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United States Track Star Facing Possible Olympics Ban

A general photo of the Olympic rings.

SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 04: A general view of the Olympic rings ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at the Olympic Park on February 4, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

One of the most talented sprinters in recent U.S. Track and Field history might not be eligible for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo next year.

According to multiple reports, star sprinter Christian Coleman faces a suspension following three missed drug tests.

Despite not testing positive for a banned substance, the former NCAA national champion in the 100 meters could be forced out of competition for two years.

ESPN reported Coleman had three "whereabouts failures" which are said to have happened over a 12-month span.

Here's more from the report:

Athletes are required to provide authorities with their whereabouts so they can be tested without notice. Failing to provide the information, or not being present when a tester shows up, is a violation.

Three missed tests trigger the equivalent of a doping violation. Most who get hit for a first doping violation receive two-year bans, but exceptions are often made for different circumstances.

Coleman is the reigning world champion in the 100-meter dash. He was expected to defend his title at the 2020 Olympics, but his missed tests put that into jeopardy.

The former Volunteers star won both the 100-meter and 200-meter dash in his final year at Tennessee.

Stay tuned for the latest.