The Wall Street Journal reports:
Team USA’s roster of track and field athletes at the Tokyo Olympics will be missing its biggest newsmaker ahead of the Games: sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson.
The 21-year-old winner of the U.S. Olympic track and field trials’ women’s 100 meters last month was left off the team named Tuesday by USA Track & Field, after an anti-doping test detected a chemical found in marijuana.
Richardson was disqualified from the 100 meters, but USATF, the sport’s national governing body, had the option to select her to run in a relay in Tokyo. It declined.
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Sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson won’t be competing in the Tokyo Olympics. U.S. officials declined to select her for a relay, saying all athletes “must adhere to the current anti-doping code” https://t.co/SS9htFLMQ4
— The Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) July 6, 2021