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  1. Jamaican discus thrower Traves Smikle faces doping probe

    Olympic discus thrower Traves Smikle is the latest Jamaican athlete to confirm he is being investigated for doping.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2013
  2. Jamaica thrower Allison Randall tests positive

    Jamaican discus thrower Allison Randall has acknowledged that she is one of five Jamaican athletes who tested positive for a banned substance at the national championships last month.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2013
  3. Keshia Baker of U.S. wins 400 meters in Netherlands

    Keshia Baker of the United States won the 400 meters, and Piotr Malachowski of Poland had the best throw of the year to win the discus at the FBK Games on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2013
  4. Lawrence Okoye gets NFL shot with San Francisco 49ers

    Olympic discus finalist Lawrence Okoye has never played football but after signing with the San Franciso 49ers, he said he believes through hard work he can make an impact in the NFL.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2013
  5. Olympic discus silver medalist Darya Pishchalnikova banned for do...

    The Russian track and field federation says Olympic discus silver medalist Darya Pishchalnikova has been banned for 10 years for doping and will be stripped of her medal.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2013
  6. Russian discus medalist Darya Pishchalnikova suspended in doping ...

    Russia's anti-doping agency says discus thrower Darya Pishchalnikova has been provisionally suspended by the IAAF after a positive doping test that could cost her the silver medal from the London Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2012
  7. Russian could lose Olympic silver medal in doping case

    Russia's Darya Pishchalnikova could be stripped of her silver medal in the discus at the London Olympics and face a lifetime ban following a positive doping test.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2012
  8. 2012 London Olympics -- Ashton Eaton wins decathlon lead by 198 p...

    Instead of one victory lap, Ashton Eaton got four.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  9. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Germany's Robert Harting wins discus gold...

    Robert Harting needs another shirt, and that's a good thing for Germany.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2012
  10. 2012 London Olympics -- Sandra Perkovic sets national record in w...

    Sandra Perkovic of Croatia won the women's discus throw Saturday at the London Olympics with a national record of 69.11 meters.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2012
  11. Hungary's Zoltan Kovago banned 2 years, out of Olympics

    Discus thrower Zoltan Kovago of Hungary has been banned for two years for a doping offense, forcing him to miss the London Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2012
  12. Hungarian discus thrower Robert Fazekas positive for steroids

    Hungarian discus thrower Robert Fazekas has tested positive for a banned steroid in his B sample, but he denies doping, his lawyer said.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2012
  13. 2012 Olympics -- Robert Harting adds gold at Euros to world discu...

    Two-time reigning discus world champion Robert Harting of Germany added the European Championships title on Saturday, beating Olympic gold medalist Gerd Kanter.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2012
  14. Olympic decathlon champion Bryan Clay won't pursue Olympics spot

    Olympic decathlon champion Bryan Clay says he won't pursue a spot on the Olympic team in London after faltering at the U.S. track trials.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2012
  15. 2012 Olympics -- Stephanie Brown Trafton gets chance to defend di...

    Stephanie Brown Trafton won the discus at the U.S. track trials with a throw of 213 feet, 10 inches for a chance to defend her Olympic gold medal in London.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2012
  16. Masters track athlete, 63, banned for steroids

    A 63-year-old Masters track and field athlete has been suspended from competition for two years for testing positive for a doctor-prescribed steroid without a therapeutic use exemption.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2011