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Sprinter Tyson Gay suspended 1 year, returns Olympic silver medal

In this Aug. 11, 2012, file photo, Tyson Gay celebrates after receiving the silver medal for the men's 4x100-meter race during the athletics competition in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London. Gay has accepted a one-year suspension and has returned the silver medal he won at the London Olympics after he tested positive for a prohibited substance, USADA announced Friday, May 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

Sprinter Tyson Gay accepted a one-year suspension Friday after testing positive for a banned substance nearly a year ago and returned the silver medal he won in the men’s 400-meter relay at the 2012 London Olympics.

Posted: May 3rd, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

PSC taps US track coach for SEAG

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AMERICAN speed specialist Ryan Flaherty, credited for the silver medal by the US in the relays during the 2012 London Olympics, has agreed to coach the Filipino tracksters bound for the Burma (Myanmar) Southeast Asian Games.

Posted: July 15th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

The 10 biggest sports stories of 2012

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Philippines' Hidilyn Diaz carries the flag during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

(Part 1) Defeat, more than victory, defined what otherwise had been a momentous year in Philippine sports. Funny, but it continues to haunt us as we close a 365-day chapter in local sports.

Posted: January 1st, 2013 in Basketball,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Football,Golf,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,NCAA,Other Sports,PBA,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

11 Filipino athletes try to bring home unique Olympic gold medal

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UNIQUE instead of different, their hearts power the journey to every finish line on a mission to give the nation another shot at an Olympic gold.

Posted: August 25th, 2012 in Headlines,Section | Read More »

Late surge gave US narrow win over China

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THE SEESAW battle between the United States and China in the just-ended 2012 London Olympics saw the American athletes eventually overtaking the Chinese by six gold medals in the overall tally, 46-38.

Posted: August 18th, 2012 in Clean Living,Commentary,Featured Columns,Headlines,Section | Read More »

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