Misses making the Olympic team by .07 when she finishes fourth in the 200 and declines a spot as a 4x100 relay alternate because, as she said, "when people come to see my gold medals, I want to be able to say I ran for them."
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Helps lead the North Carolina basketball team to a national championship.
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Forced to miss the Atlanta Olympics because of an injury first suffered on a basketball court at the World University Games, she gives up basketball and focuses on track and field, taking gold in the 100 at the World Championships in Athens.
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Marries shot putter C.J. Hunter, both of whom have designs on competing in the 2000 Olympics in Sydney.
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Wins a gold in the 100 and a bronze in the long jump at the World Championships in Sevilla, Spain.
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Running under a cloud of suspicion after reports surface that Hunter failed a drug test, Jones wins three gold (100, 200, 4x400 relay) and two bronze medals (long jump, 4x100 relay) down under.
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Loses her first 100 meter race in six years at the World Championships in Edmonton, where she did collect two golds (200, 4x100 relay).
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Hunter retires. He and Jones divorce the following year.
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Sets the meet record at the Prefontaine Classic with a 10.90 in the 100.
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Jones and world class sprinter Tim Montgomery announce the birth of their son. Jones misses the 2003 World Championships but prepares for the 2004 Olympics.
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A year after Jones' former coach, Trevor Graham, anonymously mails a syringe to the U.S. anti doping agency, Hunter tells the San Francisco Chronicle he injected Jones with banned substances and saw her inject herself. Jones denies the allegations.
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Jones fails to medal at the Athens Olympics, finishing fifth in the long jump, her only individual event.
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BALCO founder Victor Conte tells a national tv audience watching ABC that he gave Jones illegal performance enhancing drugs before, during and after the 2000 Olympics.
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Montgomery retires after being banned for two years because of doping violations.
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Jones tests positive for a banned substance at the U.S. Championships. She is later cleared by her second sample.
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Jones pleads guilty to lying to federal investigators about using performance-enhancing drugs.
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The IOC strips Jones of her five Olympic medals won in Sydney.
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Despite pleas that Jones be shown leniency, a judge sentences her to six months in prison.
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