#ShaCarriRichardson

Sha'Carri Richardson (center) was banned from participating in the Tokyo Olympics (Photo Credit: PTI/AP)

  • WADA will review the ban on cannabis consumption for athletes
  • The current rules stand till 2022
  • The review comes after US athlete Sha’Carri Richardson was banned from the Tokyo Olympics

.Eugene, OR, USA
Elaine Thompson-Herah had won the 100m and 200m at the Tokyo Olympics. (Photo credit: Twitter/Elaine Thompson-Herah)

  • Elaine Thompson-Herah clocked a new world lead of 10.54 seconds
  • American sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson finished last
  • The next stop on the Diamond League tour is Lausanne on Thursday

Sha'Carri Richardson will not be travelling to Tokyo. (Photo credit: AFP/File)

  • Richardson was ruled out of the Olympics earlier this month after testing positive for marijuana
  • Richardson had been seen as a potential 100m gold medallist at the Olympics after a blistering start to the season
  • A 30-day suspension and the disqualification of her trials results ended her Olympic hopes

Sha'Carri Richardson will not be travelling to Tokyo. (Photo credit: AFP/File)

  • Sha'Carri Richardson was ruled out of competing in the individual 100m in Tokyo after receiving a 30-day ban
  • USATF said it had a responsibility to "maintain fairness" for all athletes
  • According to the USTAF rules, she could have been selected as one of two coach's picks

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
US sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson was banned from the Tokyo Olympics for consuming marijuana. (Photo credit: Twitter/@itskerrii)

  • US sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson had the second-fastest timing this year
  • However, she has been banned from participating in the Olympics because she was charges with consuming marijuana, a prohibited substance
  • Richardson said she consumed marijuana upon coming to know of her biological mother's death

.New York, NY, USA
In April 2021, Sha'Carri Richardson became the sixth-fastest woman in the history(Photo credit: Twitter/@usatf)

  • Sha'Carri Richardson tested positive for marijuana at the US Olympic athletics trials
  • She was one of the top gold medal contenders for the Tokyo Olympics
  • She made her international debut in 2017

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Sha'Carri Richardson said she consumed marijuana to cope with a state of emotional pain. (Photo credit: Twitter/itskerrii

  • Sha'Carri Richardson will not be allowed to participate in the 100m event at the Olympics
  • She still has a chance of taking part in the 400m relay event
  • Richardson won the 100m at the US trials by clocking 10.86 seconds