Content Tagged As track_and_field
July 25, 2013 9:56 AMLONDON - Usain Bolt says the recent doping scandals in sprinting have set the sport back, while insisting he is not a cheat. Tyson Gay, Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson are among a number of athletes to fail recent tests ahead of the world championships next month. Bolt... more »
July 15, 2013 9:04 AMHERZOGENAURACH, Germany - Adidas has suspended its sponsorship of Tyson Gay after the American sprinter's positive doping test. After learning that a banned substance was detected in a May out-of-competition test, Gay pulled out of the upcoming world championships. In a statement, Adidas says "we are shocked by these recent... more »
May 9, 2013 10:13 AMBATON ROUGE - LSU's Kimberlyn Duncan is among the five finalists for the Sports Illustrated Women's College Athlete of the Year award for the 2012-13 season. LSU says Duncan learned that she was a finalist on Wednesday as she prepared for the 100-meter dash and 200-meter dash at the... more »
February 7, 2013 10:49 AMBATON ROUGE - LSU continued preparations for this weekend's Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark., one of the nation's biggest indoor competitions. It's the second time in the last three weeks the Tigers and Lady Tigers will compete at the Randal Tyson Track Center. They were last there on Jan.... more »
June 15, 2012 10:57 AMNEW YORK - U.S. Olympic track and field athletes will wear uniforms at the London Olympics that Nike says could shave up to 0.023 seconds off 100-meter sprint times. The difference could have elevated Walter Dix from bronze to the silver medal at the Beijing Olympics, though he wouldn't... more »
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