JUSTIN GATLIN RUMORS

Tennessee sprinter, Atlanta native, Christian Coleman has historic day at NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships

Christian Coleman put on an incredible performance at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday. The Tennessee junior and Atlanta native took home two national championships and equaled a feat set by an Olympic Gold medalist. Coleman won both the 60-meter dash and 200-meter dash at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in College Station, Texas. In the process...
Via SEC Country
12 hours ago

In movie, Justin Gatlin reflects on rise, fall, rise again

The heaving, uncontrollable sobs have occurred twice for Justin Gatlin. Once, for a failed drug test in his prime that led to a stay in track's version of purgatory. The other, over a .01-second slipup that he'll never get over. Say this much for the controversial sprinter: His life has certainly been filled with peaks and valleys, which he reveals in an hour-long documentary titled...
Via Associated Press
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Julio Jones: It would be hard for Usain Bolt to ‘really pull away from guys in football’

Julio Jones isn’t convinced the fastest man alive would be suited to play in the NFL. The Atlanta Falcons wide receiver was speaking to Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com and discussed Bolt’s dominance. Jones was complimentary of Bolt’s amazing quickness. “Wooo … wooo,” Jones said, marveling at Bolt’s blazing speed. “Bolt, he’s amazing. Amazing what he can do out there...
Via The Comeback
August 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Usain Bolt, Justin Gatlin in war of words over 'disrespect'

We’ll learn in a few weeks’ time whether Justin Gatlin will pay a heavy price for poking the bear that is Usain Bolt. The rival sprinters have engaged in a low-intensity war of words ahead of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, according to Agence France Presse. A hamstring injury prevented Bolt from competing at Jamaica’s Olympic trials, but he received both a medical...
Via NESN.com
July 25, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Justin Gatlin shares a message of hope and unity following his 200-meter final win

Justin Gatlin shares a message of hope and unity following his 200-meter final win
Via The Oregonian
July 09, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Justin Gatlin wants more 'cutting-edge' events to hype track and field in the U.S.

The American sprinter is running in the 2016 Prefontaine Classic at Eugene's Hayward Field.
Via The Oregonian
May 27, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Justin Gatlin Clocks 9.90s in Men's 100m A at Chris Brown Bahamas Invitational 2016

Justin Gatlin Clocks 9.90s in Men's 100m A at Chris Brown Bahamas Invitational 2016
Via Track & Field
April 17, 2016  |  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 his nagging...
Via Associated Press
October 11, 2014  |  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 Associated Press
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Sprinter Gatlin still tripped up by checkered past

Justin Gatlin hasn't felt this lean or this quick or even this hungry - he's cut way back on cheeseburgers and chocolate - in quite some time. Using a shorter, more compact stride, the American sprinter is off to an 11-0 start in 100-meter races this season, although none have been against a certain person named Usain Bolt. Yet, no matter how many events Gatlin wins or how fast he...
Via Associated Press
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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