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Usain Bolt may get stripped gold medal back on appeal

Usain Bolt still has at least of chance of keeping a relay gold medal that was stripped from the team.The Court of Arbitration for Sport announced Friday that Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter, whose positive drug test led to the 2008 Jamaican relay team being stripped of a gold medal, is appealing the decision.“A CAS arbitration procedure is in progress,” the court said in a statement...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Usain Bolt ‘not happy’ about being stripped of gold medal

Usain Bolt admitted that he’s not happy to have been stripped of a gold medal following a teammate’s positive test for a banned substance.Bolt told Andre Lowe of the Jamaica Gleaner that he was disappointed to lose the medal, which he won as Jamaica's relay team at the 2008 Summer Games in Beijing, but would consider helping with an appeal.“It’s rough that I have to give...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Wednesday's Sports in Brief

OLYMPICS GENEVA (AP) Usain Bolt has lost one of his nine Olympic gold medals because of a doping case involving Jamaican teammate Nesta Carter. The IOC said Carter tested positive for methylhexaneamine, a banned stimulant, in re-analysis of samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Olympic rules state that the entire relay team can be disqualified and stripped of medals if one...
Via Associated Press
January 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Usain Bolt will lose a gold medal after a relay teammate failed a PED test

Usain Bolt is losing one of his nine gold medals after one of his Beijing 2008 relay teammates failed a drug test upon recent re-analysis.The IOC announced sanctions against Nesta Carter, one of the Jamaican men competing in the 4×100 relay event in 2008. Re-analysis of his samples found the prohibited substance methylhexaneamine in his blood. By violating IOC anti-doping rules...
Via The Comeback
January 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Usain Bolt stripped of relay gold medal from 2008 Olympics in doping case of teammate Nesta Carter

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) Usain Bolt stripped of relay gold medal from 2008 Olympics in doping case of teammate Nesta Carter.
Via Associated Press
January 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Jamaica's Carter, Allyson Felix win at Stockholm meet

STOCKHOLM -- Nesta Carter of Jamaica was the only sprinter to dip below 10 seconds as he won the men's 100 meters at the DN Galan Diamond League meet on Thursday. Carter clocked 9.96 to beat Keston Bledman of Trinidad and Tobago, who finished in 10.09. Britain's Chijindu Ujah was third in 10.10 on a chilly track in Stockholm. Olympic champion Allyson Felix beat U.S. teammates Tori...
Via Associated Press
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Carter wins 100 meters in Stockholm meet

STOCKHOLM (AP) Nesta Carter of Jamaica was the only sprinter to dip below 10 seconds as he won the men's 100 meters at the DN Galan Diamond League meet on Thursday. Carter clocked 9.96 to beat Keston Bledman of Trinidad and Tobago, who finished in 10.09. Britain's Chijindu Ujah was third in 10.10 on a chilly track in Stockholm. Olympic champion Allyson Felix beat U.S. teammates...
Via Associated Press
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Carter added to U.S. Open 50m field

NEW YORK – 2008 Olympic 4x100-meter gold medalist Nesta Carter has joined a loaded men’s 50m field at the U.S. Open Track & Field January 28 at Madison Square Garden. The Jamaican replaces Trinidad’s Richard Thompson, who has withdrawn from the race, and gives the field two of the four fastest 100-meter sprinters in history.
Via USA Track & Field
January 10, 2012
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