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TYSON GAY RUMORS & GOSSIP

American sprinter fails drug test, returns Olympic Medal

Tyson Gay, a member America’s 2012 Summer Olympic Team and part of the 4 x 100 meter relay team that earned a Silver Medal testing positive for a banned substance. The announcement was made Friday with the 31 year old sprinter receiving a one year suspension; Gay was also forced to relinquish his 2012 Silver Medal. The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) made the announcement...
Via 110 Nation Sports
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

U.S. Sprinter Tyson Gay Suspended One Year for Doping

The New York Times is reporting that the U.S. Sprinter has been suspended one year for doping.  Gay tested positive for a banned substance last July and subsequently removed himself from competing at the World Championships in Moscow. Gay has also returned the silver medal he won with the U.S. 4×100 meters relay team at the London Olympics and been disqualified from all races...
Via Thacover2
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Gay notified about steroid use

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency notified star U.S. sprinter Tyson Gay that he tested positive for a banned steroid, the BBC reported Friday. Gay withdrew from the world championships and announced that he had tested positive for a banned substance in July. Gay's positive test could lead to a two-year suspension. "We appreciate Mr. Gay taking responsibility for his decisions...
Via Fox Olympics
August 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Sprinter Tyson Gay Has Failed Multiple Drug Tests This Year

Either Tyson Gay honestly didn’t know he was taking something illegal or he just didn’t care. Either way expect his suspension to be lengthy. Sprinter Tyson Gay failed more than one drug test this year, recording one of his positives at the U.S. championships in June, where he won the 100 and 200 meters, The Associated Press learned Friday. Earlier this month, Gay revealed he...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Tyson Gay Tests Positive for Banned Substance, Pulls Out of Next Month’s World Championships

If U.S. sprinter Tyson Gay wants to watch the world championships next month, he will have to do it from home. The American 100-meter record holder was notified last week that he tested positive for a banned substance. As a result, Gay has decided to withdraw from the world championships. Gay told The Associated Press over the phone that the positive sample came from an out-of-competition...
Via NESN.com
July 14, 2013  |  Discuss
SAY IT AIN'T SO

Gay admits taking banned substance

US sprinter Tyson Gay has withdrawn from next month's World Championships in Moscow after admitting he tested positive for a banned substance.

Via Gamedayr
July 14, 2013  |  Discuss

1-2 punch: Felix, Gay go for spots on track team

Now that everyone knows which two races Allyson Felix will run, it's time to find out if Tyson Gay is fit enough to win even one. Both of America's best-known sprinters will try to qualify for a trip to the London Games, but while Felix heads into Olympic trials at the top of her game, Gay remains a question mark after months of struggling with injuries. Felix finally ended...
Via AP on Fox
June 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Gay plans to test out hip at Adidas Grand Prix

The agent for Tyson Gay says the sprinter will run a ''low key'' 100-meter race at the Adidas Grand Prix in New York on Saturday in his first competition since hip surgery. His representative Mark Wetmore confirmed late Monday night Gay will run in a ''B'' heat and not the marquee event that features reigning world champion Yohan Blake of Jamaica...
Via AP on Fox
June 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Tyson Gay making progress in recovery

After Tyson Gay finished his sixth and final 100-meter sprint on a warm and humid day, he walked to a nearby shaded bench and crashed. He sat down for a few seconds, and then stretched out along the metal bleacher. It was painful progress. The former world champion is getting closer to a full recovery from a hip injury that cost him part of last year. He held an open workout Friday...
Via AP on Fox
March 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Gay eyes US trials as he moves closer to recovery

After Tyson Gay finished his sixth and final 100-meter sprint on a warm and humid day, he walked to a nearby shaded bench and crashed. He sat down for a few seconds, and then stretched out along the metal bleacher. It was painful progress. The former world champion is getting closer to a full recovery from a hip injury that cost him part of last year. He held an open workout Friday...
Via AP on Fox
March 30, 2012  |  Discuss
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