WALLACE SPEARMON RUMORS

Leaving it all on the track

A series of injuries have conspired to slow down sprinter Wallace Spearmon Jr. at times in recent years.
Via WholeHogSports
July 06, 2016

Spearmon a no-show in Beijing

American sprinter Wallace Spearmon Jr. missed his start in the 200-meter preliminary heats because of a slight tear in his left calf.
Via WholeHogSports
August 25, 2015

U.S. tops 200-meter qualifiers and decathlon continues at Pan American Games

U.S. tops 200-meter qualifiers and decathlon continues at Pan American Games TORONTO -- Men’s and women’s 200-meter prelims got underway Thursday morning at Pan American Games as Kaylin Whitney and Kyra Jefferson won women’s heats; Wallace Spearmon and BeeJay Lee finished second and third in their prelim qualifiers, and the decathlon continued at CIBC Pan Am/Parapan Am Athletics Stadium.
Via USA Track & Field
July 22, 2015

Spearmon returning to Beijing after Olympics misstep

For about 30 fabulous minutes, American sprinter Wallace Spearmon Jr. earned a bronze medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. And then it was taken away.
Via WholeHogSports
July 07, 2015

Spearmon set for Beijing return after '08 Olympics misstep

For about 30 fabulous minutes, American sprinter Wallace Spearmon Jr. earned a bronze medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. And then it was taken away. Well into his celebration lap that night - clowning around with good friend and gold medalist Usain Bolt - news finally caught up to Spearmon that he'd been disqualified from the 200 meters for stepping outside his lane. He wept in...
Via Associated Press
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Three-time US 200m champ Spearmon gets 3-month doping ban

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Three-time U.S. 200-meter champion Wallace Spearmon has received a three-month suspension for using a banned substance at a meet earlier this summer. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency determined Spearmon was not trying to enhance his performance by taking a medicine used to treat asthma, but that he failed to apply for a therapeutic-use exemption before using...
Via Associated Press
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Spearmon gets 3-month doping ban

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) Three-time U.S. 200-meter champion Wallace Spearmon has received a three-month suspension for using a banned substance at a meet earlier this summer. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency determined Spearmon was not trying to enhance his performance by taking a medicine used to treat asthma, but that he failed to apply for a therapeutic-use exemption before using...
Via Associated Press
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

#AskUSATF with Wallace Spearmon (@PrinceSpearmon)

#AskUSATF with Wallace Spearmon (@PrinceSpearmon)
Via USA Track & Field
February 11, 2014

Spearmon set to lead 300m field at Millrose Games

NEW YORK — Two-time Olympian and world-record holder Wallace Spearmon leads a stellar Men's 300 meter field at the NYRR Millrose Games, one that showcases both Olympic and World Championships medalists. The 107th edition of the NYRR Millrose Games will be held on Saturday, February 15, at The New Balance Track & Field Center at The Armory.
Via USA Track & Field
January 20, 2014

Spearmon Named USATF Athlete of the Week

INDIANAPOLIS – Wallace Spearmon (Bryan, Texas) has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after winning the 200m on Saturday at the UTA Bobby Layne Invitational in Arlington, Texas, with a world leading time of 19.95.
Via USA Track & Field
March 26, 2012
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