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POSITIVE: Five athletes 'B' sample confirm Prohibited Substances - JADCO

Published: Friday September 6, 2013 | 9:44 am Comments 0
Sherone Simpson (left) and Asafa Powell – AP
Sherone Simpson (left) and Asafa Powell – AP

The Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) says it has received lab results confirming the Prohibited Substances which were identified in the 'A' Sample analyses for the five athletes who were tested at the National Junior and Senior Championships in June.

The five includes Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson.

JADCo says the five athletes have been notified and have acknowledged receipt of the their Notification Letters of an Adverse Analytical Finding for a 'B' sample.

The Commission says the findings have been referred to the independent Jamaica Anti-doping Disciplinary Panel for their consideration and the Establishment of the Hearing panels.

JADCO says it continues its rigorous Anti-Doping Programme and has conducted 16 Out of Competition tests in July 2013.

It adds that from January-July 2013, JADCO planned to conduct 260 tests – 153 In-Competition and 107 Out-of-Competition and has actually conducted 262 tests – 164 In-Competition and 98 Out-of-Competition.

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