13 Jul '17, 9pm

Kissing Almost Gets Olympian a Doping Violation

Kissing Almost Gets Olympian a Doping Violation

According to the decision released by USADA , Roberts, 28, who was a member of the 4 x 400-meter relay team that won gold in Rio last year and has never before tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs, kissed his girlfriend “frequently and passionately” after her return from a trip to India. While visiting India, she came down with a sinus infection and received medication from a local “chemist.” She continued to take the medication upon her return to the U.S., including on the day that Roberts was tested at his home. Because she couldn’t swallow pills, she emptied the substance from a capsule into her mouth. RW IN YOUR INBOX: Have the latest news, advice, and inspiration sent to you every day with our Runner’s World Newsletters . “…Roberts had dated [his girlfriend] for two years and surely had kissed her before without being charged with a doping violation,” the a...

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