08.26.06

More news on all those doping scandals

Posted in Doping, Track and Field/Athletics at 10:11 am by Nicole

Take your pick: Justin Gatlin, Marion Jones, Trevor Graham, or China…the news just keeps on coming.

Nike ends contract with coach Graham (Associated Press, via ESPN. com)

Gatlin has ‘no idea’ how substance got into his body (Associated Press, via ESPN.com)

China athletics school raid unearths 450 drug doses (Reuters, via Guardian Unlimited UK)

Another U.S. sprinter busted (Associated Press, via Sports Illustrated)

And, the best article I’ve seen that explains the Justin Gatlin and Marion Jones situations in detail (hint: the Gatlin story in particularly has been grossly inaccurately reported by many major news outlets):

Legs to stand on: Gatlin, Jones have two very different battles to fight (Sports Illustrated)

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