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Canadian pole vaulter Shawn Barber tested positive for cocaine, ingested it accidentally during sexual encounter before Rio 2016: ruling

CALGARY — Canadian pole vaulter Shawn Barber competed at the 2016 Rio Summer Games in spite of testing positive in July for cocaine. In a decision rendered Aug. 11 but released on Thursday, the Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada ruled Barber inadvertently ingested the banned substance by kissing a…