Wada to review cannabis banned status

Sha'Carri Richardson

Sha'Carri Richardson celebrates winning the Women's 100 metres final on day 2 of the 2020 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team Trials at Hayward Field on June 19, 2021 in Eugene, Oregon.

Photo credit: Patrick Smith | AFP

What you need to know:

  • US sprint star Richardson was expected to be one of the faces of the Tokyo Games last month after a series of blistering 100m displays earlier in the season.
  • However the 21-year-old was ruled out of the Games after being handed a 30-day suspension following a positive test for marijuana in the wake of her 100m victory at the US Olympic trials in Eugene in June.

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