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Olympics-White House recommends rule review after Richardson ban

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By Amy Tennery (Reuters) -The White House on Wednesday said it may be worthwhile to review anti-doping rules in sport after American sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson tested positive for cannabis use. USA Track & Field (USATF) on Tuesday declined to select Richardson to the relay team for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo after she accepted a one-month ban for the prohibited substance, which she said was to cope with her mother’s death. The 21-year-old was expected to be one of the biggest draws in Tokyo but is unable to compete in the individual 100m event as her suspension wiped out her win at the tria…

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