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Coach takes blame for Brazilian athletes failing dope tests

The coach of five Brazilian athletes who failed out of competition doping tests ahead of this month’s World Championships has taken responsibility for dispensing an illegal substance to the runners.

"I assume the blame for having allowed (the drug to be) administered," coach Jayme Netto of the Rede Atletismo club told Brazilian media after the party returned home from Germany, where they had been training for the competition.

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"I’m the culprit not the athletes. Everyone has the right to make an error and I erred," he said….Read More

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