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Stripped Down And Stepping Back Out

Stripped Down And Stepping Back Out

Marion Jones was stripped of five medals from the 2000 Sydney Olympics due to using steroids, an accusation she fought for a long time. Once she stopped the fight she admitted to using the once undetectable steroid TGH. Lying about her use of steroids and a check fraud scheme cost her six months in a federal […]

Olympics 2012, London: First time for Women Boxers

For the first time in the history of the Olympics, women boxers will be a part of the 2012 London Olympics. And India’s golden girl, MC Mary Kom, a five-time World Champion title holder, is ready to face the big challenge. “To be participating in the Olympics is a matter of great pride,” says Mary, adding, “The introduction of […]

Marion Jones Refocused And Back In The Game

Marion Jones, the epic Olympic sprinter, who was striped of her gold medal for doping charges has found a new home. She is playing in the WNBA for the Tulsa Shock. She has come a long way in her athletic journey. From the greatest sprinter for the USA, to the shame of the USA, she […]

Maelle Ricker: No Retirement in Sight

Olymipc Gold Medalist Maelle Ricker has finally made up her mind about retiring from snowboarding. “Before the Games, I was always asked ‘Are you going to retire after the Games? Are you going to retire after the Games? I was like ‘I don’t know.’ I sort of shrugged it off. Now the answer to me […]

Rebecca Adlington: Still the Best

Rebecca Adlington, 21-year-old, two-time Olympic gold medalist and world record holder, is still on top. At the British Gas Championships, she won the 800 metres freestyle heat by nearly a length and sealed her place in the finals with eight seconds to spare over her nearest rival. It has been a good week for Rebecca. Earlier this […]

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