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Usain Bolt Chides Doping Officials Over Tyson Gay Ban

Usain Bolt (Robert Deutsch/USA TODAY Sports) By Kayon Raynor (Reuters) – Usain Bolt believes anti-doping officials have sent a “bad message to the sport,” after American sprinter Tyson Gay received only a one-year ban following a positive test for an anabolic steroid. “I’m not really happy with the situation and with how it was done,” […]

Justin Gatlin Defeats Tyson Gay in Gay’s Comeback Race

(Reuters) – Former world 100 meters champion Tyson Gay finished second behind fellow American Justin Gatlin on his return to competition after a one-year doping ban at the Lausanne Diamond League meeting on Thursday. Gatlin, the 2004 Athens Olympics gold medalist who was later banned for four years for doping, clocked a season’s best 9.80 […]

2014 Diamond League: Lausanne: Gatlin vs Gay in 100m

Team USA packs a 1, 2, 3 punch sweeping the 100 meter race during the 2014 Diamond League Lausanne. Tyson Gay, returning from a recent ban, settles for second place, falling only .13 seconds behind Justin Gatlin. Gatlin, who remains undefeated this season, took first place with the best time of 9.80 and Michael Rodgers landed in third place with a final time of 9.98.

Tyson Gay Returns to the Track This Thursday on Universal Sports

PHOTO CREDIT: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/GettyImages Los Angeles (June 30, 2014) – Universal Sports Network will air exclusive national television coverage of the IAAF Diamond League from Lausanne, Switzerland on Thursday, July 3, at 2 p.m. ET LIVE, and Paris, France on Saturday, July 5, at 2 p.m. ET LIVE. In addition, UniversalSports.com will live stream both races […]

IAAF will not appeal Gay’s one-year doping ban

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/RUBEN SPRICH (Reuters) – The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) will not appeal the one-year ban handed down to Tyson Gay for doping which has put the United States’s second-place finish in the 4×100 meters relay at the 2012 London Olympics in jeopardy. Gay, the world’s joint second fastest man, was banned for […]

WADA will not appeal sprinter Gay’s one-year ban

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/DENIS BALIBOUSE (Reuters) – The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will not appeal banned American sprinter Tyson Gay’s controversial one-year doping ban, it said on Tuesday. The global agency said the ban, which has been widely criticized in Europe as too lenient, was “compatible with the World Anti-Doping Code.” Gay, the world’s joint second fastest […]

Tyson Gay Announces Return After Doping Suspension

Tyson Gay (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus) CLICK HERE to see the entire 2014 Diamond League Viewing Schedule.  By Max Meyer American sprinter Tyson Gay will return from his one-year doping ban on July 3 in Lausanne, Switzerland. The 31-year-old runner holds the American record in the 100m by clocking a 9.69 in 2009. “Lausanne has always […]

Lawsuit by Gay’s ex-coach ‘baseless': USADA

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/DENIS BALIBOUSE (Reuters) – A lawsuit filed by Tyson Gay’s former coach Jon Drummond, who claims he was falsely accused of supplying the sprinter with performance-enhancing drugs, is ‘baseless’, the United States Anti-Doping Agency said on Thursday. The lawsuit comes as USADA is seeking a lifetime ban against Drummond for supplying the joint […]

Olympic Relay Medals in Jeopardy after Tyson Gay’s Ban

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/DENIS BALIBOUSE (Reuters) – The International Olympics Committee (IOC) will have the final say on whether Tyson Gay’s 4×100 meters relay team mates will be stripped of their London Games medals in the wake of the sprinter’s doping ban, the IAAF told Reuters. Gay received a one-year suspension on Friday after testing positive for a banned anabolic […]

U.S. sprinter Tyson Gay suspended one year for doping

 PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/DENIS BALIBOUSE RALEIGH, North Carolina – 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. 4×100 meters relay team […]

2014 Tokyo Marathon: Tsegaye wins Womens

Tirfi Tsegaye (ETH) sets a new course record at 2:22:23, crushing the old record by three minutes. Birhane Dibaba, her fellow country woman, was just sevens seconds behind in 2nd.

