Tyson Gay, thousands in vigil for sprinter's slain daughter

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) Thousands of people joined Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay at a candlelight vigil Monday night on a Kentucky high school track honoring Gay's 15-year-old daughter, who was fatally shot over the weekend. Gay stood on the track at Lexington's Lafayette High School where he and daughter Trinity excelled and he thanked people for showing support after the girl's death...
Via Associated Press
October 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Tyson Gay's 15-year-old daughter killed in shooting

The 15-year-old daughter of United States olympian Tyson Gay died early Sunday morning from a shooting at a Kentucky restaurant. According to CBS affiliate WKYT in Lexington, Ky., “the Fayette County Coroner says that Trinity Gay died from her injuries just before 5 a.m. Sunday. Lexington police say they responded to a call of shots fired at the Cook Out restaurant on South...
Via NESN.com
October 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Bailey wins, Gay watches Day 1 of bobsled push championships

Tyson Gay elected not to compete in the opening day of USA Bobsled's national push championships in Canada, getting a little more time to transition from being an Olympic sprinter to someone who runs on ice. Another sprinter stole the show instead. Ryan Bailey won the men's brakeman competition Wednesday in Calgary. It was only his second week in the sport and first time competing...
Via Associated Press
September 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Tyson Gay in the field for USA bobsled push championships

Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay is entered in this week's USA Bobsled National Push Championships, making him the latest track star to give sledding a try. The push championships start Wednesday in Calgary, Alberta and are the first step toward a potential spot on this season's national team. Gay has competed in each of the last three Summer Olympics. He was part of a team that won...
Via Associated Press
September 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Zaccardi: Tyson Gay eyes 2020 after another relay failure

RIO DE JANEIRO The Olympic 4x100m relay final included the five fastest men of all time. One of them will leave Rio with the continued distinction of being the worlds fastest man without an Olympic medal. That man is Tyson Gay, whose three Olympics have proven nightmarish for different reasons, including the use of performance-enhancing drugs in 2012. Gay, 34, helped the U.S. to...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 19, 2016  |  Discuss

After wins in 100, Gay, Bowie weigh running 200 at nationals

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) A light cool-down jog, maybe a quick ice bath for her legs and then a call to her grandmother in Mississippi. That's pretty much the extent of Tori Bowie's celebration plans after winning the 100-meter title at the U.S. championships on Friday night. She needs all the rest she can get since the first round of the 200-meter race begins Saturday. One title is nice...
Via Associated Press
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

U.S. 4x100m Men’s Relay Team Stripped of 2012 Olympic Silver

In 2012 the United States finished second behind Jamaica in the 4x100m race in the London Olympics. Following the Olymipics, U.S. sprinter Tyson Gay came under fire for alleged doping. Gay returned his silver medal to the IOC last year […]
Via The Kevin Burke Project
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: U.S. loses silver for Tyson Gay doping

Report: U.S. loses silver for Tyson Gay doping
Via Philly Sports Live
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Track coach Drummond gets 8-year doping suspension

Over an angst-filled summer of 2012, track coach Jon Drummond and his ailing star sprinter, Tyson Gay, wrestled with whether Gay should use a mysterious medicine that might help him run pain-free at the London Olympics.
Via Fox Olympics
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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