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  1. Sport - Other Sport - ATHLETICS

    Court reduces doping ban on Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 10:37pm by APSPT

    ... Associated Press in Kingston, Jamaica Jamaican sprinters' 18-month suspension cut to just six months after winning their appeal Court reduces doping ban on Powell and Simpson The Court of Arbitration for Sport has reduced 18-month doping bans for Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson to just six months. Powell, a former world record holder in the 100 ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - ATHLETICS

    US sprint star Tyson Gay banned for doping

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 02:21pm by Reuters

    ... in 2013 for a banned anabolic steroid, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (Usada) said on Friday. Gay has also returned the silver medal he won with the U.S. 4x100 metres relay team at the 2012 London ... competitive results since July 15, 2012, the date he first used a product that contained a prohibited steroid. The start of his ban was backdated to June 23, 2013, the day his doping sample ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - ATHLETICS

    Jamaican anti-doping panel bans Asafa Powell

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 11:51pm

    ... was banned for 18 months by a Jamaican anti-doping disciplinary panel yesterday after he tested positive for a banned substance last year. The Jamaican sprinter, 31, tested positive for the stimulant ... decision of the member federation has to be sent to the IAAF and considered by the doping review board. Christ Turner, IAAF spokesman Another Jamaican, Olympic discus thrower Allison Randall, ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - ATHLETICS

    Prime minister says Jamaica standing by athletes

    Posted Jul 17th 2013, 10:52am by Associated Press in Kingston, Jamaica

    ... where the two sprinters and their physical trainer were staying. They were formally placed under criminal investigation for allegedly violating Italy’s doping laws.   ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - ATHLETICS

    Anti-doping row in Jamaica costing me money, says Usain Bolt

    Posted Nov 17th 2013, 11:07pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters 'Anti-doping storms costs me money' Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt says controversy over Jamaica's anti-doping programme is scaring off potential sponsors ... award. World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) officials went to Jamaica in October to look at the country's anti-doping efforts after weeks of criticism following positive tests from several high- ...

  6. Sport - ATHLETICS

    Anti-doping chief blasts 'stone-walling' Jamaicans

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 10:05am

    ... Reuters 'We’re not going to take it lying down, their suggestion that they’ll talk to us next year,' says Fahey World Anti-Doping Agency chief John Fahey has slammed Jamaican authorities for failing to accommodate an independent audit of their anti-doping regime until next year. Wada said last week Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller had invited a special team ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - ATHLETICS

    Six new doping cases revealed by IAAF

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 02:56pm by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... new cases of doping. “The six adverse findings involving Andrei Mikhnevich, Ivan Tsikhan, Vadim Devyatovskiy, Tatyana Kotova, Nazdeya Ostapchuk and Olga Kuzenkova have resulted ... message to cheaters is increasingly clear that, with constant advancements being made in doping detection, there is no place to hide. “This re-testing is just the latest example of the IAAF’s firm ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - ATHLETICS

    Tyson Gay, Asafa Powell test positive to doping

    Posted Jul 15th 2013, 11:38am by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies World body insists every athlete caught is a victory as track superstars Tyson Gay, Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson all test positive Battle on doping is being won, says IAAF International athletics is in turmoil after some of the biggest names in sprinting returned positive doping tests, but the credibility of track and field's anti-doping programme has been ...

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    Li Ning suspends deal with Asafa Powell over doping

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 08:51am by AP

    ... with Powell Chinese sportswear company Li Ning has suspended its sponsorship of Asafa Powell after the Jamaican sprinter failed a doping test and was formally placed under criminal investigation in Italy for possibly violating anti-doping laws. The company said it had "great respect for his efforts and hard work" over the years but it was suspending its deal with the former ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - ATHLETICS

    Trainer urges Powell and Simpson to come clean about doping

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... for their doping instead of looking around for a scapegoat". The trainer, Chris Xuereb, said he had done nothing wrong since the Jamaicans hired him in May to provide massage therapy and nutritional ... were blaming him for their violations. "It is time the athletes took responsibility for their doping instead of looking around for a scapegoat, whether that person is their therapist, ...




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