Marion Jones' relay team to know soon if they can keep Olympic medals

COPENHAGEN — Marion Jones’ relay teammates will learn by Dec. 18 whether they can keep their medals from the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

The International Olympic Committee had hoped the Court of Arbitration for Sport would rule this month. But the CAS postponed the decision for another two months.

“We’ll have to wait until then,” IOC vice president Thomas Bach said Thursday at an IOC meeting in the Danish capital.

Jones lost all five of her medals — including three gold — after admitting in 2007 that she was using performance-enhancing drugs at the time of the games. The Americans won gold in the 1,600-meter relay and bronze in the 400-meter relay. Jones also won the 100 and 200 meters and took bronze in the long jump…..Read More

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