19 hrs ago
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 medalist's two year ban.
23 hrs ago
The Chronicle Herald
Collection flaws cited in case of Jamaican sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown
Sport's highest appeals body says Jamaican sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown was cleared of doping because of blatant flaws in the test collection procedures and possible "environmental contamination" of her urine sample.
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.
The New Zealand Herald
Doping ban for Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell
A Jamaican disciplinary panel on Thursday banned former 100-meter world record holder Asafa Powell from athletics for 18 months after he tested positive for a banned stimulant last June.
Stephen Maguire aims to bow out on a high
SCOTTISH Athletics' head coach Stephen Maguire insists his impending departure will not derail the nation's push for Commonwealth glory this summer.
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.