Russian gay-rights groups seek more pressure on Olympic Committee

(Reuters) – Russian gay rights advocates called for increased pressure on the International Olympic Committee ahead of the 2014 winter games in Sochi in light of Russia’s anti-gay laws, telling a gathering on Wednesday that anti-gay violence is increasing. Russia has come under mounting human rights criticism internationally since passing an anti-gay propaganda law earlier this year that […]

Russian athlete denies podium kiss was meant to back gay rights

Gold medallists team Russia kiss and celebrate at the women’s 4×400 metres relay victory ceremony during the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow August 17, 2013. Credit: REUTERS/Grigory Dukor (Reuters) – A Russian athlete denied on Tuesday that she had intended to show her disapproval of her country’s “anti-gay propaganda” law when […]

Russia says anti-gay law will not affect Winter Games

An interior view shows the Iceberg Skating Palace for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, August 20, 2013. Credit: Reuters/Pawel Kopczynski (Reuters) – Russia has assured the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that a controversial anti-gay law which has triggered protests in many countries will not affect athletes or spectators attending next year’s Sochi Winter Olympics. The IOC, […]

Tyson Gay Fails Drug Test; Pulls Out Of Racing While Awaiting B Sample Test

By Gene Cherry RALEIGH, North Carolina | Sun Jul 14, 2013 (Reuters) – Tearful former double sprint world champion Tyson Gay said on Sunday he had tested positive for a substance he could not identify and was pulling out of next month’s world championships in Moscow. Gay, who had the year’s fastest 100 metres time […]

2013 Diamond League: Lausanne: Men’s 100m: Tyson Gay wins

After winning the 100m and 200m in the USA Championships, Tyson Gay (USA) claimed his second Diamond League win of the 2013 season with a time of 9.79 seconds in the 100, beating Asafa Powell (JAM) by .11 seconds.

2012 Diamond League Zurich: Blake wins 100m; Gay is DQ’d

In the non-Diamond League race, Tyson Gay (USA) false starts and is DQ’d, while Yohan Blake (JAM) cruises to victory at 9.76 seconds for the win.

2012 Diamond League Birmingham: Ashmeade beats Tyson Gay in 200m

Nickel Ashmeade (JAM) gets the win over Tyson Gay (USA) at 20.12, and moves into 2nd in the Diamond League, with his second event win.

Gay racing over 200 meters in Birmingham on Sunday

Tyson Gay (USA), right, celebrates with fans in the stands after winning the men’s 4x100m relay final during the 2012 London Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (Andrew P. Scott-USA TODAY Sports) LONDON, Aug 25 (Reuters) – American sprinter Tyson Gay, fourth in the 100 meters at the London Olympics, will race over 200 for the […]

Yohan Blake beats Tyson Gay in 100m at Lausanne

Yohan Blake finished with a meet’s best time of 9.69, winning the 100m over Tyson Gay by .14 seconds, during the 2012 IAAF Diamond League Lausanne.

Medal weighs heavily on Tyson Gay’s mind

Tyson Gay of the U.S. looks at the scoreboard after his men’s 100m semi-final of the athletics competition at the National Stadium during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games in this August 16, 2008 file photo. Over 116 years the Olympic 100 meters final has produced drama, pain, controversy, disillusionment, incredulity and unbridled joy – all […]

Gay healthy but nervous as 100m approaches

Tyson Gay warms up during a United States track and field team open training session for the 2012 Summer Olympics, in Birmingham, England, Wednesday, July 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Jon Super) By Gene Cherry BIRMINGHAM, England July 25 (Reuters) – The surgically repaired hip that kept Tyson Gay off the track for nearly a year showed […]

Tyson Gay says 9.7 needed for London medal

Usain Bolt of Jamaica poses for photographer by the clock displaying his winning time after the Men’s 100m Final at the National Stadium on Day 8 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 16, 2008 in Beijing, China. Bolt clocked a new world record time of 9.69 seconds. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) By […]

Gay warms up with chilly 100 victory

Tyson Gay of the U.S. (2nd R) competes and wins the men’s 100m finals during the Diamond League London Grand Prix athletics meet at Crystal Palace in London, July 13, 2012. (REUTERS/Dylan Martinez) By Mitch Phillips LONDON, July 13 (Reuters) – Tyson Gay got a taste of the tough conditions the world’s best sprinters may […]

2012 Track and Field Diamond League London: Tyson Gay wins 100m

Tyson Gay (USA) manages to power through for another win, posting a time of 10.03. This victory ties him for the Diamond League lead with Asafa Powell and Usain Bolt.

Gay beats Gatlin, Bekele’s hopes dashed at Paris meeting

Tyson Gay of USA wins the 100m men race ahead of Justin Gatlin of USA, left, at the IAF Diamond League athletics meeting at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, Friday, July 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau) By Julien Pretot PARIS, July 6 (Reuters) – Tyson Gay beat fellow American Justin Gatlin […]

2012 Track and Field Diamond League Paris: Tyson Gay chases down Justin Gatlin

After a bad start Tyson Gay (USA) proved he was back in shape as he edges Gatlin (USA) at the line by .04 second. Christophe Lemaitre (FRA) took 3rd.

