Posts Tagged Women’s track and field

Britain’s anti-doping agency probes claims against Salazar

Alberto Salazar waits for the start of the men's 10,000 meters at the U.S. track and field championships in Eugene, Ore., Thursday, June 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s anti-doping agency says it is investigating claims that American long-distance running coach Alberto Salazar encouraged athletes at the Nike Oregon Project to skirt anti-doping rules.

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Gatlin cruises to 200 title with top time ever at nationals

Justin Gatlin wins the 200-meter at the U.S. Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Ore., Sunday, June 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Justin Gatlin just couldn’t help himself. He pointed at the clock as he crossed the line, just to make sure no one missed his splendid time.

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Goucher lashes out at former coach Alberto Salazar

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — An upset Kara Goucher took exception at being called a liar by Alberto Salazar after her former coach went public to clear his name over doping allegations.

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Tyson Gay advances in 100 at nationals

Tyson Gay wins a heat in the men's 100 meters at the U.S. track and field championships in Eugene, Ore., Thursday, June 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Tyson Gay took a big gulp of water as he glanced to his left and then back to his right before stepping into the starting block.

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Alberto Salazar hits back hard at doping allegations

In this May 29, 2015, file photo, track coach Alberto Salazar yells out lap times to distance runner Mo Farah, from  Britain, during the 10,000-meter race in the Prefontaine Classic track and field meet in Eugene, Ore. Salazar hit back at doping allegations against him, releasing Wednesday, June 24, 2015, a 12,000-word rebuttal of the claims against himself and his star runner, Olympic silver medalist Galen Rupp. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The Associated Press has learned the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency is investigating whether track coach Alberto Salazar encouraged star runner Galen Rupp and others to skirt anti-doping rules.

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