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Her mother had seen to that by hiring Johnnie Cochrane, who successfully defended OJ Simpson on a murder charge.
After storming to her first global 100m title at the 1997 world championships in Athens, Jones married shot putter CJ Hunter.
The interview was conducted when Jones was released on probation after serving a six month prison sentence for lying to US federal agents about taking performance-enhancing drugs in the investigation into the Balco drugs scandal.
Even back at her California high school in 1992, the 16-year-old Jones missed an out-of-competition drugs test but escaped punishment at a hearing.Overnight she became athletics's golden girl, appearing on the cover of Vogue and piling up the cash to become one of the sport's first female millionaires.Eight years later, Jones is headline news again - sentenced to serve six months in jail for lying to investigators after admitting her golden achievements in Sydney were fuelled by steroid abuse.Hunter, who first met Jones at the University of North Carolina, then introduced the sprinter to a new coach, Trevor Graham.Graham's technical improvements paid dividends and Jones, now a double world 100m champion, went to the 2000 Olympics on a wave of hype and in peak form.