89°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
3 Day Outlook
Fri
93°
75°
20%
Sat
87°
75°
50%
Sun
90°
74°
50%

Latest Weather Blog

Follow our weather team on social media

Tyson Gay suspended, returns Olympic silver medal

1 year ago May 02, 2014 May 2, 2014 Friday, May 02 2014 Friday, May 02, 2014 2:33:58 PM CDT in Sports
Source: Associated Press

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Sprinter Tyson Gay has accepted a one-year suspension and has returned the silver medal he won in the men's 400-meter relay at the London Olympics after he tested positive for a prohibited substance.

USADA announced Friday that Gay's one-year ban began last June 23, the day his sample was collected at the U.S. championships.

As part of the penalty, he also accepted loss of results dating to July 15, 2012.

USADA said in a statement that upon receiving notification of his positive tests, Gay voluntarily withdrew from all competition prior to the 2013 world championships and has not competed since.

More News

comments powered by Disqus

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Radar
7 Days