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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

Sponsors missing from action in war on doping: Whistleblower

Nike is also not alone in sponsoring athletes who have had positive doping tests.

Aug 12, 2016, 17:25 PM IST

Never write me off, warns king Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt has warned that people write him off at their peril after the imperious Jamaican sealed another world treble gold despite an injury-hit season.

Aug 30, 2015, 09:45 AM IST

World Championships: Usain Bolt flirts with failure, Justin Gatlin cruises into final

Defending champion Usain Bolt made a meal of it but recovered from a stumbling start to reach Sunday`s 100 metres final at the world championships, setting up his Beijing showdown with in-form American Justin Gatlin.

Aug 23, 2015, 18:10 PM IST

World Athletics Championships: Five fastest men on planet

Let's look at the five fastest times recorded in the 100 meter sprint before the much-anticipated Usain Bolt-Justin Gatlin blockbuster clash in the 2015 Beijing World Athletics Championships at the

Aug 22, 2015, 16:28 PM IST

I`m ready for Justin Gatlin in Beijing: Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt insisted Thursday he would be ready for the challenge of toppling the in-form American Justin Gatlin at the World Championships in Beijing next month.

Jul 23, 2015, 20:26 PM IST

Justin Gatlin hoping Usain Bolt healthy and fit to go in Beijing worlds

American Justin Gatlin has Usain Bolt fixed in his sights and has expressed his hope that the injured Jamaican sprint king will be healthy for next month`s world championships.

Jul 10, 2015, 14:31 PM IST

Justin Gatlin powers past Tyson Gay and Asafa Powell

American Justin Gatlin reinforced his credentials as favourite for next month`s world championships by powering to an impressive victory in the 100m at the Diamond League meet in Lausanne on Thursd

Jul 10, 2015, 01:42 AM 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, Tyson Gay, Asafa Powell battle on in Usain Bolt`s absence

Lovers of clean track and field will be cringing at Thursday`s Diamond League meet in Lausanne when doping cheats Justin Gatlin and Tyson Gay come to face to face in what is sure to be an explosive

Jul 08, 2015, 15:38 PM IST

France finally reap Olympic reward for Tyson Gay doping

France were on Saturday belatedly awarded bronze medals for the men`s 4x100m relay at the 2012 Olympics after the United States were disqualified due to Tyson Gay`s doping ban.

Jul 04, 2015, 23:59 PM IST

Justin Gatlin powers into 200m final at US championships

Justin Gatlin made it look easy Sunday, powering into the final of the 200m at the US championships in 19.90sec.

Jun 29, 2015, 03:19 AM IST

Justin Gatlin eyes double as 400m win leaves Allyson Felix facing choice

Justin Gatlin stayed on course for a sprint double World Championships challenge on Saturday, while Allyson Felix has a choice to make after a storming 400m triumph at the US athletics championships.

Jun 28, 2015, 07:42 AM IST

Tyson Gay downs Trayvon Bromell, books World Championships return

US veteran Tyson Gay won the 100m at the US athletics championships on Friday in 9.87sec to book his first trip to the World Championships since 2009.

Jun 27, 2015, 08:46 AM IST

'New faces' overshadow Tyson Gay as US championships kick off

Tyson Gay launched his bid for a first World Championships berth since 2009 on Thursday, but Remontay McClain`s 9.82sec overshadowed the veteran in the 100m heats at the US athletics championships.

Jun 26, 2015, 09:08 AM IST

Doping casts a shadow on US Track and Field Championships

Doping allegations against coach Alberto Salazar and his top US runner, 2012 London Olympic 10,000-meter runner-up Galen Rupp, loom large as the US Track and Field Championships begin Thursday.

Jun 24, 2015, 08:21 AM IST

Have shown I'm the best when it mattered most: Usain Bolt

Six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt on Friday dismissed suggestions that he is 'afraid' of facing in-form American Justin Gatlin, adding that he has shown he is the best when it mattered most.

Jun 12, 2015, 20:25 PM IST

Asafa Powell among world's fastest to race next month

The world’s three fastest men are set to race each other in a highly anticipated show down in 100 metres at the Athletissima Diamond League meeting.

Jun 10, 2015, 11:43 AM IST

Tyson Gay`s doping costs USA Olympic relay silver

The members of the U.S. men`s 4x100 metres relay team that won silver at the 2012 Olympics have been stripped of their medals following the doping conviction of sprinter Tyson Gay, the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) said on Wednesday.

May 14, 2015, 01:12 AM IST

Americans too fast for Usain Bolt to catch in relay

Not even Usain Bolt could overcome a big American lead as the U.S. men sprinted to a convincing victory over Jamaica in the 4x100 metres relay at the IAAF World Relays in Nassau on Saturday.

May 03, 2015, 12:36 PM IST