back at the Bird's Nest seven years after a huge disappointment left her crying under the stands, the American has a chance to once again lead the 4x400-meter relay team to a victory Sunday on the final day of the world championships...
Via Associated Press
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Sanya Richards-Ross Looking Sharp in the Gym, Training for Rio

Jamaican American 400-meter World Champion Sanya Richards-Ross has her sights set on the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. RELATED:  Sanya Richards-Ross's Training Progression Last Monday, Richards-Ross posted a video of herself
Via Stack
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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