A total of nine athletes, including Olympic bronze medalist Nataliya Tobias, have tested positive for "sophisticated doping" offenses, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has confirmed.
He's one of the poster boys of the London Olympics, which is being staged a few miles down the road from where he grew up, and soccer star David Beckham has confirmed to CNN he will have a role in Friday's glittering opening ceremony.
Met by family and friends at his departure, Kendrick Farris, a weightlifting Olympian from Shreveport, left for the London games Thursday, July 19 in the afternoon from the Shreveport Regional Airport.
A recent study by TechBargains.com showed that social media is expected to play a major role during the Summer 2012 London Olympics with 87 percent of people saying they will partake in social media or text friends about the Olympic events.
As Sunday’s deadline for athletics entries to the 2012 Olympic Games is only days away, the LSU Track & Field program will be represented by 10 athletes in London this summer after the completion of team trials held in the United Stat