Track Athlete Blamed "Frequent And Passionate" Kissing For Failed Drug Test

Track Athlete Blamed

While Barber and Gasquet were busted for kissing women who had just done cocaine, Roberts just wanted to kiss his girlfriend and is now being punished for it.

He later told the US Anti-Doping Agency (Usada) he had contaminated the substance from his girlfriend.

Rio Olympics 4x400 meter relay gold medalist Gil Roberts can finally breathe a sigh of relief as he was cleared of all doping charges. The runner says the drug got into his system through his girlfriend, who was treating a sinus infection and whom he "frequently and passionately" kissed.

Alex Salazar and her family had reportedly visited the rural parts of India around the time of the doping incident and subsequently procured the medicine for a sinus problem. She returned home and saw Roberts while still taking the medication Moxylong, which contained probenecid.

Track Athlete Blamed

She continued taking the medicine, which contained the masking agent probenecid, when she returned to the USA, and Roberts said bouts of intense smooching caused him to test positive.

In Robert's case though, the smooch defense kind of sounds like the truth. The arbiter ruled that "this was not a case of intentional doping". Salazar was unsure how many times they kissed between when she took the medicine and when Roberts was tested.

USADA accepted the ruling on June 24, rescinding calls to ban the athlete, who went on to compete at the USATF Outdoor Championships that were now underway.

"F$3 or Roberts it must have been like lightning out of a clear blue sky for him to learn that by kissing his girlfriend this time that he was exposing himself to a prohibited substance", Thomas added.

Hurricane Fernanda strengthens in Pacific, no threat to land
EDT (0900 UTC), the center of Hurricane Fernanda was located near 11.0 degrees north latitude and 117.9 degrees west longitude. Fernanda has strengthened into a powerful category 4 storm in the East Pacific as it continues churning toward the west.

  • A popular GoT character is FINALLY set to return

    A popular GoT character is FINALLY set to return

    For Scott Fine, manager at Level Up Entertainment, the show provides him and his friends a chance to get a little competitive. In India , Game of Thrones is available on Hotstar Premium and will air on Star World, Star World HD on July 18 at 11 pm .
    Russia Findings Raise Hopes for US Sanctions Bill

    Russia Findings Raise Hopes for US Sanctions Bill

    Seven members of Congress announced that they would introduce Resolutions of Inquiry on Friday as part of the coordinated effort. By asking these questions, the Russian Federation scandal broadens from a Trump problem to a Republican Party problem.
    WWE Issues Statement Addressing Talking Smack Cancellation Reports

    WWE Issues Statement Addressing Talking Smack Cancellation Reports

    PWInsider is reporting that WWE has canceled Talking Smack and it will no longer be a weekly series on the WWE Network . When 205 Live debuted on the Network, Talking Smack was moved back an hour and was taped during that show.
  • France Supports Promotion of Dialogue to Resolve Crisis Around Qatar

    He said that France is holding talks with all the countries involved to find the right solution and help resolve the crisis. In return, the four feuding countries vowed to impose further sanctions on Doha.

    New 'Incredibles 2' details revealed at D23

    But it sounds like the entire family will need to come together with some new allies to take on a villain we haven't seen yet. Jackson is used to being in the company of superheroes , but now he gets to be one again in Incredibles 2 .
    Shepard Smith -

    Shepard Smith - "lie after lie after lie"

    During today's broadcast of America's Newsroom , the Fox News Sunday host was asked his thoughts on the latest developments. He went back and added one hundred names and places. "We're still not clean on this, Chris (Wallace ).
  • New Kingdom Hearts III Figures Announced At D23 Expo

    Let us know what you think of the trailer and for more Kingdom Hearts III news stick around here at Gamer Professionals. Including Pixar's first ever crossover into the series, with a Toy Story world.
    Officer probing Hyderabad drug racket postpones leave

    Officer probing Hyderabad drug racket postpones leave

    The MAA has also announced measures like conducting awareness camps and banning of those involved in drug peddling. The excise cops have busted a drug racket led by a local youth, Calvin Mascara.
    Cat killer jailed for 16 years in San Jose, California

    Cat killer jailed for 16 years in San Jose, California

    The freakish saga unfolded in September 2015 when cats began mysteriously disappearing from the Cambrian Park neighborhood. After Farmer is released in 2030, he will be on "mandatory supervision", a strict form of probation, for three years.
  • Israeli police killed in Jerusalem attack

    Three Palestinian citizens allegedly fired on police units near the Lions' Gate, a popular religious site in the area. Jerusalem Chief of Police Yoram Halevi has ordered the Temple Mount closed, evacuated, and Friday prayers canceled.
    JC Penney Company Inc. Holding Company

    JC Penney Company Inc. Holding Company

    ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: This piece of content was published by Stock Observer and is the sole property of of Stock Observer. The lowest 12-month price target for the shares is $4.00, which would be decrease of about -20% of its current value.
    United Kingdom  takes steps towards Brexit with Repeal Bill

    United Kingdom takes steps towards Brexit with Repeal Bill

    The repeal bill sets out that these changes will be made through an existing parliamentary process known as "secondary legislation".