Even as those stars succeeded,others left the Oregon Project dispirited, their bodies broken and their minds damaged by Salazar’s intense workouts and coaching style. Rupp, Jordan Hasay and Farah are scheduled to participate in the race and were going to have to face public questioning for the first time since the Salazar ban about their training and their former coach, questions that would surely follow them as long as the Oregon Project remained in operation. “I was a part of a culture that was so manipulative and so controlling and so wrong,” Goucher said in an interview last week. Alberto Salazar was head coach of the Nike Oregon Project, a long-distance running group. "This situation including uninformed innuendo and unsubstantiated assertions has become an unfair burden for current OP athletes. © 2020 Advance Local Media LLC. Oregon Project founder and coach Alberto Salazar at a meet at Hayward Field. The move comes 10 days after Salazar was barred for four years from the sport of distance running for doping violations by the United States Anti-Doping Agency. Nike says it took the decision to wind down the OP as the situation has become an "unfair burden" on its athletes. A week after coach Alberto Salazar was served a four-year ban for experimenting with performance-enhancing drugs, Nike has shut down his Nike Oregon Project (NOP) training group. “I am shocked to receive the news of today’s ruling, especially during this time in which I am fully preparing for my next race in the world championships in Doha,” Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands said in a statement last week. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Advance Local. We will help all of our athletes in this transition as they choose the coaching set up that is right for them.". “The situation, along with the unsubstantiated assertions, is a distraction for many of the athletes and is compromising their ability to focus on their training and competition needs,” he said. As Parker, a runner himself, wrote to Nike employees, “Alberto can no longer coach while the appeal is pending.”, “This situation, including uninformed innuendo and unsubstantiated assertions, has become an unfair burden for current Oregon Project athletes,” a statement from Nike released Thursday night said. The Oregon Project website has been shuttered and the team’s social media accounts deleted. “Your entire life is dependent on the power of this brand.”. A Nike spokesman confirmed the Oregon Project’s demise, which was first reported by Runners World magazine. Goucher wrote Friday on her Twitter account: "Feeling relieved that no more athletes will have to wear this shameful uniform. "While the panel found there was no orchestrated doping, no finding that performance-enhancing drugs have ever been used on Oregon Project athletes and went out of its way to note Alberto's desire to follow all rules, ultimately Alberto can no longer coach while the appeal is pending. "Nike has always tried to put the athlete and their needs at the front of all of our decisions," Parker’s statement said. Nike told CNN it "will continue to support Alberto in his appeal," which has been taken to the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Switzerland.
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