Discussion

Official: Europe firm on Justin Gatlin ban

Updated: June 3, 2011, 1:06 PM ET
Associated Press

STOCKHOLM -- The track ban that prevents former Olympic champion Justin Gatlin from competing in main European events still stands despite his serving a four-year doping suspension.

Rajne Soderberg, the director of the Stockholm Diamond League event, said in an email Friday that the ban still holds. Euromeetings, the organization representing Europe's top track events, "will continue to recommend that members do not invite athletes who we believe cause disrepute to our meetings and our ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ESPN TOP HEADLINES

MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM