Drugs

US 60m Champion Tests Positive For Marijuana

Trell Kimmons added to US roster for Doha. The USA Track and Field Association has announced the disqualification of, now former, US 60m champion Ivory Williams from the US Indoor Track and Field Championships. Williams tested positive for marijuana after his win in Albuquerque last weekend. Replacing Williams on the US roster for the world […]

1500m Gold Medalist Offically Stripped Of Title

International Olympic Committee took fifteen months to make final decision. The 2008 Olympic 1500m gold medalist, Rashid Ramzi of Bahrain, has officially been stripped of his title by the International Olympic Committee. Following his victory in Beijing, the former Moroccan citizen tested positive for a drug called CERA. The drug is a high powered blood […]

First Positive Drug Test At World Championships Comes From Morocco

Steeplechase finalist Jamel Chatbi withdrew before today’s final. And the first positive drug test goes to … the lucky Jamel Chatbi, a steeplechaser from the nation of Morocco! Seriously though, it had been a clean championship before the positive test by the Morcoccan would-be steeplchase finalist. Chatbi withdrew from the final immediately after the positive […]

Five Jamaican Athletes Cleared Of Doping Charges

After initial tests came back positive, all five athletes are cleared to run at world championships next week. All five Jamaican sprinters that were told they tested positive for a banned substance during the Jamaican championships, have been cleared by the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission. The JADC says that they are unable to prove any violations […]

Jamaican’s Testing Positive For Banned Substances Named

No need to fear, yet, superstar 100m world record holder still clean. Jamaican sprinters Allodin Fothergill, Lansford Spence and Sheri-Ann Brooks have all confirmed they are among the athletes who tested positive for banned substance methylxanthine at recent competition. Usain Bolt’s training partner Yohan Blake has also been named to the list, although his camp […]

Jamaicans Test Positive For Banned Substances

Five Jamaican sprinters have positive drug tests. Five sprinters, four male and one female, have tested positive for a banned substance. Although the names have not been announced, all five athletes are on the 2009 Jamaican world championship team. the Jamaican Anti-Doping Commission (JADC) have not confirmed the reports, although they said they are going […]

Usain Bolt And Lance Armstrong: Two Sports, Same Controversy

Success in sport today seems to lead to only one conclusion, drugs. Ross Tucker of The Science of Sport website took a look at Bolt’s 19.59 effort in Lousanne over 200m, and how truly spectacular it was. According to Tucker, if you were to take his margin of victory of .82 seconds over 400m Olympic gold medalist […]