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MIAMI, FL (Sporting Alert) — It has now been revealed that Tyson Gay’s failed drugs test was for a banned steroid, leaving the future of the former world champion in major doubt. The American confirmed in July that he has tested positive for a banned substance, but the positive findings were not revealed. However, the “BBC is reporting that it has obtained extracts of a letter sent to the 31-year-old by the United States Anti…

MIAMI, FL (Sporting Alert) — American champion Tyson Gay has seen his sponsorship with sportswear manufacturer Adidas suspended after the sprinter failed a drug test. The 2007 IAAF World Championships triple gold medallist revealed on Sunday that he was informed by the US Anti-Doping Agency that he had failed an out-of-competition drug test in May. “We are shocked by these recent allegations,” a spokesman for Adidas said on Monday. “Even if we presume his innocence until…

KINGSTON, Jamaica (Sporting Alert) — The failed drug tests by two of the world’s leading sprinters, Asafa Powell and Tyson Gay, has left a massive void in track and field, former world 110m hurdles record holder Colin Jackson said on Sunday. Jamaican Powell and American Gay, are amongst the top five fastest sprinters over the 100m on the all-time list, with the latter sitting joint second with 9.69 seconds and the former at fourth, at…