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.

Fraser-Pryce continues to struggle as Gatlin lights up Monaco

World and Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce finished down the field again but it was American Justin Gatlin who grabbed the headlines with a world-leading run in the men’s 200 metres at the Monaco Diamond League here.

Campbell-Brown pulls out of Lausanne meet with injury

A sore hamstring has forced sprint star Veronica Campbell-Brown out of the Athletissima Lausanne Diamond League.

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.

JADCO admit to errors in Campbell-Brown case

The Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) has admitted to procedural breaches during its collecting of a sample from two-time 200 metres Olympic champion Veronica Campbell-Brown in 2013.

Jamaica changes encourage WADA chief

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) chief executive David Howman said Wednesday that Jamaica`s testing system was now "back in place" following the controversial case of Veronica Campbell-Brown.

Fraser-Pryce adds Indoors to world, Olympic gold

Reigning World and Olympic 100 metres champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica has won her first World Indoor medal when she ran a world leading time of 6.98 seconds to capture the gold in the women`s 60 metres final.

I`m redeemed, says Jamaican sprinter Campbell-Brown

Celebrated Jamaican sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown has claimed redemption after she was cleared to resume her track and field career following a ruling that she had not used the banned substance last year for performance enhancement.

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

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.

Sprinter Campbell-Brown may get away lightly

Jamaican sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown, who tested positive for a banned substance in May, is unlikely to receive the standard two-year ban.

Campbell Brown`s doping case is a `minor` offence says IAAF

The world`s governing body for athletics says the doping case involving Jamaican sprint star Veronica Campbell-Brown appears to be a minor offence.

Veronica Campbell-Brown denies knowingly taking drug

Olympic and World Champion Veronica Campbell-Brown has denied knowingly taking a banned substance Lasix, which also goes by the name Furosemide.

Usain Bolt`s Jamaican teammate facing ban after failed dope test

In a major drug scandal, a female teammate of Jamaican sprinting star Usain Bolt is reportedly facing a ban from the sport after a failed dope test.

Olympic athletics: Allyson Felix wins 200m gold

America`s Allyson Felix won Olympic gold in the 200 metres sprint Wednesday.

Olympics: Stewart quietly confident despite setbacks

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.

Jamaica celebrates sprint double in New York

Asafa Powell and Veronica Campbell-Brown completed a Jamaican sprint double at the US Open indoor meet at Madison Square Garden on Saturday.

Blake pips Usain Bolt for Jamaica`s top athlete award

World champions Veronica Campbell-Brown and Yohan Blake were formally recognised as the toast of Jamaican track & field this year.

Powell and Campbell-Brown win Jamaican 100 metres

Former world record holder Asafa Powell edged out Usain Bolt`s training partner Yohan Blake to win the Jamaican 100 metres world championship trials on Friday.

Powell and Campbell-Brown win Jamaican 100 metres

Former world record holder Asafa Powell edged out Usain Bolt`s training partner Yohan Blake to win the Jamaican 100 metres world championship trials on Friday.

Healthy Campbell-Brown ready to chase sprint double

Veronica Campbell-Brown has put the injuries behind her and feels ready to claim a world championships sprint double, the two times Olympic 200 metres gold medallist said on Friday.