American sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson, who won the hearts of millions of sports fans, lost her chance to shine at this year's U.S. Olympics after she tested positive for cannabis.
The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency confirmed Friday that Richardson has accepted a one-month suspension by which the results of her Olympics trials have been "disqualified, and she forfeits any medals, points, and prizes" as allowed under the international anti-doping regulations.
The 21-year-old Richardson had qualified with a 10.86-second 100m dash, which would have made her a gold medal contender until the test results, which came after the race, reported Reuters.
The positive test result also means that all of Richardson's results from the trials are wiped out, voiding her victory in the 100m final.
Richardson's suspension period was reduced to one …