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JUSTIN GATLIN RUMORS

Gatlin fails to make list of finalists for award

MONACO (AP) Facing a backlash over his doping past, American sprinter Justin Gatlin has failed to make the list of finalists for the IAAF world athlete of the year award. Gatlin, undefeated in the 100 and 200 meters this season, was among the original 10 nominees for the prize. But, after a two-week voting process, he was not among the three finalists announced Friday. Gatlin served...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Up for track honors, Gatlin shrugs off critics

Justin Gatlin is far more interested in winning races than popularity contests. Still, the American sprinter with a doping history doesn't quite understand the backlash over his nomination for track and field athlete of the year. Gatlin went undefeated in the 100 and 200 meters this season, a year that didn't include a major meet and one in which Usain Bolt chose to give...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Gatlin to OSU Track Athlete: Your Mom Gives Best Blow Jobs

I am so confused by this story on The Big Lead. Oklahoma State 1500m runner Vegard Olstad post an innocent IG about his mom sending him chocolate and Gatlin leaves this comment. I am not sure if Gatlin was high on drugs (he has been suspended a few times or what), but it was a pretty mean thing to say about the kid’s mom who if from Norway by the way.
Via BlackSportsOnline
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Coe 'big problems' with Gatlin on IAAF shortlist

LONDON (AP) IAAF vice president Sebastian Coe says he has ''big problems'' with the track and field governing body including doping-tainted sprinter Justin Gatlin on the athlete of the year short list. The American athlete has served a four-year doping ban, leading to Olympic discus champion Robert Harting asking to be removed from the 10-strong short list. Asked...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Olympic champion Harting objects to Gatlin

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) Olympic discus champion Robert Harting says he wants to be taken off the short list for the athlete of the year because it also contains Justin Gatlin, an American sprinter who has been convicted of doping. Gatlin and Harting were among the 10 athletes nominated by the IAAF for the annual award. Gatlin has served a four-year doping ban. Harting tells Spiegel...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Usain Bolt loses 100-meter dash to Justin Gatlin, gives fitting response

Tweet Usain Bolt, who many consider to be the fastest man on the planet, lost to American sprinter Justin Gatlin in the 100-meter dash at Roman Golden Gala Diamond League meet earlier Thursday. Here’s video of the race: As you can see in the video, Bolt’s reaction to finishing second to Gatlin was priceless:   [...]
Via Los That Sports Blog
June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Usain Bolt is not impressed by Justin Gatlin’s 100 meter win

Usain Bolt may have lost to Justin Gatlin in the 100 meters in Rome, but that doesn't mean he has to be impressed, now does it?
Via Gamedayr
June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Usain Bolt lost the 100m dash to Justin Gatlin in Rome

Justin Gatlin defeated world-record holder Usain Bolt in the 100 on Thursday at the Rome Golden Gala. The American Gatlin squeeked out victory by .001 seconds over the six-time Olympic Champion.  Bolt still seems to be bothered by the hamstring injury. [Nick Zaccardi]
Via Diehardsport
June 06, 2013  |  Discuss
FAST TRACK

Gatlin beats Bolt for first time in 100M

On Thursday afternoon in Rome, American speedster Justin Gatlin shook Usain Bolt off his back, beating the Olympic gold medalist in the 100 meter dash for the first time in history.
Via Gamedayr
June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Usain Bolt Wins Men's 100m Final

Usain Bolt won the 100m finals with an Olympic record time of 9.63 with his fellow Jamaican Yohan Blake getting the silver and American Justin Gaitlin getting the Bronze. Bolt broke his Olympic record of 9.69 that he set in 2008 at the games in Beijing and was well ahead of Yohan Blake at the end.  The real race was for the silver between Yohan Blake, Justin Gaitlin, and Tyson...
Via Sports-Glory
August 05, 2012  |  Discuss
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