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# sprinting - Friday 2 July, 2021

US sprint sensation could miss Olympics after testing positive for marijuana - report
# Athletics
# Athletics

US sprint sensation could miss Olympics after testing positive for marijuana - report

Jul 2nd 2021, 10:32 AM 8,723 Views 12 Comments

Sha’Carri Richardson became sixth-fastest woman ever recently when she completed the 100m in 10.72 seconds.

# sprinting - Friday 16 April, 2021

World 100m champion Coleman has ban reduced but will still miss Olympics
# Ruled Out
# Ruled Out

World 100m champion Coleman has ban reduced but will still miss Olympics

Apr 16th 2021, 12:28 PM 4,130 Views 0 Comments

The 25-year-old’s ban for breaching anti-doping ‘whereabouts’ rules has been cut from two years to 18 months.

# sprinting - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

World champion sprinter Coleman hit with two-year doping ban
# Order
# Order

World champion sprinter Coleman hit with two-year doping ban

Oct 27th 2020, 6:42 PM 8,427 Views 5 Comments

The American is set to miss next year’s Olympics.

# sprinting - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

World 100m champion Coleman cries foul as he's hit with provisional suspension
# Christmas Rush
# Christmas Rush

World 100m champion Coleman cries foul as he's hit with provisional suspension

Jun 17th 2020, 8:47 AM 6,822 Views 10 Comments

The sprinter has missed four tests on ‘whereabouts’ grounds in the space of 18 months.

# sprinting - Saturday 2 March, 2019

'I did get a World Championships silver medal, but I left Finland beginning my entire life again'
# Ireland Scott Talent
# Ireland Scott Talent

'I did get a World Championships silver medal, but I left Finland beginning my entire life again'

Mar 2nd 2019, 7:00 AM 19,641 Views 2 Comments

The Carlow-sprinter will represent Ireland at senior level for the first time today in Glasgow.

# sprinting - Sunday 5 August, 2018

'I have no fear. I can take on the big boys now'
# Rocket Man
# Rocket Man

'I have no fear. I can take on the big boys now'

Aug 5th 2018, 10:00 AM 27,957 Views 4 Comments

A year after a hamstring injury cut his season short, Marcus Lawler is heading into the European Championships in the fastest form of his life.

# sprinting - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Thousands raised for arrested Sierra Leone athlete living rough in London
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From TheJournal.ie
# Support

Thousands raised for arrested Sierra Leone athlete living rough in London

Mar 7th 2015, 12:43 PM 19,886 Views 19 Comments

Jimmy Thoronka vanished after competing in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow last summer.

# sprinting - Friday 6 December, 2013

GPS fan Craig Gilroy keen to do the extras for Ulster
# Gilly
# Gilly

GPS fan Craig Gilroy keen to do the extras for Ulster

Dec 6th 2013, 7:45 AM 3,219 Views 1 Comment

The Ireland international wing gives TheScore.ie some insight into his approach to training.

# sprinting - Sunday 14 July, 2013

This 'revised' list of top 100 metre times will make athletics fans feel very sad
# Doping
# Doping

This 'revised' list of top 100 metre times will make athletics fans feel very sad

Jul 14th 2013, 8:52 PM 9,693 Views 10 Comments

Only Usain Bolt remains untarnished in the top 10.

Athletics world rocked as Gay, Powell and Simpson test positive for banned substance
# Doping
# Doping

Athletics world rocked as Gay, Powell and Simpson test positive for banned substance

Jul 14th 2013, 5:03 PM 18,613 Views 0 Comments

It’s been a dramatic day in the world of elite sprinting.

# sprinting - Friday 1 March, 2013

Indoor Championships: Gregan dominates 400m heat
# Athletics
# Athletics

Indoor Championships: Gregan dominates 400m heat

Mar 1st 2013, 11:14 AM 4,297 Views 2 Comments

The Dubliner coasted to victory in 46.97 seconds in Gothenburg this morning.

# sprinting - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

Bolt out to become 'a living legend'
# Modesty
# Modesty

Bolt out to become 'a living legend'

Apr 18th 2012, 4:07 PM 283 Views 0 Comments

The 100m and 200m world record holder has set his sights no lower than achieving total domination at this summer’s Olympic Games.

