Olympic and World Champion Veronica Campbell-Brown has denied knowingly taking a banned substance Lasix, which also goes by the name Furosemide. Brown's first public reaction came in the form of a statement released by her On Track Management (OTM) group following reports that she has tested positive for the banned drug. The OTM statement says Brown is determined to clear her name and included ...
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JAMAICA, sunlit home of the world's finest sprinters, was cast into shadow on Tuesday after confirmation that the Caribbean island's most successful female sprinter has failed a drugs test. Twice Olympic 200 metres champion Veronica Campbell-Brown, the first Jamaican to win a global 100 metres title, was provisionally suspended by the national federation after a positive test for a ...
Bill Frakes/SI KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) -- Olympic Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake has withdrawn from the island's national championships this week because of a hamstring injury. Agent Cubie Seegobin says Blake has not recovered from the injury. He says Blake is "steadily improving" but he's "not at the level for a national championship." Blake ...
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Monte Carlo, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) today confirmed the doping case of the Jamaican Veronica Campbell-Brown, but described it as a lesser offense. We confirm that there is a case, but according to the evidence so far seems to be a minimal violation of our rules, said IAAF spokesman Nick Davies to the German press. The official noted ...
LONDON (AP) -- The IAAF says the doping case involving Jamaican sprint star Veronica Campbell-Brown appears to involve a ''lesser'' offense. The three-time Olympic gold medalist was suspended by Jamaica's national federation on Tuesday pending an investigation into a positive drug test. Jamaican officials said Campbell-Brown tested positive for a banned diuretic at a ...
KINGSTON, Jamaica - Olympic Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake has withdrawn from the island's national championships this week because of a hamstring injury.Agent Cubie Seegobin says Blake has not recovered from the injury. He says Blake is "steadily improving" but he's "not at the level for a national championship."Blake won the 100 meters at the 2011 World ...
Veronica Campbell-Brown. (Getty Images) One of the world's most decorated sprinters has been suspended by her home nation's athletics association over concerns about possible doping. Veronica Campbell-Brown, a two-time Olympic champion, has been provisionally suspended as a result of an ongoing case against her, according to the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association. ...
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Olympic and World Champion Veronica Campbell-Brown has denied knowingly taking a banned substance Lasix, which also goes by the name Furosemide.
Brown's first public reaction came in the form of a statement released by her On Track Management (OTM) group following reports that she has tested positive for the banned drug.
The OTM statement says Brown is determined to clear her name and included a public apology to her family, supporters and sponsors for "any embarrassment".
"Her faith which rests not in device or creed will see her through this dark period," said the OTM Tuesday.
"Due to her determination to vigorously pursue the clearing of her name, she will desist from being vocal, suffice it to say, while not accepting guilt of willfully taking a banned substance, she wholeheartedly apologises to her family, Jamaica, her sponsors, the governing body, the world athletics family, her supporters, as well as those she worked with in various non-athletic causes for any embarrassment and or hurt this devastating news has caused."
OTM's release follows a statement from the Jamaica Athletics Administration Association (JAAA) Tuesday afternoon confirming that the Jamaican sprinter was suspended from competition pending the findings of a disciplinary panel that will hear her case." ...
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