IMAGE: Michelle Carter of the United States competes in the women's shot put. Photograph: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images. American Michelle Carter stunned champion Valerie Adams with a throw of 20.63 meters on her final attempt to win Olympic shot put gold and deny the New Zealander a third successive title on Friday. Adams, who would have become the first woman to have won three straight Olympic titles in an individual athletics event, was leading courtesy of her second throw of 20.42m when ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
- 'Once a cheater always a cheater. Kick them out and don't let them back in. Zero tolerance.' Double Olympic champion Valerie Adams feels the suspension on Russian athletes from the Rio Games is a positive step towards eradicating doping and the New Zealand shot putter has called for a life ban on drug cheats.Russia's track and field team have been suspended from international competition since November following a World Anti-Doping Agency report and are barred from next month's Games as a ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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