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Adidas suspends Tyson Gay sponsorship

Updated: July 15, 2013, 9:51 AM ET
Associated Press

HERZOGENAURACH, Germany -- Adidas has suspended its sponsorship of Tyson Gay after the American sprinter's positive doping test.

After learning that a banned substance was detected in a May out-of-competition test, Gay pulled out of the upcoming world championships.

In a statement, Adidas says "we are shocked by these recent allegations, and even if we presume his innocence until proven otherwise, our contract with Tyson is currently suspended."

The sportswear giant has backed ...

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