Ato Boldon Discusses The Usain Bolt Effect on The Inside Track

Four-time Olympic medalist and current broadcast analyst Ato Boldon takes on one of the most talked about global sports figures for today’s “The Inside Track” guest column: Usain Bolt. Boldon discusses the impact his fellow Caribbean sprinter has had on the sport and what it has meant to see Bolt rise to the top. “The…

Justin Gatlin will not be allowed to make early comeback

[picappgallerysingle id=”6612343″]Controversial American sprinter Justin Gatlin will not be allowed to make an early return to competitive competition, the International Association of Athletics Federations said on Monday. Gatlin, the 2004 Olympic 100metres champion was given an eight-year ban, reduced to four on appeal by the Court of Arbitration for Sport, after he tested positive for…

Disgraced American sprinter Marion Jones works out with Pro basketball team

Track and field superstar Marion Jones’ bid to get her athletic career back on track brought her to Tulsa on Saturday for a high-intensity workout with Shock coach Nolan Richardson. Jones was stripped of five medals she won in the 2000 Summer Olympics after she admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs prior to the Summer Games….

Belgian sprinter Fatmata Bangura tests positive for doping

Belgian sprinter Fatmata Bangura will miss next weekend’s world indoor championships after she was provisionally suspended because of a positive doping test. Sierra Leone-born Bangura was tested at her first Belgian championships last month and anti-doping officials found traces of the steroids clembuterol and stanozolol. Belgian athletics official Tille Scheerlinck told Belgian media that the…