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Toronto trainer Xuereb says Jamaican athletes to blame for positive drug tests

christopher-XeurebThe Canadian at the centre of track-and-field doping accusations was a long-time employee of a Toronto sports medicine clinic operated by Dr. Anthony Galea, who pleaded guilty in 2011 to importing “misbranded” drugs, including human growth hormone, into the United States.

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Asafa Powell, Sherone Simpson, Canadian trainer Chris Xuereb subject of police investigation in Italy

powell-asafa-130330-8colFormer 100-metre world-record holder Asafa Powell, Jamaican teammate Sherone Simpson and their Canadian physical trainer were formally placed under criminal investigation for allegedly violating Italy's doping laws, police said Tuesday.

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Veronica Campbell-Brown, Warren Weir record wins at Adidas Grand Prix in NY

VeronicaCampbellBrown100E20NEW YORK: DESPITE rain and very cold conditions throughout the day, the Adidas Grand Prix IAAF Diamond League meet at Randall's Island's Icahn Stadium saw some good performances, with Jamaican veterans Veronica Campbell-Brown and Aleen Bailey, along with Warren Weir, picking up wins.

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Powell, Simpson confirm positive drug test, denies intentional doping

Asafa-PowellAsafa Powell and Sherone Simpson have confirmed that they are among the Jamaican athletes who have tested positive for a banned substance. However, both have denied that they knowingly consumed the banned substances.

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Top Caribbean athletes for Adidas Grand Prix

veronica-campbell-brown-400NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 17, 2013: Almost three dozen Caribbean athletes, led by three-time Olympic gold medalist and four-time World Champion Veronica Campbell-Brown of Jamaica, are set to compete in the adidas Grand Prix in NYC on May 25.

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Williams-Mills - the sprinter who beat breast cancer

novlene-williams-millsJamaican athlete and Olympic medallist Novlene Williams-Mills was diagnosed with aggressive breast cancer as she prepared for the 2012 London Olympic Games. She tells FRANCE 24 the story of her astonishing comeback.

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Bolt just squeezes out team mate after slow start

bolt-008(CNS): Usain Bolt’s first 100-metre race of the 2013 season last night at Cayman’s invitational meet was a sluggish opener for the track superstar, with one of the slowest times of his career.

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Bolt, James, Fraser-Pryce, Forbes take victories in Paris

usain-boltPARIS, France (CMC) - Caribbean athletes posted world leading times and season’s best performances at the Areva Diamond League meet in Paris on Saturday.

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Jamaica puts its stamp on Penn Relays 2013

USA-v-World-4x100m-JamaicansNews Americas, PHILADELPHIA, PA, Sun. April. 28, 2013: The specter of the Boston bombing did little to quell the almost rabid enthusiasm of almost 50,000 fans that made it to Franklin Field in Philadelphia, PA, on the last day of the Penn Relays, Saturday, April 27th.

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A minor offence - Campbell Brown declared substance she was using

VCB-PIC-5AFTER two weeks of what she described as 'a dark period', the outlook is decidedly getting brighter for embattled Jamaican female sprint star Veronica Campbell Brown as the IAAF yesterday described her doping violation as 'minor'.

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Asafa Powell 'a lot more cautious'

asafa12Taking a more cautious approach to this season, Asafa Powell may only compete in a couple of races before he tries to qualify for Jamaica's team to the IAAF World Championships in Russia at the National Championships set for mid-June.

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'I'm no cheat' - Campbell-Brown apologises for embarrassment after devastating news

veronica-campbell-brownJamaican sprint star Veronica Campbell-Brown has finally broken her silence on her positive drug test from the Jamaica International Invitational on May 4, stating that she did not knowingly take a banned substance while apologising for any embarrassment caused.

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Ja women top US in 4x1

JAwomen4x1-pennsPENNSYLVANIA, USA:JAMAICA's sprint relay quartet sped to victory in the women's 4x100m, ending a nine-year drought against their United States rivals on yesterday's final day of action at the Penn Relays, held at the Franklin Field Stadium, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

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Veronica declared - Embattled athlete made note of product she used ahead of test

VeronicaCampbellBrownC20120The Gleaner understands that Jamaican sprinting star Veronica Campbell-Brown had in fact declared using a product ahead of her positive drug test - a development, which could have a major impact on the outcome of the situation facing the 31-year-old.

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Kim Collins to compete against Bolt in London Olympic Anniversary

kimboltBASSETERRE, St. Kitts - KITTITIAN sprint icon Kim Collins is scheduled to line up against Olympic 100 and 200 metres champion Usain Bolt and other world renowned athletes in the July's Anniversary Games to be held at the Olympic stadium in London, the place where his Olympic dream ended prematurely.

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Jamaicans line up behind VCB despite positive tests

VeronicaThe track and field world was left in shock yesterday following The Gleaner's revelation that one of the most decorated athletes, Jamaica's Veronica Campbell-Brown, had tested positive for a banned substance.

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Powell hopes to stay healthy ahead of world championships

Asafa-PowellASAFA Powell has broken the 10-second mark in the 100 metres more times than anyone in history. Only he doesn't have the titles to show for it.

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Ja Olympic medallist tests positive for banned substance

 

VeronicaCampbellBrown100E20Jamaican track star Veronica Campbell-Brown has been tested positive for a banned substance.

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Bolt, 'Beast' to do relay at Golden Spike

PRAGUE, Czech Republic (AP) — Usain Bolt will run in the sprint relay at the Golden Spike meet in the Czech city of Ostrava.

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Gatlin Beats Bolt In 100 Meters For The First Time

usain-boltAmerican sprinter Justin Gatlin has beaten Jamaican superstar Usain Bolt in the 100 meters, edging Bolt by one hundredth of a second at a meet in Rome. It's Gatlin's first win over Bolt in the four times the two have raced each other.

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Bolt wins Laureus Award for third time

usain-bolt7RIO DE JANEIRO (AP): Usain Bolt has been named sportsman of the year at the Laureus Sports Awards, with Europe's Ryder Cup golfers honoured as the best team.

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