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19 hrs ago | Reuters

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.

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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.

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Sat Apr 12, 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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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Asafa Powell, Sherone Simpson, Opinion

Thu Apr 10, 2014

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.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

Scotsman.com

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jessica Ennis, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Keston Bledman, Tyson Gay, Eilish Mccolgan, Lynsey Sharp

Wed Mar 19, 2014

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, Sherone Simpson, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics

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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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