DAVID RUDISHA RUMORS

Olympic 800 champ says lack of money adds to doping problems

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Olympic and world 800-meter champion David Rudisha says a lack of money and testing infrastructure has made it difficult to fight doping in developing countries such as Kenya. More than 40 Kenyan athletes have tested positive to banned substances in the past three years, prompting the World Anti-Doping Agency to set an April 5 deadline for Kenya to pass...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

No rushing Rudisha: Patience contributes to 2nd world title

BEIJING (AP) This world title came in a tactical race for David Rudisha, so very unlike the wire-to-wire run at the London Olympics that earned him a gold medal and a world record in the 800 meters. For the 26-year-old Kenyan, it felt just as good. Rudisha missed the chance to defend his world title two years ago in Moscow because of an injured right knee which restricted him to...
Via Associated Press
August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Amos beats Rudisha in 800m in London Diamond League meet

LONDON (AP) Nijel Amos ran down David Rudisha to beat the Olympic champion by a tenth of a second in the 800 meters at the London Diamond League meet at the Olympic Stadium on Saturday. Rudisha led into the home straight but Amos, of Botswana, overtook him with 20 meters remaining to clock 1:44:57. Two other London Olympic gold medalists, Greg Rutherford of Britain and Valerie Adams...
Via Associated Press
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Rudisha now the one who has to catch up

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) David Rudisha has been left behind, and he's not used to it. After two years of injury setbacks, the 800-meter Olympic champion, once untouchable over two laps, has endured a slow, frustrating battle for fitness. Meanwhile, his rivals - including Olympic silver medalist Nijel Amos - are up to speed ahead of the world championships in Beijing next month. As he...
Via Associated Press
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss
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