Discussion

CAS to hear appeal to return 200M silver medal to Martina

Updated: September 5, 2008, 1:44 PM ET
Associated Press

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- The Court of Arbitration for Sport will hear an appeal from the Netherlands Antilles Olympic Committee to return Churandy Martina's silver medal in the 200 meters.

Martina finished second to world-record setter Usain Bolt but was disqualified for running out of his lane at the Beijing Olympics.

The Caribbean island team claimed the protest was filed outside of the 30-minute, post-race limit set by the International Association of Athletics Federations.

The ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ALSO SEE

ESPN TOP HEADLINES