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  1. Renaud Lavillenie, Valerie Adams named IAAF athletes of the year

    Pole vault indoor record holder Renaud Lavillenie of France and shot putter Valerie Adams of New Zealand were named world athletes of the year on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2014
  2. Turkey's Nevin Yanit, Russia's Anna Avdeyeva suspended 2 years fo...

    Reigning European 100-meter hurdles champion Nevin Yanit of Turkey and Russian shot putter Anna Avdeyeva have been banned two years, according to their countries' athletics federations.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2013
  3. Belarus shot putter Andrei Mikhnevich stripped of 4 medals for do...

    Former world shot put champion Andrei Mikhnevich of Belarus has been stripped of four world championship medals by the IAAF.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2013
  4. Adam Nelson finally honored as 2004 Olympic champ

    With one of his young daughters in his arms and the other clinging to his back, American shot putter Adam Nelson finally completed his long-awaited victory lap.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2013
  5. U.S.'s Adam Nelson to get 2004 gold in shot put

    American shot putter Adam Nelson will get the gold medal from the 2004 Athens Olympics that was stripped from a Ukrainian rival because of doping.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2013
  6. French shot putter Yves Niare dies in road crash

    Yves Niare, who held the French record in the shot put, has died in a traffic accident. He was 35.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2012
  7. Shot putter Cory Martin leads U.S. sweep at Gugl Games

    Shot putter Cory Martin won the Gugl Games with a mark of 69 feet, 11 inches Sunday to lead a U.S. sweep of the top three spots.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2012
  8. 2012 London Olympics -- Belarus shot putter Nadzeya Ostapchuk str...

    Shot putter Nadzeya Ostapchuk of Belarus became the first athlete to be stripped of a medal at the London Olympics after her gold was withdrawn Monday for doping.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2012
  9. UGA at the Olympics: Reese Hoffa

    David Ching

    As a three-time Olympic veteran, Reese Hoffa knows certain tricks of the trade. For instance, the Georgia all-American and former world champion shot putter knows to carry a chair so he won't be on his feet for the entirety of Friday's opening cer...

    Blog | July 26, 2012
  10. Jillian Camarena-Williams' close call

    Jim Caple

    EUGENE, Ore. -- Shot-putter Jillian Camarena-Williams is married to Dustin Williams, a physio-therapist for U.S. team staffs who will work with track and field athletes in London. About a month ago, he received a memo that he should purchase his airl...

    Blog | June 30, 2012
  11. Brazilian shot putter Geisa Arcanjo gets warning for doping

    The Brazilian athletics federation says it has issued a warning to shot putter Geisa Arcanjo after she failed a doping test at last year's junior worlds championships in Canada, where she won a gold medal.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2011
  12. Slovak shot putter Milan Haborak faces lifetime ban

    Slovak shot putter Milan Haborak faces a lifetime ban for a second doping offense.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2010
  13. How does Jerry Rice stack up to other crossover athletes?

    Patrick Hruby

    Jerry Rice tried and failed at golf.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2010
  14. Police: Wife of slain Olympic shot putter David Laut arrested

    Authorities say they have arrested the wife of an Olympic medalist who was gunned down in his Southern California back yard last summer.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2010
  15. Former Olympian Dave Laut shot to death outside home

    Police say former Olympic shot putter Dave Laut has been shot to death outside his Southern California home.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2009
  16. Track, field athlete suspended after drug test

    Shot putter Mitchell Pope has accepted a two-year suspension after testing positive for boldenone metabolite.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2009