On the heels of failing an out-of-competition drug test this spring, adidas has suspended its endorsement with American track star Tyson Gay.Gay, 30, and the fastest American to ever live, holds the American 100-meter record of 9.69. He had posted some of his best times in competition this year, namely a strong showing at the U.S. championships in Des Moines in which he ran a 9.75.“We are shocked by these recent allegations, and even if we presume his innocence until proven otherwise, our contract with Tyson is currently suspended,” an Adidas spokesman said.“I don’t have a sabotage story. I don’t have any lies. I don’t have anything to say to make this seem like it was a mistake or it was on USADA’s hands, someone playing games,” said Gay, who was said to be crying during an interview with the Associated Press. He didn’t say what substance he tested positive for. “I don’t have any of those stories. I basically put my trust in someone and I was let down.”Gay said he will have his B sample tested as early as this week. Anytime someone is given a test, two samples are taken. The B sample is taken to make… Read full this story
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