Disgraced Jones initiates basketball careerThe former sprinter, Marion Jones, has signed for the Tulsa Shock, Women’s National Basketball Association team, and expressed hope for launching a new career after she lost five Olympic medals for using steroids and being jailed for lying to federal prosecutors.

Jones spent six months in a federal prison after she lied about steroids and her role in a cheque fraud.

Jones may have been successful with athletics but her professional stints affected with serious doping charges are bound to have a negative impact on how sport fans accept her.