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Young case continues to have repercussions

Updated: July 18, 2004, 5:19 PM ET
Associated Press

GROSSETO, Italy -- Track and field's governing body recommended Sunday that the U.S. 1,600-meter relay team, led by Michael Johnson, be stripped of its gold medal from the Sydney Olympics as part of the Jerome Young doping case.

The International Olympic Committee is expected to endorse the recommendation by the International Association of Athletics Federations, probably before next month's Athens Olympics.

"The IOC told us that 'We follow your decision,"' IAAF president Lamine ...

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