Asafa Powell coach says sprinter responsible for failing drug test

Asafa Powell coach says sprinter responsible for failing drug test

ROME (Sporting Alert) — Stephen Francis, the coach of Jamaicans Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson, who recently tested positive for a banned substance, says being naive was the main reason why his sprinters failed drug tests. Powell and Simpson were both tested positive for the stimulant oxilofrine at the Jamaican championships last month and Canadian…

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It’s all Paul Doyle’s fault: Asafa Powell coach blames agent for failed drug test
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It’s all Paul Doyle’s fault: Asafa Powell coach blames agent for failed drug test

MIAMI, FL (Sporting Alert) — Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson coach Stephen Francis distanced himself from the failed drug tests of his star athletes and blamed their agent Paul Doyle for getting his pupils in trouble. Simpson and Powell were among five reported Jamaican athletes who tested positive for banned substances at the Jamaica Championships…

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Report: Asafa Powell’s Physical Trainer Arrested Over Banned Substance

KINGSTON (Sporting Alert) — A physical trainer, who had been living and working with Asafa Powell, has been detained by police in Italy, the Jamaica Gleaner is reporting on Sunday. The former 100m world record holder, on Sunday was greeted with the news that he failed a drug test at the Jamaica Championships last month,…

Asafa Powell gives statement on positive drug test

KINGSON (Sporting Alert) — The following statement comes from Asafa Powell after the Jamaican former World record holder was in formed of a positive drug test at the Jamaica National Championships last month. Powell, the third fastest man on the all-time list of sprinters over 100 metres, says he never wilfully took any performance enhancing…

Colin Jackson: Powell, Gay fail drug tests “leaves a big void in our sport”
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Colin Jackson: Powell, Gay fail drug tests “leaves a big void in our sport”

KINGSTON, Jamaica (Sporting Alert) — The failed drug tests by two of the world’s leading sprinters, Asafa Powell and Tyson Gay, has left a massive void in track and field, former world 110m hurdles record holder Colin Jackson said on Sunday. Jamaican Powell and American Gay, are amongst the top five fastest sprinters over the…

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