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World 100 Meter Champion Christian Coleman to Miss Olympics Despite Ban Reduced

The Court of Arbitration for Sport announced its decision to reduce 100 meter world champion Christian Coleman's suspension for missing drug tests from two years to 18 months after his latest appeal.

Coleman's ban started on May 14, 2020, which means he is not eligible to compete again until November 2021 and he will miss the Summer Olympics in Tokyo.

“While I appreciate that the arbitrators correctly found that I am a clean athlete, I am obviously disappointed that I will miss the Olympic Games this summer,” Coleman said in a statement issued by his lawyer.