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Athletics - CAS blasts Jamaica over sloppy anti-doping procedures

The Court of Arbitration for Sport blasted Jamaican anti-doping officials on Tuesday for the mishandling of a drug test by sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown that led to a successful appeal of the three-time Olympic gold medallist's two year ban.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

WNFL-AM Green Bay

High jumper Robinson latest Jamaican hit with ban

Jamaican high jumper Damar Robinson has been handed a one-year ban for doping in the latest blow to the country's athletics program.

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Related Topix: Asafa Powell, Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Allison Randall

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Jamaica Observer

Sad, but anti-doping commission did the right thing

Last week, former 100-metre world record holder Asafa Powell and fellow athlete Sherone Simpson were sentenced to an 18-month suspension from athletics for doping offences.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Jamaica Observer

Valuable lesson from a sad episode

We suspect that the recent exoneration of Mrs Veronica Campbell-Brown will have encouraged Mr Asafa Powell and Miss Sherone Simpson in their stated determination to contest their 18-month doping-related suspensions at the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

CBS Atlanta

Doping ban for Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell

A Marine remained in custody Wednesday after military officials say he shot and fatally wounded a colleague with his M4 rifle at the main gate of a North Carolina base.

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BBC News

Man up, Collins tells banned Powell

Asafa Powell cannot use ignorance as an excuse for his 18-month drug ban, says former 100m world champion Kim Collins.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Yahoo!

Athletics - Jamaican sprinter Simpson handed 18-month doping ban

Athens Olympics relay champion Sherone Simpson has been suspended for 18 months after testing positive for a banned stimulant during last June's Jamaican trials.

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Wed Mar 19, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

WADA: Jamaica's anti-doping program back in order

This Feb. 22, 2011 file photo shows World Anti-Doping Agency director general David Howman listening to questions during a news conference at the European Union Sports Forum in Budapest, Hungary.

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Ananova

Howman: Jamaica back on track

Veronica Campbell-Brown tested positive for the specified substance hydrochlorothiazide last May, but the athlete successfully argued the urine sample collected had been compromised and saw a two-year ban overturned by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

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Related Topix: Asafa Powell, Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Veronica Campbell-Brown

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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