The U.S. Just Won Another Gold Medal At The 2004 Olympics

This is maybe not news: Four Eastern European field athletes at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens have been stripped of their medals after testing positive for PEDs. IOC rules allow samples to be frozen for eight years, then re-tested, since the technology now allows for identification of substances that were… »12/05/12 4:00pm12/05/12 4:00pm


Belarusian Lady Shot Putter Stripped Of Gold Medal For Doping

It's always bittersweet when the Olympics come to an end, and the wait until the next games seems interminable. But take some solace in the knowledge that the coming weeks and months will be rife with failed doping tests and legal battles, and the current medal count is no more permanent than a Belarusian shot… »8/13/12 1:15pm8/13/12 1:15pm

Your Mesmerizing Video Of The Day: 50 Heaves From The Women's Shot Put Final

If you get all your Olympics coverage from NBC, you missed the fact women's shot put was held yesterday—it was, like so many other events, overlooked by the Peacock Network. While shot-putting scientist Jillian Camarena-Williams missed qualifying for the final by nine inches, the competition was intense with… »8/07/12 11:30am8/07/12 11:30am

Polish Shot Put Gold Medalist's Celebration Nearly Interrupts Women's 10K Final, Ends In Evil Laugh

Tomasz Majewski was excited, and he had reason to be. The Polish shot putter's throw of 21.89 meters secured a defense of his 2008 Beijing gold in the event, but it's his celebration we're more interested in. In search of the flag of Poland, Majewski rushed across the track while the women's 10K final cruised on… »8/03/12 5:10pm8/03/12 5:10pm