14 Jul '17, 12am

Gil Roberts is latest track star to fail drug test after kissing someone:

Hey track stars, be careful who you make out with. USADA released the full details of Gil Roberts' failed drug test today, and the case report reads similarly to the odd case of Shawn Barber last year. (A brief refresher: Barber, the pole vault world champion, tested positive for cocaine during the 2016 Canadian Olympic Trials; he had not consumed cocaine himself but had instead kissed a female escort who confessed to ingesting cocaine and a 26-oz bottle of vodka before their meet-up; Barber was stripped of his Canadian national title but not suspended as he was found to have inadvertently ingested the stimulant. And this year, after all of that, he came out as gay .) Roberts, who will represent Team USA in the 400m at the World Championships, tested positive for probenecid in an out-of-competition drug test on March 24. Probenecid is prohibited as a diuretic and masking a...

Full article: http://www.flotrack.org/article/58962-gil-roberts-is-late...

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