Courier-Journal: Adidas Drops Tyson Gay

tyson-gayLONDON — Adidas on Monday suspended its sponsorship of Lexington, Ky., native Tyson Gay after the sprinter returned a positive doping test.

The sportswear giant acted a day after Gay disclosed that a banned substance was detected in an out-of-competition test in May and he had pulled out of next month’s world championships in Moscow.

“We are shocked by these recent allegations, and even if we presume his innocence until proven otherwise, our contract with Tyson is currently suspended,” Adidas said in a statement … [Read more]