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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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.