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Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce win 2013 World Athlete awards

Last Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 10:59

Jamaican sprinters Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce were crowned male and female World Athletes of the Year for 2013 by the sport`s governing IAAF at a ceremony in Monaco on Saturday.

Senior drug tester says Jamaican doping scandals `tip of iceberg`

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 14:36

Jamaica`s most senior drug tester has claimed that the recent rash of failed tests point to a more serious problem, further deepening the doping crisis in the country`s athletics.

WADA due in Jamaica next week for doping audit

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 13:11

A World Anti-Doping Agency team is slated to visit Jamaica on Monday amid reports the country`s athletes could face an Olympic ban over the handling of recent drug scandals.

Jamaica`s Veronica Campbell-Brown escapes ban for positive dope test

Last Updated: Thursday, October 03, 2013, 09:16

Jamaica`s twice 200 metres Olympic champion Veronica Campbell-Brown has escaped with a public warning by the Jamaica Athletics Administration Association for her use of a banned substance.

Usain Bolt to race 100 metres on major Buenos Aires avenue

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 02, 2013, 09:09

Olympic champion Usain Bolt will run a 100 metres exhibition race on a track laid down on the iconic 9 de Julio Avenue in central Buenos Aires in December, local media reported on Tuesday.

Powell, Simpson have doping hearing set for January

Last Updated: Saturday, September 28, 2013, 09:51

Former world 100 metres record holder Asafa Powell and Olympic 4x100 relay silver medallist Sherone Simpson will appear before a disciplinary panel of the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission in January.

I was nailed on a cross for 25 years: Ben Johnson

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 13:04

Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson returned to Seoul`s Olympic Stadium on Tuesday -- 25 years to the day after the steroid-assisted 100m final victory that destroyed his career and reputation.

World`s fastest man Usain Bolt may compete until 2017 World Championships

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 17:20

Usain Bolt, the world`s fastest man, may continue competing until the 2017 world championships in London, the Jamaican told the BBC on Thursday.

No Arjuna Award for Renjith Maheshwary

Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 23:56

The Sports Ministry on Thursday decided not to confer Renjith Maheswary with the prestigious Arjuna award as the triple jumper has been found to have used a `scheduled` substance (ephedrine) back in 2008, putting an end to all speculations regarding his fate.

Dominique Blake loses appeal on doping violation

Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 16:41

Suspended Jamaican 400 metres runner Dominique Blake is yet to decide if she will take her case to the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) after her appeal was turned down against her six-year ban for a second doping violation.

Merlin Joseph shatters women`s 100m dash national record

Last Updated: Sunday, September 08, 2013, 21:10

Railway sprinter Merlin K Joseph on Sunday smashed the 13-year-old national record in women`s 100m race in the semifinals but could manage only a bronze in the finals on the second day of the 53rd National Open Athletics Championships.

Facilities improving but not performance of athletes: Usha

Last Updated: Sunday, September 08, 2013, 12:25

The facilities are fast improving for Indian athletes but that is not translating into better performance from them as they don`t seem to have strong enough minds, feels sprint legend P T Usha.