CAS said it had reached its decision "in view of some
mitigating factors" although it added that "the athlete has
failed to establish that she bears no significant fault or
Blake tested positive for the banned stimulant methylhexanamine
at the 2012 Olympic trials, her second doping offence after she
tested positive for ephedrine in 2006 for which she was banned
for nine months.
Blake finished sixth at the trials and was picked as a relay
runner for the London Olympics but did not compete at the Games.
(Reporting by Brian Homewood, editing by Justin Palmer)
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