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US sprinter Tyson Gay's daughter shot dead in Kentucky

Gay, the joint-second fastest athlete ever, confirmed her death to local TV station Lex 18.

Oct 16, 2016, 23:06 PM IST

US sprinter Justin Gatlin reveals 2010 apology for dope offence

Repeatedly branded as a drug cheat following his return from a dope-related ban, American sprinter Justin Gatlin made an attempt to win over critics on Sunday by releasing letters that reveal the extent of his co-operation with US anti-doping investigators.

Aug 30, 2015, 22:19 PM IST

Justin Gatlin is beatable, vow Tyson Gay and Asafa Powell

Justin Gatlin might have strung together an undefeated run of 25 races since August 2013, but his main rivals in the absence of the injured Usain Bolt believe the American sprinter can be beaten.

Jul 08, 2015, 21:11 PM IST

Justin Gatlin disputes he's a two-time drug cheat

Controversial sprinter Justin Gatlin does not understand why people insist on calling him a two-time drug cheat and want him kicked out of the sport.

Jun 25, 2015, 10:51 AM IST

Usain Bolt chides doping officials over Tyson Gay ban

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.

Jul 23, 2014, 09:40 AM IST

Jamaicans can arouse global passion for athletics: Gatlin

American sprinter Justin Gatlin, who won the 100-metre race at the Jamaican Invitational Saturday, said athletic fans in this Caribbean island are capable of arousing global passion for athletics.

May 07, 2014, 12:55 PM IST