TYSON GAY RUMORS & GOSSIP

18-year-old Michael Norman beats Tyson Gay in 200m prelim

At the U.S. Olympic Track Trials, 18-year-old Michael Norman, who just finished his high school career in California, beat out Tyson Gay in his heat of the first round of the 200m.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyson Gay doesn't care what people think about him

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) Sprinter Tyson Gay has a new coach and a longer beard to go with a new attitude: He doesn't really care what people think about him. Behind that tough exterior, though, masks the pain of having to hand back his only Olympic medal. A doping violation cost him and all his relay teammates the silver medal from the 2012 London Games. A career full of missed chances...
Via CSN Chicago
14 days ago

President of Russian Olympic Committee mentions Justin Gatlin, Tyson Gay in speech

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) The president of the Russian Olympic Committee took a swipe at American sprinters Justin Gatlin and Tyson Gay in a speech to Olympic leaders on Tuesday, questioning the fairness of letting them compete in Rio de Janeiro while some Russians cannot. Alexander Zhukov made his case for Russian athletes to the sports leaders, who later upheld the decision to...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
26 days ago  |  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

Tyson Gay advances in 100 at nationals

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) Tyson Gay overcame his nerves, just not his training partner, as he advanced through the first round of the 100 meters at the U.S. championships on a humid Thursday night. The 32-year-old Gay was second in his heat behind Remontay McClain, one of the new faces to burst on the scene. McClain finished in 9.82 seconds to hold off Gay, who's still rounding back into...
Via Associated Press
June 25, 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

Report: USA stripped of silver medals in Tyson Gay doping case

LONDON -- The entire U.S. men's sprint relay team was stripped of its silver medal from the 2012 London Olympics on Wednesday as a result of Tyson Gay's doping case, two officials with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because the decision has not yet been announced. The International Olympic Committee notified the...
Via Associated Press
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

Judge stays track coach's suit against Gay, USADA

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) A judge has stayed a lawsuit filed by track coach Jon Drummond against Tyson Gay and the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, saying it must be settled for now in arbitration, not in federal court. Drummond has sued USADA and Gay for defamation, saying claims that he encouraged the former sprint champion to use banned substances are false and damaging to his reputation...
Via Associated Press
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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