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September 30, 1987 | Associated Press
Switzerland's Sandra Gasser, the third-place finisher in the women's 1,500-meter race in the World Track and Field Championships, had her medal taken away Tuesday after she tested positive for steriods. Gasser was barred from two years of competition, including the 1988 Olympic Games, by the International Amateur Athletic Federation, the world governing body for track and field. Meanwhile, Swiss sports officials quickly rallied to her defense.
SPORTS
November 27, 1987
Swiss runner Sandra Gasser has filed an appeal with the International Amateur Athletic Federation that seeks to overturn sanctions imposed after she failed a test for steroids at the world track championships.
SPORTS
September 14, 1989 | Associated Press
Renaldo Nehemiah defeated two-time Olympic champion Roger Kingdom Wednesday, almost a month after Kingdom set the world record in the 110-meter hurdles. Nehemiah, who had held the world record before Kingdom ran 12.92, won in 13.30 seconds Wednesday. Kingdom, who set his mark Aug. 16 at Zurich, Switzerland, was timed in 13.48. Cuba's Emilio Valle was third in 13.54.
SPORTS
November 27, 1987 | Associated Press
Swiss runner Sandra Gasser has filed an appeal with track's governing body seeking to overturn sanctions imposed after she failed a test for steroids at the world track championships, a Swiss sports official said Thursday. The International Amateur Athletic Federation on Sept. 29 banned Gasser for two years from competition and revoked her bronze medal in the women's 1,500 meters at the World Track and Field Championships last summer in Rome.
SPORTS
February 25, 1990 | From Associated Press
Said Aouita, running indoors for the first time this season, held off Julius Kariuki and won the 3,000 meters at the inaugural DN Games track and field meet Saturday. The Moroccan, holder of five outdoor world records but none indoors, was timed in 7 minutes 50.64 seconds. Kariuki, the Olympic 3,000-meter steeplechase champion from Kenya, was timed in 7:50.68. Aouita's best 3,000 time outdoors is 7:39.71. The world record is 7:39.2 by Emiel Puttemans of Belgium.
SPORTS
September 30, 1987 | Associated Press
Switzerland's Sandra Gasser, the third-place finisher in the women's 1,500-meter race in the World Track and Field Championships, had her medal taken away Tuesday after she tested positive for steriods. Gasser was barred from two years of competition, including the 1988 Olympic Games, by the International Amateur Athletic Federation, the world governing body for track and field. Meanwhile, Swiss sports officials quickly rallied to her defense.
SPORTS
August 20, 1987 | United Press International
Canadian Ben Johnson broke 10 seconds in the 100 meters for the third time in five races Wednesday, winning in 9.97 at the Weltklasse Grand Prix track and field meet. Johnson, 25, who has averaged 9.975 for his last five races, never trailed as he ran into a 1.2-m.p.h. wind. Calvin Smith of the United States was second in 10.07, the fastest he has run since setting the world record of 9.93 in 1983. Smith won the 200 meters in 20.
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