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March 18, 2016
Student suspended for e-mail threats to Jones
 BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- The FBI is investigating whether a college student e-mailed death threats to track star Marion Jones during the Sydney Olympics.
 An 18-year-old man, whose name is being withheld, has been suspended from Fredonia State, and a decision on whether to file criminal charges could be made within a few weeks, according to First Assistant U.S. Attorney Kathleen Mehltretter.
Oct. 4: Full story

Abera beats 'blow hard'
By TERRY JONES -- Edmonton Sun
 SYDNEY - Apparently there's an old expression in marathon running.
 "Don't do the next marathon until you've forgotten the last one,'' says Canadian Bruce Deacon.
Oct. 2: Full story
Oct. 1: Ethiopian wins Olympics' final event
Oct. 1: Three brave marathoners cross line

IAAF medical chief attacks Ottey decision
 SYDNEY, Australia (AP) -- A top anti-doping campaigner says an arbitration ruling that allowed sprinter Merlene Ottey of Jamaica to compete at the Sydney Olympics was flawed because it was based on bad calculations using male levels for comparison.
 Arne Ljungqvist, the International Amateur Athletic Federation member on the IOC's medical commission, said Ottey won her appeal against a drug ban due to technicalities, not because the testing system had failed.
Oct. 1: Full story

Women were the headliners in track
 SYDNEY, Australia (AP) -- The biggest track stars at the Sydney Games had names such as Marion, Cathy, Stacy and Heike.
 After years of runners named Michael or Carl or Ben dominating Olympic headlines, these were the women's games in track and field.
Oct. 1: Full story
Oct. 1: Marion Jones: There's something still out there

Shorter takes aim at drug cheats
By JIM KERNAGHAN -- London Free Press
 The forces of righteousness are winning the day, says new drug deputy Frank Shorter.
 The bad guys (and gals) fuelled by pharmaceutical assists will be leaving town soon. Can't help it. There are new guns in town.
Oct. 1: Full story

Medal queen
By TERRY JONES -- Sun Media
  SYDNEY -- So, Marion, how does it feel to be a failure?
 Only three gold.
 At last count, 69 countries had won medals at these Olympic Games and only 36 of those had won more medals than Marion Jones' personal count of three gold and two bronze.
 At last look, that's one more medal than New Zealand, two more than Austria, three more than Nigeria and four more than India.
Oct. 1: Full story


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