Layden: Valieva doping case depriving viewers, and her, of Olympic moment
The doping scandal surrounding Kamila Valieva is still in its infant stages. But the damage is already done. It will be an entirely different and disorienting feeling when she takes the ice for the free skate at the 2022 Winter Olympics.
Coleman wins 100m with this year's fastest time in world
(CNN) - U.S. sprinter Christian Coleman stormed to 100 meters gold at the World Athletics Championships in Doha Saturday, shrugging off the controversy that had threatened his participation in the global showpiece. Coleman was a hot favorite going into the final and did not disappoint with a blistering winning time of 9.76 seconds, the fastest time in the world this year and sixth best of all time. Coleman told CNN in an interview before the championships that he received a phone call from US Anti Doping Agency (USADA) CEO Travis Tygart offering an apology. Hassan triumphsMany who had been in the giant stadium departed after Sifan Hassan won the first gold medal of the track events as the Dutch athlete took the women's 10,000 meters title, her first global gold. Her winning time of two hours 32 minutes 43 seconds, over a quarter of an hour slower than the world record, reflected the conditions.