sha'carri richardson

The White House press secretary made it crystal clear what she thought of the track star's absence from the upcoming games.
Though her 30-day marijuana suspension will be up in time for one track and field race, the team did not select her to compete.
Richardson recently qualified for the Tokyo Olympics, but a suspension over cannabis use will bar her from participating in some events.
Sports stars, elected officials and celebrities have thrown their support behind the athlete who'll now miss the 100-meter sprint at the Tokyo Olympics.
Sha’Carri Richardson, Christine Mboma, Beatrice Masilingi and others have been disqualified in the 2021 Olympics because of policies that are racist and unjust.
“That awkward moment when ‘The Onion’ is the voice of reason,” one user said of the satire publication’s poignant headline.
But the star athlete could still compete in certain events after her suspension expires.
Richardson, who came out tops in the women's 100-meter race at the U.S. Olympic trials, reportedly tested positive for marijuana.