An arbitrator’s ruling, revealed for the first time, shows that allegations of physical assault prompted a lifetime ban for Alberto Salazar, the former coach of the Nike Oregon Project.
The ruling upheld a ban announced in July. Salazar had already been suspended for breaking rules governing banned substances.
Salazar, the famed distance running coach, has been permanently barred from the sport by the U.S. Center for SafeSport for sexual and emotional misconduct.
A former top coach who was once one of the world’s greatest distance runners, Salazar had already been suspended for breaking rules governing banned substances.
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