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Tyson Gay's Former Coach Suspended Eight Years

Tyson Gay (REUTERS/Denis Balibouse)

Dec 17 (Reuters) – American sprinter Tyson Gay’s former coach has been suspended for eight years for doping violations, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency said on Wednesday. 283 more words

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Usain Bolt Against Changes to Olympic Programme

Usain Bolt (REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett)

By Kayon Raynor

KINGSTON, Dec 17 (Reuters) – Six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt said on Wednesday reports suggesting the 200m is among five athletics events at risk of being cut from the Olympic programme is “ridiculous” and must not happen. 212 more words

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2016 Olympic Track and Field Schedule Announced

Christian Taylor (REUTERS/Christine Olsson/Scanpix)

LONDON, Dec 15 (Reuters) – Eight track and field finals, including the women’s 10,000m and men’s triple jump, will be held during morning sessions at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) said on Monday. 201 more words

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Adrian Peterson Considers Pursuing Olympic Dream

Adrian Peterson (REUTERS/Tom Lynn)

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson’s season-long suspension has been upheld by NFL-appointed arbitrator Harold Henderson, the league announced Friday.

Peterson was suspended for the rest of the season by commissioner Roger Goodell on Nov. 446 more words

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Hope - a chat with a researcher

I’m pushing through this recovery process, constantly doing less than I think I can and sometimes more than I probably should. I swing between proud of myself and hopeless about this goal. 197 more words

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Tatyana McFadden Named USOC's Female Athlete of the Month

Tatyana McFadden (Photo by Martin Hunter/Getty Images)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Top performances throughout November earned Paralympic track and field athlete Tatyana McFadden (Clarksville, Maryland) and wheelchair tennis player David Wagner (San Diego, California) Athlete of the Month recognition, while the U.S. 407 more words

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Diack's son, Russian official, step down from IAAF roles

(Reuters) – The son of International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) president Lamine Diack has stepped down from his role with the governing body as investigations continue into allegations of doping in Russia. 342 more words

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