Former U.S. track star Marion Jones believes Usain Bolt is on his way to becoming the greatest track and field athlete the world has ever seen.
Like Diogenes the Cynic, we keep looking for an honest man (or woman) in the world of sports. And we keep coming up empty. The lesson: Obfuscation rules.
She might be Marion Jones without the drugs and the lies. If she stays that way, Allyson Felix has the opportunity to do the inconceivable: Bring track and field back into vogue.
Track and field is investigating former world champion sprinter Zhanna Block for doping and could try to strip the Ukrainian of her medals in a BALCO steroid case that goes back a decade and centers on one of Marion Jones' biggest rivals.
American sprinters who were stripped of their 2000 Olympics relay medals because teammate Marion Jones was doping have won an appeal to have them restored.
Marion Jones lived her lies, paid her price and learned her lessons the hard way. Her experience should be a teaching moment, but too many other athletes apparently slept through the class.
The lawyers of Greek sprinter Katerina Thanou have sent a letter to the IOC contesting the decision to deny her Marion Jones' 100-meter gold medal from the 2000 Sydney Olympics.
If her 'tell-all' appearance on 'Oprah' this week was meant to clear the air about the truth and Marion Jones, it failed miserably, writes Mark Kreidler.