• Over Half a Million People Sign Petitions To Let Sha'Carri Richardson Run in the Olympics

    2 monthes ago - By Hypebeast

    A petition calling to allow Sha'Carri Richardson to run in the Tokyo Olympics has amassed over half a million supporters since its creation less than a week ago. While Richardson won a spot on the U.S. Olympic Women's Track team, she was banned from competing due to a 30-day suspension after testing positive for THC, the main psychoactive component found in marijuana. Though marijuana is legal in Richardson's home state of Oregon, where she qualified, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency bans athletes from using the substance during or outside of competition. Richardson was still eligible to...
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