Former World and Olympic champion Maurice Greene wants even first time drug offenders banned for life from athletics
Greene, a former World record holder over the 100 metres who is in Jamaica as a special guess for Saturday’s Douglas Forrest Invitational at the National Stadium in Kingston, said it hurts him when drug cheats enter the sport.
“I always have a stance where drugs does not belongs in our sport and if you get busted once I think it should be a life time ban,” Greene said on TrackAlerts.com.
The American added: “That is my opinion, that’s how I feel and that’s how I always feel … so every time drugs is brought into our sport it is very detrimental, it hurts our sport a lot … tremendously.
“The sport is something that I love and like if anything messing with something that I love and if I love something, you hurt, I think you should be gone from it.”
By Gary Smith, World-Track