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U.S. Sprinter Returns Olympic Medal After Drug Test

AP | Posted 07.02.2014 | Sports

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Sprinter Tyson Gay accepted a one-year suspension Friday after testing positive for a banned substance nearly a year ...

Dopign Already Overshadowing Track Championships

AP | Posted 07.30.2013 | Sports

MOSCOW (AP) — Even before a race has been run, doping scandals have begun to overshadow next month's world track and field championships. ...

Report: U.S Sprinting Star Failed Multiple Drug Tests

AP | EDDIE PELLS and PAT GRAHAM | Posted 09.25.2013 | Sports

Sprinter Tyson Gay failed more than one drug test this year, recording one of his positives at the U.S. championships in June, where he won the 100 an...

Drugs, Sports, Loss of Innocence

David Macaray | Posted 09.20.2013 | Sports
David Macaray

What do Marion Jones (American Olympic track and field champion and disgraced drug-user) and Lance Armstrong (a once seven-time Tour de France winner and disgraced drug user) have in common? Neither of them ever failed a drug test.

Sponsor Suspends U.S. Sprinting Star's Contract

Reuters | Posted 09.14.2013 | Sports

* Adidas says shocked by allegations * Contract will be terminated if found guilty * Asafa Powell, Sherone Simpson also ...

American Sprinting Star Fails Drug Test

AP | EDDIE PELLS and PAT GRAHAM | Posted 09.13.2013 | Sports

-- The list reads like a Who's Who among the world's best sprinters: Jamaican Asafa Powell, the former world-record holder at 100 meters....

American Sprinter Tyson Gay Goes For Gold Medal One Final Time

Jordan Schultz | Posted 09.29.2012 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

At the trials, Gay -- now a veteran at 30 years old and still without an Olympic medal -- qualified after a mere six weeks of training. Yet the harsh reality for Gay is that he must race in the fiercest era of sprinting history.

Tyson Gay: 'I Don't Have Any Excuses'

AP | PAT GRAHAM | Posted 07.25.2012 | Sports

BIRMINGHAM, England -- Tyson Gay took his time loosening up his surgically repaired hip at the end of the track, rotating his body this way and that a...

Gatlin, Gay Book Trips To London Olympics

AP | PAT GRAHAM | Posted 08.24.2012 | Sports

EUGENE, Ore. — Their comebacks far from complete, Justin Gatlin and Tyson Gay are on the right path. For Gatlin, it's a journey back from a dop...

Usain Bolt: Rival Probably 'Hates My Guts'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

LONDON — Olympic champion Usain Bolt is telling the BBC that American sprint rival Tyson Gay "probably just hates my guts" because Bolt has domi...

Butterfingers Relay Team Leaves Americans 0-For-6 in Sprints

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BEIJING — Tyson Gay stuck his left hand behind him, waiting to feel the red baton's cool metal make contact. Still waiting, Gay looked ahead an...

Olympic Choke: U.S. Sprinter Tyson Gay Fails To Qualify For 100

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BEIJING — Pure speed. It emanated from those loping, waist-high strides 6-foot-5 Usain Bolt churned with his golden spikes _ untied lace and all...

Gay, Powell and Bolt All Qualify For 100-Meter Semifinal

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BEIJING — Far ahead halfway through his 100-meter Olympic quarterfinal, Usain Bolt casually swiveled his head to his right, to his left, then ba...

Gay Pulls Up Lame, Fails to Qualify in 200

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

EUGENE, Ore. — Allyson Felix felt no final-day pressure at the U.S. Olympic track and field trials. She's just that good. Wallace Spearmon, Jen...

Gay Sets U.S. Record in 100 Meter Dash

Bloomberg | Michael Buteau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Tyson Gay set a new U.S. record in the 100 meters at the U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials, beating Maurice Green's nine-year-old mark by .02 seconds....