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Sha’Carri Richardson out of Olympic 100m after positive cannabis test

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  • American star tested positive after US Olympic trials
  • Texan has been hailed as most exciting sprinter since Bolt
  • Richardson may still run in 4x100m relay in Tokyo

The American sprint sensation Sha’Carri Richardson will miss the women’s 100m at the Olympics after accepting a one-month ban for testing positive for marijuana at last month’s US trials.

The 21-year-old was regarded as one of the favourites for a gold medal, having run the sixth fastest time in history this year, but her sanction means that her US trials victory is struck from the books.

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from The Guardian https://ift.tt/3dCJCCl
via Google News

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