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AJ: Reform could prevent accidental violations

Updated: July 25, 2004, 3:40 AM ET
Reuters

BIRMINGHAM, England -- Former Olympic champion Allen Johnson believes the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency needs to be reformed so it can help athletes avoid accidentally taking banned substances in supplements.

Johnson, who won gold in the 110-meter hurdles at the 1996 Atlanta Games, criticized USADA last week for the way it was investigating triple Olympic gold medalist Marion Jones.

Fellow American Jones, who has since been accused of using drugs at the 2000 Sydney Games by her ex-husband ...

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