13 Jul '17, 10pm

Will this join the Hall of Fame for doping excuses?

By Jonathan Gault July 13, 2017 On June 26, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced that an arbitrator from the American Arbitration Association found that 400-meter runner Gil Roberts had no fault for an anti-doping rule violation stemming from a test in March. The initial announcement was curious as few details were provided. USADA explained that Roberts’ hearing had been expedited so that he could compete at the USATF Outdoor Championships from June 22-25 in Sacramento, where he made the World Championship team by finishing second in the 400 meters in a personal best of 44.22. Today, USADA released the full arbitration decision (embedded at the bottom of this story). And it is a doozy. Embed from Getty Images Roberts, 28, has been one of the U.S.’s top 400 runners in recent years. He was the U.S. champion in 2014 and an Olympic semifinalist in Rio last year, where...

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