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Nike Oregon Project’s Salazar handed four-year ban for doping violations

Coach Alberto Salazar talks about the Nike's Oregon Project on the Nike campus on April 13, 2013 in Beaverton, Oregon. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

The US Anti-Doping Agency has announced that it has handed American track coach Alberto Salazar a four-year ban from the sport for doping violations committed while he was head of the Nike Oregon Project.

USADA said that the punishment was for “orchestrating and facilitating prohibited doping conduct”.

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