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Former 100-meter world-record holder Asafa Powell and Jamaican
teammate Sherone Simpson have each tested positive for banned
stimulants, according to their agent.
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Italian police confiscated unidentified substances Monday in a raid on the hotel where Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson were staying, after each tested positive for banned stimulants.
Rooms of the athletes and physical trainer Christopher Xuereb of Canada were searched and drugs and supplements were seized, Udine police captain Antonio Pisapia told The Associated...
Asafa Powell has taken a back seat to his countrymen Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake in recent years, so he really had nothing to lose.
Earlier we reported that American sprinter Tyson Gay, tested positive for a banned substance, now according to the Associated Press, Powell’s agent has confirmed that the former 100-meter world-record holder has also failed a drug test along with...
Police say former 100-meter world-record holder Asafa Powell, Jamaican teammate Sherone Simpson and their physical trainer have been placed under investigation for allegedly violating Italy's doping laws.
The move comes a day after Italian police confiscated unknown substances in a raid on the hotel where the trio was staying in the northeastern town of Lignano Sabbiadoro after...
International officials are looking at the bright side of the latest doping scandals to jolt track and field.
The positive tests that nabbed top-name sprinters Tyson Gay, Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson are disappointing but also proof that global drug-testing efforts are working, the IOC and IAAF said Monday.
The cases, which were disclosed Sunday, come less than a month before...