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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 »

US men beat Argentina 109-83 in Olympic basketball

One more for the gold, and seemingly nothing that can prevent it.

This U.S. men’s Olympic basketball team might not slow down until it’s standing at the center of the medals platform again.

Posted: August 11th, 2012 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

‘Living Legend’ Bolt wins 200, Rudisha gets 800 record at Olympics

Jamaica's Usain Bolt kisses the finish line after winning the men's 200 meters at the Summer Olympics in London on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Sean Kilpatrick)

Usain Bolt backed up his billing as a “living legend” by winning the Olympic 200 meters and becoming the first athlete to repeat as double Olympic sprint champion.

Posted: August 10th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

How one Kenyan village dominates the Olympics

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Iten in central Kenya is renowned across the world for producing extraordinarily quick middle and long distance runners. Numerous Olympic champions grew up in the town, and many more established stars are expected back from London in a few weeks with medals around their necks. AFPTV went to Iten, to try and find out what the secret is behind the success.

Posted: July 17th, 2012 in Multimedia,Photos and Videos,Uncategorized,Videos | Read More »

INQUIRER.net 2012 Olympics site now up

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INQUIRER.net is launching a special site to keep readers abreast of the latest news and happenings on the 2012 London Olympics.

Posted: July 17th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

US lawmaker wants China-made Olympic outfits burned

This product image released by Ralph Lauren shows U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte modeling the the official Team USA Opening Ceremony Parade Uniform. Republicans and Democrats railed Thursday, July 12, 2012, about the U.S. Olympic Committee's decision to dress the U.S. team in Chinese manufactured berets, blazers and pants while the American textile industry struggles economically with many U.S. workers desperate for jobs. (AP Photo/Ralph Lauren, File)

The US-China Olympic rivalry heated up in an unfashionable way Thursday when a top US lawmaker suggested burning the US team’s outfits for the opening ceremony because they were made in China.

Posted: July 13th, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Britain targeting fourth in Olympic medal tally

British athletes (L-R) 400m runner Christine Ohuruogu, paralympic cyclist Jody Cundy, paralympic swimmer Eleanor Simmonds, BMX cyclist Shanaze Reade, triple jumper Phillips Idowu, heptathlete Jessica Ennis, gymnast Louis Smith, paralympic sprinter Jonnie Peacock and modern pentathlete Heather Fell pose in the new British Olympic Team GB kit designed by Stella McCartney during an unveiling in central London on March 22, 2012. AFP/CARL COURT

Britain’s athletes have been told to target fourth place in the Olympic medal standings when the London Games get under way later this month, officials said Wednesday.

Posted: July 5th, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

London 2012: Let the games begin

United Kingdom, London : There is just a month to go before London welcomes the world for the Olympic Games. While the sporting infrastructure is ready, two concerns remain: transport and security.

Posted: June 27th, 2012 in Uncategorized | Read More »

Powerade unveils ion4 to help PH

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There’s more to sweating than just losing water. Powerade, the official sports drink of the 2012 London Olympics, developed a better way of rehydrating as it unveiled its new drink to accompany the Philippine contingent throughout the competition.

Posted: June 27th, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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