© 2024 WFAE

Mailing Address:
8801 J.M. Keynes Dr. Ste. 91
Charlotte NC 28262
Tax ID: 56-1803808
90.7 Charlotte 93.7 Southern Pines 90.3 Hickory 106.1 Laurinburg
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

Marion Jones Pleads Guilty in Drug Case, Retires

Marion Jones speaks to the media Oct. 5, 2007, at federal court in White Plains, N.Y., after pleading guilty to lying to a federal agent about her steroid use.
Stephen Chernin
/
Getty Images
Marion Jones speaks to the media Oct. 5, 2007, at federal court in White Plains, N.Y., after pleading guilty to lying to a federal agent about her steroid use.

Olympic track and field star Marion Jones has pleaded guilty to lying to federal investigators about using steroids.

The three-time Olympic gold medalist also announced her retirement from the sport on Friday.

Jones had adamantly defended herself against allegations of steroid use before the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, where she won five medals.

Copyright 2023 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

Tags
United States & World Morning EditionAll Things Considered