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Powell says he never knew Simpson used supplement

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 03:40

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.

WADA officials arrive in Jamaica for anti-doping audit

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 09:37

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.

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.

Bolt, Fraser-Pryce to lead Jamaican team for worlds

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 08:45

Olympic champions Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce headline a Jamaican world athletics championships squad that will come under intense scrutiny in Moscow.

Jamaican footballer tests positive for banned substance

Last Updated: Thursday, July 25, 2013, 20:45

A member of Jamaica’s senior football team campaigning for next year’s World Cup in Brazil has tested positive for a banned substance.

Powell, Simpson get support from their club

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 14:11

Jamaica`s MVP track and field club says it intends to be vigilant in ensuring two of its superstar athletes who tested positive for a banned substance are given a fair hearing.

Injured Yohan Blake out of Worlds

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 20:20

Reigning 100 metre world champ Yohan Blake has withdrawn from next month`s World Athletics Championships in Moscow with a hamstring injury.

Asafa Powell's physio hits back over doping blame

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 18:04

Asafa Powell`s physiotherapist on Wednesday hit back at claims from the Jamaican sprinter that he was to blame for a positive dope test, maintaining that he did not provide him or compatriot Sherone Simpson with banned drugs.

Italian police open investigation for doping against Powell, Simpson, physio

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 10:03

Italian police have opened an investigation for doping against Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson, ANSA news agency reported on Tuesday, as the athletes blamed their physiotherapist after they failed drugs tests.

Asafa Powell, other Jamaican athletes deny doping

Last Updated: Monday, July 15, 2013, 23:12

Three of Jamaica’s top athletes including Asafa Powell have denied taking banned substances after the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) confirmed that five of the country’s athletes have tested positive for illegal substances.

Fraser-Pryce wins 200m in season`s first Diamond League

Last Updated: Saturday, May 11, 2013, 13:36

Jamaica`s two-time Olympic 100-metre champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce sped to victory in the women`s 200m at the season`s first Diamond League meet in Doha.

Olympics: Stewart quietly confident despite setbacks

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 01, 2012, 14:27

London: Olympic silver medallist runner Kerron Stewart has been nowhere close to her best for the last two years but the determined Jamaican says she will not let that discourage her from going for gold when the track and field segment opens at the London Games later this week.