Anti-doping authorities in Jamaica say backup doping tests have come back positive for former 100-meter world record-holder Asafa Powell, teammate Sherone Simpson and three other island athletes.
The Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission made the announcement on Friday. It says all the athletes have been notified.
JADCO says it will refer the findings to the Jamaican Anti-Doping disciplinary...
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September 06, 2013
The criminal doping investigation into former 100-meter world record-holder Asafa Powell, Jamaica teammate Sherone Simpson and their trainer has been delayed by bureaucratic problems but will go ahead.
Udine prosecutor Andrea Gondolo told The Associated Press on Tuesday that his office has been unable to contact the athletes to ask whether they want to observe the testing of substances...
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...
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July 15, 2013
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...
Former 100-meter world-record holder Asafa Powell and Jamaican teammate Sherone Simpson have each tested positive for banned stimulants, their agent told The Associated Press.
Powell and Simpson tested positive for the stimulant oxilofrine at the Jamaican championships last month and were just recently notified, Paul Doyle said Sunday, with their provisional ban effective immediately...