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May 6, 2014 10:38 PM

Tyson Gay Paying Back $500,000

Lexington native and Olympic sprinter, Tyson Gay, is paying back a large amount to help rebuild his reputation.

Simon Hart of London's Telegraph, says that Gay will re-pay about 300 thousand pounds or $500,000 in American currency in prize money and appearance fees to former race organizers.

Gay was banned for a year for testing positive for a banned steroid. He admitted it was a cream that he used but he insisted that he wasn't aware that it had a banned steroid in it. The ban is over this June and Gay could run again, but the Lafayette graduate had previously said he wouldn't run this year.

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