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  1. Sport - Other Sport - ATHLETICS

    US sprint star Tyson Gay banned for doping

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 02:21pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters American handed one-year suspension for steroid positive, returns Olympic medal Former world double sprint champion Tyson Gay has been suspended for one year after testing positive in 2013 for a banned anabolic steroid, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (Usada) said on Friday. Gay has also returned the silver medal he won with the U.S. 4x100 metres relay team at the 2012 London ...

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    200m win sets Gay up for world sprint double

    Posted Jun 25th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Des Moines 200m win sets up Gay for worlds sprint double Tyson Gay flew to the year's fastest 200 metres of 19.74 seconds at the US championships to set himself up for a world championships sprint double challenge. Gay, who notched the season's fastest 100m on Friday with a victory in 9.75, again demonstrated he is fit and ready to take ...

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    My best is yet to come, says superstar Usain Bolt

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 10:18pm by Reuters

    ... as prepares for the sprint relay at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. "Personally I don't think so," Bolt, 27, said at his training base in Kingston when asked if his fastest times ... is capable of running faster. "I wouldn't say that we have seen the best of him," Mills said after putting Bolt through a sprint workout. "I think that he's capable of more ...

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    A race to infamy- documentary looks again at the 1988 Olympic sprint final

    Posted Oct 14th 2012, 12:00am by APSPT

    ... was going to do a movie on South Korea. His stock answer was that he didn't have a story in mind. But on this visit, he cast his mind back to the Seoul sprint final. He was 15 at the time of the race. "For me it was the greatest race ever- four men under 10 seconds. That never happened before. It was a real breakthrough moment for sprinting." He did some quick research ...

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    Justin Gatlin retains Prefontaine 100m title

    Posted Jun 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Eugene, Oregon London Olympic 100m medallist belies his 31 years to beat two other Americans in classic Gatlin reverses time to retain Prefontaine title Veteran sprinter Justin Gatlin turned back the clock with a victory in the 100 met ...

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    Tyson Gay gets one-year ban for testing positive; hands back Olympic silver

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 11:08pm by NYT

    ... before the emergence of Bolt, who's dominated the sprint scene ever since. Meanwhile, Gay has dealt with one injury after another, including strained groins, hamstring tightness and hip ...

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    Veronica Campbell-Brown back with fresh title in sights

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 08:31pm by AFP

    ... sprinting legend Veronica Campbell-Brown will make her first track appearance in 10 months at the World Indoor Championships starting on Friday, just weeks after being cleared of doping. ... seven Olympic medals and is aiming for a third consecutive world indoor sprint title after victories in both 2010 and 2012. In the Polish Baltic seaside town of Sopot, Campbell-Brown ...

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    Anti-doping row in Jamaica costing me money, says Usain Bolt

    Posted Nov 17th 2013, 11:07pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters 'Anti-doping storms costs me money' Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt says controversy over Jamaica's anti-doping programme is scaring off potential sponsors and costing him money. "There is a lot going on with this drug thing that I really feel they need to be clear [about] and clarify because now it is causing problems for me when it comes to making ...

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    Fraser-Pryce's champion spirit shines off track

    Posted Aug 18th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... to sprint queen Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce may not be a crowd pleaser or have the records of fellow sprint champion Usain Bolt, but her battle to rise out of poverty to become queen of women's sprinting says a lot about a champion's drive and mental strength. The 26-year-old Jamaican with a smile almost as wide as her winning margins stamped her mark as one of the greatest sprinters ...

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    Bolt grabs 200m gold at a canter

    Posted Aug 18th 2013, 12:00am by AP, Reuters, AFP

    ... Agencies in Moscow Jamaican superstar wins his seventh world title as he gives his rivals no chance in sprint Bolt grabs 200m gold at a canter Usain Bolt underlined his amazing sprinting prowess yesterday by powering to a third successive world 200 metres title at the world championships for his seventh world gold medal. The 26-year-old Jamaican destroyed the field to finish ...




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