Injuries on the mend, Gay in mix to be the best

U.S. sprinter Tyson Gay, right, stretches as he stands next to French 100m champion Christophe Lemaitre, at the end of a press conference in Paris, Wednesday July 4, 2012. Both athletes will compete in the Diamonds League track and field event at the Stade de France on July 6. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere) By […]

Sprint rivals all have chance of winning, says Gay

World champion Yohan Blake, left, walks with his coach Glen Mills after defeating world-record holder Usain Bolt in the 100m final at Jamaica’s Olympic trials in Kingston, Jamaica, Friday, June 29, 2012. Blake pulled a stunner finishing in 9.75 seconds to upset Bolt by 0.11 seconds. (AP Photo/Collin Reid) By Johnny Cotton PARIS, July 4 […]

Gatlin secures London return ahead of Gay

Justin Gatlin (R) celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the men’s 100 meter final ahead of Tyson Gay (L) and Michael Rodgers at the U.S. Olympic athletics trials in Eugene, Oregon, June 24, 2012. (REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson) By Gene Cherry EUGENE, Oregon, June 24 (Reuters) – Justin Gatlin is back. So is Tyson […]

Gatlin and Gay cruise into 100m semis at U.S. trials

By Gene Cherry EUGENE, Oregon, June 23 (Reuters) – Former Olympic champion Justin Gatlin took a confident step forward on his comeback trail, breezing through the first round of the men’s 100 meters in an eye-catching 9.90 seconds at the U.S. athletics trials on Saturday. Gatlin, who won gold at the 2004 Athens Games but […]

Countdown To London: Gay Makes A Comeback

The only person to beat Bolt in a final since the Bejing Games is American Tyson Gay. The 29-year old hold the American record in the 100m, but a hip injury kept him from competing for almost an entire year.

Gay confident he will make U.S. team

Tyson Gay, second from right, crosses the finish line ahead of the pack during the 100-meter B race at the Adidas Grand Prix track and field meet on Randall’s Island, Saturday, June 9, 2012, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) By Gene Cherry RALEIGH, North Carolina, June 11 (Reuters) – Tyson Gay has a few […]

Gay passes Diamond League test after 12-month absence

Sprinter Tyson Gay of the U.S. crosses the finish in the men’s 100 meters race at the Diamond League New York Grand Prix athletics meet, June 9, 2012. (REUTERS/Brendan McDermid) By Larry Fine NEW YORK, June 9 (Reuters) – Former world champion Tyson Gay returned to the track for the first time in nearly a […]

2012 Diamond League New York: Tyson Gay in 100m B Final

Tyson Gay (USA) returns from injury and tests himself in the Men’s 100m B Final as he attempts to make the London Olympics.

Tyson Gay in NY return

Tyson Gay of United States speaks to the media during a press conference in the adidas PR Lounge ahead of the IAAF World Athletics Championships Daegu 2011 at Daegu Stadium on August 25, 2011 in Daegu, South Korea. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images) By Gene Cherry RALEIGH, North Carolina, June 4 (Reuters) – United States […]

2011 Diamond League New York: After three DQs, Mullings edges Gay

June 11, 2011: Steve Mullings bests training partner Tyson Gay in a photo finish in the men’s 100m following three disqualifications prior to the start.

Stockholm 2010: Gay Beats Bolt in 100m

Tyson Gay beats Usain Bolt in 2010 Stockholm 100m.

2014 Berlin Marathon: Women’s Race

Tirfi Tsegaye (ETH) takes 1st in the women’s race this year after taking 2nd in 2012, with a total time of 2:20:18.

Dennis Kimetto Shatters Marathon World Record

Dennis Kimetto of Kenya poses next to the timekeeping vehicle displaying his new world record (REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke) BERLIN, Sept 28 (Reuters) – Kenya’s Dennis Kimetto smashed the marathon world record in Berlin on Sunday, winning the race in a time of two hours, two minutes and 57 seconds after setting a scintillating pace from the start […]

Discrimination clause part of new Olympic city contracts

(Reuters) – A new clause aimed at ensuring the Olympics are free from any form of discrimination will be included in future Gameshost city contracts after the Sochi 2014 Olympics were marred by a controversial Russian anti-gay propaganda law. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said in a letter to bidders for the 2022 winter Olympics […]

Shalane Flanagan Targets the American Women’s Marathon Record

Shalane Flanagan will attempt to set the American women’s marathon record at the Berlin Marathon (Bob Levey/Getty Images) By Seth Rubinroit What to know before watching the 2014 Berlin Marathon on Universal Sports on Sunday, September 28 at 12 PM ET (or LIVE online at 2:30 AM ET). World’s Fastest Course The Berlin Marathon is […]

2014 IAAF Diamond League: Brussels, Belgium

Even in the absence of Usain Bolt the 100m of the AG Insurance Memorial Van Damme promises to become absolutely exciting. With Justin Gatlin, Mike Rodgers, Tyson Gay and Kim Collins four world class athletes are lining up in the King Baudouin stadium.

