St. Kitts sprinter Williams sent home after testing positive

Updated: Jul 29, 2012, 22:17 PM IST

London: St. Kitts and Nevis sprinter Tameka Williams has been sent home from the London Olympics after failing a doping test, officials said Sunday.

The St Kitts and Nevis Olympic Committee said in a statement that Williams, 22, left London Saturday in connection with the case, reports Xinhua.

"The St. Kitts and Nevis Olympic Committee (SKNOC) has withdrawn sprint athlete, Tameka Williams, from its 2012 Olympic Team, effective, Saturday, 28th July.