Gatlin goes for Brussels double at Diamond League
Gatlin goes for Brussels double at Diamond League

US sprinter Justin Gatlin will go for a 100-200m double at the Diamond League finale in Brussels on Friday, up against a raft of track stars but not Jamaican Usain Bolt.

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.

Justin Gatlin continues unbeaten run in Italy
Justin Gatlin continues unbeaten run in Italy

American Justin Gatlin continued his unbeaten season over 100m by winning the Rieti meet on Sunday in a time of 9.83sec.

Bolt blasts officials for reducing Gay`s doping ban

Sprint super star Usain Bolt has criticised anti-doping officials for reducing Tyson Gay`s doping ban after he tested positive for an anabolic steroid last year.

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Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell has withdrawn from Saturday`s Diamond League meeting in Paris due to injury, event organisers announced Thursday.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

Campbell-Brown makes Diamond return after doping row

Veronica Campbell-Brown will take on world and Olympic 200m champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce in Shanghai Sunday as she returns to the Diamond League circuit after her doping controversy.

Scottish swimmer Michael Jamieson slams `lenient treatment` of Tyson Gay despite failed drug test

Scottish swimming star Michael Jamieson has said that American sprinter Tyson Gay has received a light punishment over his failed drug test.

Some facts about drug over which Powell banned

Oxilofrine, found in the dietary supplement of former world record holder in the 100 m Asafa Powell, is a stimulant drug banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency.

Asafa Powell fails drug test, banned for 18 months

Jamaica’s former world 100m record holder Asafa Powell has been slapped an 18-month ban for failing a dope test.

Jamaican sprinter Powell banned for 18 months

Former 100 metres world record holder Asafa Powell was banned for 18 months by a Jamaican anti-doping disciplinary panel on Thursday after he tested positive for a banned substance last year.

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.

Carter into 60m semis with Bracy and Chambers

Jamaican Nesta Carter, the fifth fastest man of all time over 100m, safely negotiated his 60m round one heat at the World Indoor Championships on Friday.

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`s speed not improved by banned substance: Witness

The banned stimulant oxilofrine would not have given sprinter Asafa Powell an advantage in competition, a toxicology expert told a Jamaica Anti-Doping disciplinary hearing on Wednesday.

Asafa Powell tells panel he `forgot` supplement names

Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell, who tested positive for a banned substance last year, told a disciplinary panel on Tuesday he did not list the supplements he was taking because he could not remember their names.