I wrote then in The Daily Telegraph that due to the poor decisions that Marion had already made to that point, that I predicted that the greatest female athlete of this era would probably disappoint us all eventually. To recap, she first married shot putter C J Hunter, whom she met when he was married and a coach of the track team at the University of North Carolina, where Marion was a standout athlete.It was announced at the Olympic Games in Sydney in 2000 that C J had tested positive for steroids.IAAF spokesman Nick Davies said Jones can't compete again unless she pays back the approximate 0,000.Her reputation is gone and now so are Marion Jones' Olympic medals.Riddick and Montgomery were both part of the cheque-cashing scam which resulted in a five-year prison sentence for Riddick, and Montgomery is to be sentenced in March.It was as a result of lying to the Grand Jury in that investigation that led to Marion getting into trouble with the federal authorities.
1, 2000, further punishment for her admission that she was a drug cheat. They are en route to USOC headquarters in Colorado Springs, and the USOC will return them to the International Olympic Committee."We've done what we can," said Jim Scherr, the USOC's chief executive officer. We've got the medals in our possession, and we will return them to IOC."Jones won golds in the 100 and 200 meters, as well as the 1,600 relay.Scherr and USOC chairman Peter Ueberroth both said they would support the IOC nullifying the relay results, and encouraged the other Americans to give back their medals.Jearl Miles-Clark, Monique Hennagan, Tasha Colander-Richardson and Andrea Anderson all won golds as part of the 1,600-meter relay.The IAAF council also upheld the two-year ban imposed on Jones by U. Jones admitted she had taken the designer steroid "the clear" from September 2000 to July 2001.Jones won gold medals in the 100 meters, 200 and the 1,600-meter relay in Sydney, as well as bronzes in the 400 relay and long jump. Jones has returned her five Olympic medals and agreed to forfeit all results dating to Sept. But it's still up to the IAAF and International Olympic Committee to change the record books and revise the medals.