# sprinting - Friday 30 December, 2011

YouTube top ten: because 2011 was a very good year
# Virals
# Virals

YouTube top ten: because 2011 was a very good year

Dec 30th 2011, 10:30 AM 986 Views 1 Comment

If exposure to digital media and 24-hour news has all but erased your memory: don’t panic. We’ve gathered all the valuable stuff in one place.

# sprinting - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Smyth credits Gay with Olympic improvement
# Jason Smyth
# Jason Smyth

Smyth credits Gay with Olympic improvement

Oct 18th 2011, 6:44 PM 877 Views 0 Comments

Irish Olympic and Paralympic athlete Jason Smyth has credited the assistance of his winter training partner, sprinter Tyson Gay, with his rapid improvement in recent seasons.

# sprinting - Monday 5 September, 2011

Report Card: how was Daegu for you?
# IAAF World Championships 2011
# IAAF World Championships 2011

Report Card: how was Daegu for you?

Sep 5th 2011, 4:15 PM 246 Views 0 Comments

With the dust having settled on another IAAF World Championships, we look back at the stories, both Irish and international, that grabbed the headlines last week.

# sprinting - Sunday 4 September, 2011

Watch: Jamaica's incredible run in the 4x100m
# Wow!
# Wow!

Watch: Jamaica's incredible run in the 4x100m

Sep 4th 2011, 5:23 PM 552 Views 0 Comments

The team included Nesta Carter, Michael Frater, Yohan Blake and Usain Bolt: all of whom, it turns out, are quite good at running.

# sprinting - Saturday 3 September, 2011

Redemption for Bolt in 200m
# Lightning
# Lightning

Redemption for Bolt in 200m

Sep 3rd 2011, 1:55 PM 232 Views 0 Comments

Jamaican sprint sensation Usain Bolt has put the disappointment of his disqualification from the 100m behind him to take gold in the 200m at the World Athletics Championships in Daegu, South Korea.

# sprinting - Thursday 1 September, 2011

YouTube top 10: because Franck doesn't want to go to Eastlands
# Manchester City
# Manchester City

YouTube top 10: because Franck doesn't want to go to Eastlands

Sep 1st 2011, 1:55 PM 447 Views 1 Comment

With a shot-putter running the 100m, French cyclist Thomas Voeckler racing a horse and the San Diego Chargers launching a wine, this week’s list is a tribute to sporting incongruity.

# sprinting - Monday 22 August, 2011

Bolt feeling confident ahead of Worlds
# Confidence
# Confidence

Bolt feeling confident ahead of Worlds

Aug 22nd 2011, 10:42 AM 102 Views 0 Comments

Unsurprisingly, Jamaican sprint sensation Usain Bolt claims to be feeling confident ahead of his defence of the 100m and 200m at the World Championships in Daegu, South Korea.

# sprinting - Saturday 20 August, 2011

The sports week in pictures
# Cesc Fabregas
# Cesc Fabregas

The sports week in pictures

Aug 20th 2011, 9:00 AM 254 Views 0 Comments

From euphoric celebrations to pint-swilling politicians, join us for a look back at the most striking sporting images from the last seven days.

# sprinting - Friday 19 August, 2011

Blade Runner in combative mood ahead of World Championships
# Controversy
# Controversy

Blade Runner in combative mood ahead of World Championships

Aug 19th 2011, 1:14 PM 145 Views 0 Comments

Oscar Pistorius has hit back at critics of his qualification for the 2011 Daegu World Championships, claiming Science supports his right to compete.

# sprinting - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

American sprinter tests positive for banned substance
# Scandal
# Scandal

American sprinter tests positive for banned substance

Aug 16th 2011, 1:19 PM 177 Views 0 Comments

Former American 100m champion Michael Rodgers has tested positive for a banned stimulant. The result casts doubt on his participation in this month’s World Championships in Daegu.

# sprinting - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Double amputee 'Blade Runner' makes the Worlds
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

Double amputee 'Blade Runner' makes the Worlds

Jul 20th 2011, 11:43 AM 158 Views 0 Comments

The athlete at the centre of the debate about the use of prosthetics in sport has qualified for the Athletics World Championships after clocking a personal best in the 400m.

# sprinting - Wednesday 11 August, 2010

Disgraced sprint champion Pettigrew found dead
# Athletics
# Athletics

Disgraced sprint champion Pettigrew found dead

Aug 11th 2010, 12:05 PM 182 Views 0 Comments

Former 400m champion Antonio Pettegrew is found dead two years after admitting to doping.