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Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell, Sherone Simpson settle case with nutrition company

Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell, Sherone Simpson settle case with nutrition company

Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson have settled a legal case with a nutrition company that sold the supplement Epiphany D1 which contained the banned substance oxilofrine, their management company said on Tuesday.

Andre De Grasse wins 100m title; St. Lucia strikes Pan Am gold

Andre De Grasse wins 100m title; St. Lucia strikes Pan Am gold

Canada`s Andre De Grasse and Jamaica`s Sherone Simpson won their respective 100 metres finals at the Pan American Games on Wednesday while St. Lucia enjoyed a landmark moment at the multi-sport competition.

Elaine Thompson upsets Veronica Campbell-Brown for Jamaica's 200m title

Birthday girl Elaine Thompson upset two-time Olympic and world champion Veronica Campell-Brown to win the 200 metres title at Jamaica`s national trials on Sunday.

Jamaica on the verge of blood testing athletes

Jamaica on the verge of blood testing athletes

Jamaica is on the verge of introducing blood testing for its athletes as the country continues its effort to recover from a doping scandal which rocked the sport of track and field here nearly two years ago.

Jamaican discus thrower, Traves Smikle banned for two years

Jamaican discus thrower, Traves Smikle banned for two years

Jamaican discus thrower Traves Smikle has been suspended for two years for using a banned substance, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) announced.

Powell makes modest return to track in Lucerne

Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell wasted no time getting back into the thick of the action a day after his doping ban was reduced, running a modest 10.30sec in the 100m at the Lucerne meeting on Tuesday.

Powell, Simpson free to race as bans reduced

Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson are free to resume racing after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) Monday partially upheld their appeals against 18-month doping bans.

Powell pulls out of Paris meet

Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell has withdrawn from Saturday`s Diamond League meeting in Paris due to injury, event organisers announced Thursday.

Powell joins the missing list at Jamaica meet

Former 100-metre world record holder Asafa Powell will not race at this week`s Jamaican Athletics Championship, the nation`s qualifying meet for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, sources told AFP Thursday.

Asafa Powell wants 18-month ban shrunk to three months

Jamaica`s former 100 metres world record holder Asafa Powell could yet compete at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, if his appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport against an 18-month doping ban proves successful.

Simpson plans to appeal drug ban

Olympic 100m silver medallist Sherone Simpson plans to appeal an 18-month suspension for a drug test she failed last year.

Jamaican sprinter Simpson handed 18-month doping ban

Athens Olympics relay champion Sherone Simpson has been suspended for 18 months after testing positive for the banned stimulant oxilofrine during last June`s Jamaican trials.

Multi Olympic medallist Simpson banned for doping

Jamaica`s 2008 Olympic women`s 100 metres silver medallist Sherone Simpson received an 18-month suspension for doping from the Jamaica Anti-Doping (JADCO) Disciplinary Panel on Tuesday.

Asafa Powell now set to learn his fate April 10

Jamaican sprint star Asafa Powell must wait until April 10 to learn if he can resume his career this year after submissions were completed Wednesday in a doping hearing.

Powell now set to learn his fate April 10

Jamaican sprint star Asafa Powell must wait until April 10 to learn if he can resume his career this year after submissions were completed Wednesday in a doping hearing.

Powell says he never knew Simpson used supplement

Former 100-metre world record-holder Asafa Powell said Wednesday that he was unaware his former training partner Sherone Simpson was taking similar supplements to those he used.

Tests show Simpson`s supplement contained banned drug

The majority of tests conducted on a supplement suspended Jamaican sprinter Sherone Simpson was taking revealed a banned substance, the 2008 Olympic silver medallist`s doping hearing was told on Wednesday.

Powell says he never knew Simpson used supplement

Former 100-metre world record-holder Asafa Powell said Wednesday that he was unaware his former training partner Sherone Simpson was taking similar supplements to those he used.

Sherone Simpson says trainer to blame for positive test

Jamaican sprinter Sherone Simpson, who tested positive for a banned substance last year, told a disciplinary panel on Tuesday that she saw no "red flags" before taking a supplement supplied by her trainer.

WADA officials arrive in Jamaica for anti-doping audit

Three high-ranking officials of the World Anti-Doping Agency have arrived in Jamaica to conduct their audit of the country`s anti-doping programmes after weeks of criticism following positive tests from several high-profile athletes.