Two more Russian athletes banned for doping at Olympics

Two Russian track women athletes have been handed four-year doping bans after steroids were found during retesting of their Olympic samples. Anastasia Kapachinskaya, who had already been stripped of her 4×400-meter relay Olympic silver from 2008, had her results officially annulled. Meanwhile, American Francena McCorory will now inherit Kapachinskaya’s 400 bronze from the 2011...
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1 day ago

Sydney McLaughlin breaks national high school record in the 300m

On Saturday, teenaged Olympian Sydney McLaughlin broke an 11-year-old record that she’s been chasing all season. McLaughlin ran 36.82 in the 300-meter sprint at the Armory’s Artie O’Connor College Invite to set a new national high school record. “I wanted it very, very badly,” McLaughlin told FloTrack. Francena McCorory was the last person to hold the record with a time...
Via Excelle Sports
February 19, 2017

McCorory becomes fifth-fastest American, Coburn and Harper-Nelson capture third U.S. titles

SACRAMENTO, California — The accolades for Francena McCorory continued from indoors to outdoors as her USATF Outdoor Championships finish in the BMW 400 meters not only earned her a title, but also ranked among the top-five all-time American performances.
Via USA Track & Field
June 27, 2014

Francena McCorory named USATF Athlete of the Week

Francena McCorory wins USA Track & Field Athlete of the Week after two gold-medal-winning performances at the 14th IAAF World Indoor Track & Field Championships in Sopot, Poland.
Via USA Track & Field
March 12, 2014

Quartet of Americans Win in Lausanne

INDIANAPOLIS - Tyson Gay, Ryan Whiting, Francena McCorory and Dawn Harper-Nelson nabbed wins in a strong 4th of July showing by the American athletes at the 8th stop of the Diamond League in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Via USA Track & Field
July 03, 2013

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