Justin Gatlin: I like where the sprints are right now. It's not a clear favorite always."
These were the "most suspicious" out of the 2,262 samples taken from the Moscow lab. Of the 298, evidence for 43 athletes has been sent to their respective international federations.
Allegedly an email contained a list of athletes whose blood passports showed clear signs of doping violations.
*ARD Video Report
*MB: British gold medalist & ‘sports icon’ implicated in blood doping at 2012 Olympics "An indictment by French prosecutors ...has alleged that British athletes, including a Gold medalist and ‘sports icon’, were involved in blood doping at the London 2012 Olympics."
Looks like the Olympic stadium will be ready well before the US Olympic Trials stadium which will hopefully be ready by May of next year.
Former East German sprinter Ines Geipel talks about how her youth and health was destroyed by a state sponsored doping program with steroids and male hormones.
Peachtree actually offered $50,000 for breaking the wheelchair races too, so in total they paid out $200,000 in course record bonuses.
*Article On Wheelchair Winner Daniel Romanchuk
*Article on Wheelchair Winner Manuela Schar This is reportedly the first time that runners and wheelchair racers earned the same prize money.
Obiri ran 31:43. in her first track 10,000 (although she has ran 31:23 on the roads) to just beat out Jepkosgei (31:43.8).
*Obiri Has High Praise For Jepkosgei “Joyceline is going to pose a big threat during [Kenyan] trials considering how tight she kept me on toes until the last lap. Woo unto those who will run against her at the trials."
Is Noah Lyles’ place in the final in danger?
Blackmun resigned last year after being criticized for not doing enough to protect athletes in the gymnastics sexual abuse scandal.
Includes a rematch of the top-3 from the women's 800m final with Jazmine Fray, Nia Akins and Avi'Tal Wilson Perteete. NCAA runner-up Devin Dixon is also in the NACAC 800m. *Live Results, Startlists And Schedule
Most athletes will have to wait for final team selection in September, but those who won at Japan Champs and had the world standard (or won gold at the Asian Champs) get auto selected now.
The men's 5000m is absolutely stacked with the top 9 ranked men in the world including Yomif Kejelcha, Telahun Haile Bekele, Selemon Barega, Paul Chelimo, Muktar Edris, Hagos Gebrhiwet, and Joshua Cheptegei. The men's 1500 has Timothy Cheruiyot vs Jakob Ingebrigsten and Ayanleh Souleiman. In the sprints, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce races Dina Asher-Smith and Dafne Schippers while Noah Lyles is in the 200m with Canada's Andre De Grasse and Aaron Brown and Turkey's Ramil Guliyev. *Live Updates From The IAAF