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I did not deserve six-month prison sentence for lying about steroid use: Jones

December 6th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 6(ANI): Former American track and field athlete Marion Jones has said that she did not deserve a prison term for lying about steroid use and involvement in a drugs fraud ... Read more...

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Marion Jones To Play Basketball, Signs With Tulsa Shock

March 11th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oklahoma, March 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Marion Jones is hoping to begin her career afresh and this time with a career in basket ball game. According to reports, the sprint runner ... Read more...

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Marion Jones starts new career in basketball

March 11th, 2010 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
Tulsa (Oklahoma), March 11 (DPA) Disgraced sprinter Marion Jones signed a free-agent contract Wednesday to play basketball in the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) with the Tulsa Shock. The 34-year-old was stripped of ... Read more...

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IOC denies Thanou sprint gold

December 10th, 2009 - 2:42 am ICT by IANS
Lausanne (Switzerland), Dec 10 (DPA) Olympic officials decided against giving the 100 metre gold stripped from Marion Jones to Greek sprinter Katerina Thanou. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) executive board has reallocated other ... Read more...

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Marion Jones training at San Antonio Silver Stars

December 1st, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
San Antonio, Dec 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The disgraced athlete Marion Jones has been trying to make a comeback, and she has been training in this regard too.San Antonio Silver Stars coach ... Read more...

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Marion Jones Plans Return To Playing Basketball

December 1st, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec. 01, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Marion Jones has been given another chance after her stint in prison. The sprinter is currently in basketball training in the hope of playing with the ... Read more...

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Usain Bolt triumphs in 200m, Carmelita Jeter in 100

September 14th, 2009 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Thessaloniki (Greece), Sep 14 (DPA) Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt ended his season with victory in the 200 metres at the World Athletics Final in Thessaloniki, Greece. Meanwhile American Carmelita Jeter ran ... Read more...

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After another world record performance, Bolt says he is not on drugs

August 22nd, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin (Germany), Aug.22 (ANI): Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has again stressed he is not on drugs after another astonishing world-record performance.The fastest man on the planet said he hoped people would one ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan Susanthika Jayasinghe retires from athletics

February 5th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 5 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Olympic medallist Susanthika Jayasinghe Thursday announced her retirement from athletics, ending nearly 18 years of excellence on the field, an official here said."Susanthika today (Thursday) announced ... Read more...

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Marion Jones released from prison

September 6th, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 6 (ANI): Sprinter Marion Jones was released from a federal detention facility after completing a six-month sentence for lying to federal agents investigating the BALCO doping conspiracy.Jones was ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan sprint queen to lead Olympic squad

July 25th, 2008 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Colombo, July 25 (Xinhua) Sri Lankan sprint queen Susanthika Jayasinghe has been elected to lead the country's Olympic squad to next month's Beijing Games, it was reported by the media here Friday. ... Read more...

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Serious doubt over a key drug test before start of Olympic games

July 21st, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): A BBC investigation has found that there are serious question marks over a key drug test just two weeks before the start of the Beijing Olympics. The BBC ... Read more...

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Marion Jones returns Olympic medals over steroid confession

November 14th, 2007 - 1:54 am ICT by admin

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