Tyson Gay dropped by Adidas after sprinter fails drugs test

Tuesday, 16 July 2013 - 13:27


Sportswear manufacturer Adidas has suspended its sponsorship of sprinter Tyson Gay after the American failed a drugs test.


An out-of-competition test completed by Gay in May tested positive, according to the US Anti-Doping Agency.


Gay, is the joint-second fastest man ever over 100m.


He is also the fastest man in the world this year and won gold in the 100m, 200m and 4x100m at the 2007 World Championships.