A sports betting company has defended its decision to use the drug cheat Ben Johnson to promote its new Android app, insisting that there are. THE nations sports minister is demanding an online bookmaker pull a television advertisement using Olympic drug cheat Ben Johnson to. A CONTROVERSIAL TV commercial featuring Olympic drug cheat Ben Johnson spruiking sports betting will not air during this weekends AFL. May 16, 7: Lincoln Grice and Matthew Hughes Group Strategy Director: That's where the rubber hits the road. May 15, Australian betting company refuses to back down after ad featuring disgraced Canadian sprinter prompts complaints.