Posts Tagged Women’s track and field

Track coach Jon Drummond gets 8-year doping suspension

In this July 15, 2008, file photo, track coach Jon Drummond carries starters blocks to set up for a workout in Arlington, Texas. Drummond received an eight-year doping ban after arbitrators found he possessed, trafficked, administered and assisted in the use and cover-up of banned substances. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency announced the ban Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2104. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

DENVER (AP) — Over an angst-filled summer of 2012, track coach Jon Drummond and his ailing star sprinter, Tyson Gay, wrestled with whether Gay should use a mysterious medicine that might help him run pain-free at the London Olympics.

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13 morning finals scheduled for Rio Olympics

MONACO (AP) — At least one gold medal in athletics will be at stake during every morning session at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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13 morning finals scheduled for Rio Olympics

MONACO (AP) — At least one gold medal in athletics will be at stake during every morning session at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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Chebet, Chepkiuri win Honolulu Marathon

HONOLULU (AP) — Wilson Chebet of Kenya has won his debut in the Honolulu Marathon after pulling away from a pack of runners in the final miles of the rain-soaked course.

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AP PHOTOS: Kenya’s Maasai compete in athletics

Maasai warriors look up as a competitor makes the high jump, in which athletes must touch a high line with the top of their heads, at the annual Maasai Olympics in the Sidai Oleng Wildlife Sanctuary near to Mt. Kilimanjaro, southern Kenya, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. Maasai men and women from the Amboseli and Tsavo region compete for medals and prizes in the event which aims for a sports competition of Maasai skills such as running, jumping, and throwing, to replace lion-hunting as the traditional warrior activity. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

SIDAI OLENG WILDLIFE SANCTUARY, Kenya (AP) — At the foot of snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro, Kenya’s famed Maasai warriors competed for honor and prestige, not by hunting lions but by running, jumping and throwing.

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