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  • Asafa Powell & Sherone Simspon appeals partially upheld by CAS

    Jul 14, 2014

    Lausanne 14 July 2014– The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has upheld in part the appeals filed by the Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson against the decisions of the Jamaica Anti-doping disciplinary panel imposing a suspension of 18 months on both of them, starting on 21 June 2013. The CAS decided to reduce their period of ineligibility to 6 months, which has been already served. The athletes were already free to compete since 18 June 2014 after [...]

  • Asafa & Sherone complete CAS Hearing in New York

    Jul 9, 2014

    Kingston, Jamaica July 9, 2014 – Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson completed their appeal hearings yesterday, July 8th, 2014 in New York before The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). The appeal was filed was against the 18th month sanction issued by JADCO earlier this year on  April 10, 2014. Both athletes are more than satisfied with the process and patiently await the CAS panel’s decision. Meanwhile under the stay issued by CAS on June 18, 2014 both athletes are [...]

  • Akheem Gauntlett Takes 400m National Title

    Jun 30, 2014

    Akheem Gauntlett ran a personal best time of 45.00 seconds to capture the men’s 400m tile at the 2014 JAAA Senior Trials held at the National Stadium, in Kingston on Sunday. The 24-year old Akheem entered the race with a previously best time of 45.13 seconds finished ahead of Rusheen McDonald (45.25), Hugh Graham Jr. (45.43) and Edino Steele (45.46). This is the first national title for Akheem who earlier this year, was a member of the Jamaican indoor 4x400m [...]

  • 2014 IAAF World Relays – Start List_Live Streaming (Links)

    May 24, 2014

       LIVE STREAMING 2014 IAAF World Relay Live Streaming (May 24-25)…d833505517?mt=8…ion.livemanager   2014 IAAF WORLD RELAY START LIST  (Link)  

  • Michelle-Lee Ahye aims to run blistering times this year

    May 19, 2014

    ]Perhaps the next great female sprinter from the Caribbean is Trinidad and Tobago’s own Michelle-Lee Ahye. After capping a great indoor season at the world indoor championship where she ran a personal best time of 7.10 seconds in the 60m, the 22 year-old has now taken her exploits outdoors. This past weekend at the Ponce Grand Prix (Ponce IWC) in Puerto Rio, Michelle ran a personal best time of 11.04 seconds in the 100m to beat a very competitive field. [...]

  • Tyson Gay Accepts Sanction For Anti-Doping Rule Violation

    May 3, 2014

    Colorado Springs, Colo. (May 2, 2014) – USADA announced today that Tyson Gay of Winter Garden, Fla., an athlete in the sport of track & field, has tested positive for a prohibited substance and accepted a loss of results dating back to July 15, 2012 and a one-year suspension for his anti-doping rule violation. Gay, 31, tested positive for the presence of an exogenous androgenic anabolic steroid and/or its metabolites which was confirmed by CIR (GC/C/IRMS) analysis, as the result of two out-of-competition [...]

  • Rudisha, Fraser-Pryce set for adidas Grand Prix

    Apr 23, 2014

    NEW YORK CITY (April 23, 2014) – Three of the most dominant athletes in the sport are the latest superstars to join the lineup for the adidas Grand Prix, which this year marks its 10th year of bringing the world’s top athletes to Icahn Stadium, organizers announced today. David Rudisha, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, and Valerie Adams – who among them own five Olympic gold medals and 14 World Championships titles – will all be returning to the NYC event, set to [...]

  • Lennox Miller & the1964 Kingston College Team to be honoured at Penn Relays

    Apr 14, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA – The Penn Relay Carnival adds to the Wall of Fame begun in 1994 at the time of the 100th running. The Class of 2014, the 21st group of inductees, brings the number of individuals selected to 99, with 89 relay teams having been chosen. Four individuals and four relay teams were selected by a panel of Penn Relays experts. The sole restriction in the nomination process is that only retired athletes (or those now competing as masters) may [...]

  • Asafa Powell respond to 18-month banned

    Apr 10, 2014

    Thursday April 10, 2014 | Statement from Asafa Powell A short while ago, the independent disciplinary panel exploring the circumstances under which my samples tested positive for the stimulant oxilofrine handed down a sanction. I will confirm that the panel handed down an 18-month suspension. This ruling is not only unfair, it is patently unjust. Panels such as these, I understood, were assembled to allow athletes who, consciously or unconsciously come into conflict with the rules of sport, a chance [...]