Ben Johnson has been given a green light to represent Canada at the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona, Spain.

Johnson, whose two-year suspension for steroid use expired Tuesday, was reinstated by the executive committee of the Canadian Olympic Association on Friday.The Toronto sprinter, who had his Olympic gold medal and world record for the 100 meters stripped during the 1988 Seoul Games after he tested positive for steroids, was reinstated by a 9-3 vote and now is eligible to compete on national teams representing Canada.