Usain Bolt Edges to All-time World Champion Rank [Video]

Usain Bolt edged his way to the All-time world champion rank by winning eight gold and two silver medals. He edged out Carl Lewis’s record of eight gold medals, one silver and a bronze medal. He competed successfully in Moscow winning three gold medals in the IAAF World Championship finals. Bolt participated in the 4×100-meter […]

Positive Tests for Doping Are Hurting the “Legitimacy” of the Track and Field Sport

Positive Tests for Doping Are Hurting the “Legitimacy” of the Track and Field Sport

Last week news broke that American Tyson Gay and Jamaican Asafa Powell tested positive for “banned substances”. Articles like this from Philip Hersh in the Chicago Tribune declared that doping was “killing track and field”. I thoroughly enjoy most of Hersh’s work that discusses Track and Field but disagree that positive tests for doping are […]