athletics

Ivana Spanovic Denied Gold Medal

Ivana Spanovic had appeared to have made a gold medal winning jump when she jumped beyond American Brittney Reese’s winning mark of 7.02m. However, Spanovic’s jump was recorded at just 6.91m, because her bib number on her back had flapped loose and touched the sand at 6.91m. It’s shocking that at World Championship’s they are still using safety pins and ...

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Justin Gatlin’s Wikipedia Page After Beating Usain Bolt

It was supposed to be Usain Bolt’s night in a fairytale swansong farewell in his last individual race at the World Championships, however Justin Gatlin won the 100m sprint in London with a time of 9.92.   Within minutes of his victory, Gatlin’s Wikipedia page was updated with the introductory sentence reading ‘Justin Gatlin is a drug cheat and should have been banned ...

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Allison Stokke Inspires

A post shared by Allison Stokke (@allisonstokke) on May 19, 2017 at 10:37am PDT American track and field athlete and fitness model Allison Stokke put up a video on Instagram showing a recent mishap where her pole broke, which resulted in minor injuries. Stokkes message with the posted video was that everyone experiences highs and lows in life and to ...

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Ben Johnson putting the roid in Android in Sportsbet ad

Ben Johnson who was infamously stripped of the 100m gold medal at the 1988 Seoul Olympics after testing positive for anabolic steroids, is featured in a Sportsbet ad promoting their sports betting “juiced up” app for Android phones. The ad also says the app is “putting the roid in Android”, a joke in reference to the biggest drug story in ...

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