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Athletics: JADCO admit to errors in Campbell-Brown case

The Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) has admitted to procedural breaches during its collecting of a sample from two-time 200 metres Olympic champion Veronica Campbell-Brown in 2013. The 31-year-old Jamaican athletics great's sample taken at last May's Jamaica Invitational Meet in Kingston, tested positive for a diuretic HCT and resulted in her being handed a two-year ban by the IAAF, which was overturned in February by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

Athletics: IAAF wishes Campbell-Brown all success after doping case

Athletics' ruling global body, the IAAF, on Thursday wished Veronica Campbell-Brown "much success", just days after the Jamaican sprinter was cleared of doping. Campbell-Brown, a two-time Olympic 200m champion, has not competed since testing positive for a banned diuretic, hydrochlorothiazide, last May. But the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruled last month that it had upheld the Jamaican's appeal, and she was cleared to compete at the World Indoor Championships in Sopot which kick off on Friday.

Campbell-Brown gets off with warning for positive test

Jamaican sprint star Veronica Campbell-Brown, who tested positive for a banned substance earlier this year, has been cleared to compete again, according to newspaper reports. Campbell-Brown, a double Olympic 200m champion, got a public warning from a disciplinary panel but no more, Jamaican newspaper The Gleaner reported. She tested positive for Lasix, a diuretic considered a tool for hiding use of performance enhancing drugs, on May 4 at a meeting in Jamaica. The panel ruled that she did not in fact use Lasix to boost her performance, the newspaper reported.

Campbell-Brown suspended by Jamaican federation

By Kayon Raynor KINGSTON (Reuters) - Jamaica's twice Olympic 200 meters champion Veronica Campbell-Brown was suspended by her national federation on Tuesday following a positive test for a banned diuretic at a meeting last month. "The Jamaican Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) can now confirm that a case concerning Mrs Veronica Campbell-Brown is currently ongoing," the Jamaican governing body said in a statement.

Campbell-Brown 'is not a cheat': manager

(Reuters) - Embattled Jamaican sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown's manager emphatically denied on Tuesday that the twice Olympic 200 meters gold medalist was a drugs cheat. "That she should now be accused of infringing on anti-doping rules is a shock to her," Claude Bryan said in a statement after the Jamaican Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) provisionally suspended the world champion following a positive test for a banned diuretic at a meeting last month.

Athletics: Campbell-Brown apologises for doping mess

Jamaican sprint star Veronica Campbell-Brown, embroiled in a doping scandal that rocked her homeland, issued an apology Tuesday but also said she was shocked to have tested positive. Three days after Jamaica's Gleaner newspaper and Television Jamaica said Campbell-Brown had tested positive for the banned diuretic lasix, Jamaican track officials confirmed she had accepted a ban while a probe is conducted.

Athletics: Officials confirm Campbell-Brown doping probe

Jamaican sprint star Veronica Campbell-Brown, embroiled in a doping scandal that has rocked her homeland, has accepted a provisional suspension while her case is being investigated. Jamaican Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) president Warren Blake said on Tuesday that a disciplinary panel is being assembled to hear the case of the two-time Olympic 200-meter champion.
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