2014 Diamond League: Zurich: Bailey-Cole wins 100m

In the non Diamond League race, Kemar Bailey-Cole (JAM) gets the win at 9.96 seconds, beating Michael Rodgers (USA) by .11 seconds. Returning Tyson Gay (USA) finished 9th at 10.35 and returning Asafa Powell (JAM) finished 4th at 10.07.

Yao Ming Named Ambassador for 2014 Youth Olympic Games

Yao Ming (Photo by Eric Gay/Pool/Getty Images) Click here for the schedule of the Youth Olympic Games on Universal Sports. The Chinese basketball legend will share his advice and experience of international competition with the next generation of young athletes, while inspiring young people around the world to get active and embrace the Olympic values. Yao […]

2014 Junior Track and Field World Championships: Seyaum wins 1500m

Birthday girl, Dawit Seyaum (ETH) gets the win in the Women’s 1500m at 4:09.86, beating fellow country woman, Gudaf Tsegay (ETH) by .97 seconds. Elise Cranny (USA) was 4th and Alexa Efraimson (USA) was 6th.

Former NFL Star Chad Johnson Wants to Race Justin Gatlin

Former NFL star Chad Johnson (Andy Lyons/Getty Images) and sprinter Justin Gatlin (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau) By Seth Rubinroit Former NFL wide receiver Chad Johnson is known for boasting about his speed, and he is not afraid to race anyone…or anything. He once even beat a horse in a race. Johnson, who was formerly known as Chad Ochocinco, posted […]

2014 Race Unlikely Between Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin

Usain Bolt (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports) (Reuters) – Usain Bolt will return to Rio de Janeiro next month to run a special 100 meters on the beach, he said on his website on Sunday, but the Jamaican world record holder is now unlikely to race against Justin Gatlin this year. The six times Olympic gold […]

Tori Bowie and Justin Gatlin Dominate Diamond League Monaco

By Max Meyer American sprinters Tori Bowie and Justin Gatlin each had incredible performances in their respective competitions on Friday at the Monaco Diamond League meet. In a stacked women’s 100m field that included Allyson Felix and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Bowie ran her fastest time ever of 10.80 seconds. Bowie started her career as a long jumper, […]

2014 Diamond League: Monaco: Gatlin wins 200m

Justin Gatlin (USA) scores a World Leading time at 19.68, beating Nickel Ashmeade (JAM) by .31 seconds, although Ashmeade takes the lead in the DL. Tyson Gay takes 4th at 20.22, .14 behind Christophe Lemaitre (FRA).

Diamond League Monaco Preview

Allyson Felix (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports) Tune in to IAAF Diamond League from Monaco Friday, July 18 at 2 PM ET LIVE on Universal Sports. Click here for the full IAAF Diamond League schedule.  By Mike Rowbottom Monaco’s IAAF Diamond League meeting on Friday (18) has much to live up to this year after 2013’s […]

Ian Thorpe Comes Out in TV Interview

Ian Thorpe (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) (Reuters) – Ian Thorpe, Australia’s most decorated Olympian, revealed he was gay in an emotional television interview on Sunday, ending years of speculation about the champion swimmer’s sexuality. The five-times Olympic gold medalist made the admission to British journalist Michael Parkinson in a pre-recorded interview on Australia’s Channel 10 […]

Diamond League Glasgow Preview

Carmelita Jeter (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports) By Max Meyer Glasgow is the ninth leg of the 2014 IAAF Diamond League. This is the first time since 1968 that Glasgow will host the Diamond League, as the meet is usually held in London. Here are the top events to watch on Friday and Saturday. Friday at 2 PM ET LIVE on […]

American Sprinter Justin Gatlin Continues Winning Streak At Diamond League Rome

Men’s 100m: Justin Gatlin looked dominant, winning the 100m in 9.91 seconds on June 5 at the IAAF Diamond League from Rome. He has not lost a race in 2014 after collecting wins in Tokyo (10.02 into a -3.5 m/s headwind), Shanghai (9.92), Beijing (9.87) and Eugene (wind-assisted 9.76). Gatlin scored his third win in Rome after winning […]

Russia tops medals table as Games end amid doping scandals

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/PHIL NOBLE (Reuters) – The Winter Olympics ended on Sunday with host nation Russia on top of the medals table and Canada winning the men’s ice hockey final, but news that two more athletes tested positive for banned substances dimmed the golden glow. Canada claimed the last, most coveted title of the Games by sweeping aside Sweden […]

 
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