Lagat – "He did a good job to drop me like that"

By Barbara Sampson, World-Track PARIS — Reigning world 1500m and 5000m champion Bernard Lagat admits to making a mistake during his 3000m clash with Kenenisa Bekele when he backed off in the early stages and was thoroughly routed at the AF Golden League meeting in Paris. The Kenyan-born American Lagat was anticipating a good match…

Reports – Olympic champion Ramzi "B" sample positive

LONDON — Backup "B" sample tests came back positive for 1,500-meter gold medalist Rashid Ramzi and four other athletes accused of blood doping at the Beijing Games, an Olympic official with knowledge of the results told The Associated Press on Wednesday. The athletes tested positive for the blood-boosting drug CERA in retests of their Beijing…