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Alberto Salazar will be heard by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) with his appeal of the four-year ban that was handed to him last year.

He was banned by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) in November 2019.

Salazar coached some of the U.S.’s most successful distance runners including Olympic silver medallist Galen Rupp, Kara Goucher as well as British multi-gold medallist Mo Farah.

He was banned for apparently orchestrating and facilitating doping as the head coach of the former Nike Oregon Project (NOP).

The Switzerland-based CAS will hear his defence one year after the ban was handed down on Nov. 8-16, 2020.

Endocrinologist Jeffrey Brown is also appealing his ban. He also worked for NOP and allegedly was the physician for several athletes.

Nike closed NOP after the bans were handed down, however, the biggest shoe company in the world said that they will support Salazar in order to clear his name.

Salazar us a former competitive athlete who won the New York Marathon three times before turning his attention to coaching.

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