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2006-08-25 17:37:56

By Gene Cherry RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) - Olympic sprint champion Justin Gatlin said on Friday he expected to be cleared of doping charges brought against him by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). The American, in a statement released by his New York publicist, also said he expected to compete again. "I have put my faith in a system that I believe will clear my name and that I believe will allow me to compete again," the Olympic and world champion and joint 100 metres...

2006-08-25 13:45:04

By Gene Cherry RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) - Olympic sprint champion Justin Gatlin said on Friday he expected to be cleared of doping charges brought against him by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). The American, in a statement released by his New York publicist, also said he expected to compete again. "I have put my faith in a system that I believe will clear my name and that I believe will allow me to compete again," the Olympic and world champion and joint 100 meters...

2006-08-24 16:45:36

By Gene Cherry RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) - American sprinter LaTasha Jenkins has failed a drugs test, the Chicago Tribune reported on its Web site on Thursday. Her "A" sample from an in-competition test in late July was found to contain traces of the anabolic steroid nandrolone, the newspaper said quoting unnamed sources. Jenkins, the 2001 world indoor silver medallist at 200 metres, could not be reached for comment but her coach Trevor Graham denied the Tribune report....

2006-08-23 23:43:08

LONDON (Reuters) - Sprinter Justin Gatlin must serve at least four years of his doping ban, an International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) spokesman has said. The American Olympic and world 100 meters champion was banned for up to eight years on Tuesday after agreeing that his positive drugs test constituted a doping violation. Gatlin also agreed to help fight drug abuse in the sport, and the actual length of his suspension will be decided by an arbitration panel....

2006-08-22 22:31:20

By Gene Cherry RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) - Olympic champion Justin Gatlin was banned for up to eight years after agreeing that his positive drugs test constituted a doping violation, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) said on Tuesday. The actual length of the ban, which came into effect on August15, will be determined by an arbitration panel. Gatlin, who has agreed to co-operate with USADA to eradicate drugs in sport, will lose the world 100 meters record of 9.77 seconds he...

2006-08-22 19:22:58

By Gene Cherry RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) - The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) said on Tuesday it would seek a maximum ban of eight years for Olympic champion Justin Gatlin after he agreed his positive drugs test was a doping violation. Gatlin, who agreed to co-operate with USADA to eradicate drug use, will lose the world 100 metres record of 9.77 seconds he shares with Jamaican Asafa Powell unless the proposed ban is overturned in an arbitration hearing, USADA said. Gatlin...

2006-08-22 17:30:16

By Gene Cherry RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) - U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) said on Tuesday it would seek a maximum ban of eight years for Olympic champion Justin Gatlin after the sprinter agreed he had committed a doping offence. Unless the ban is overturned in arbitration, Gatlin will lose the 100 metres world record of 9.77 seconds he jointly holds with Jamaican Asafa Powell. Gatlin also has promised to cooperate with USADA in its effort to eradicate the use of drugs in...

2006-08-22 17:06:02

By Gene Cherry RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) - U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) said on Tuesday it would seek a maximum ban of eight years for Olympic champion Justin Gatlin after the sprinter agreed he had committed a doping offence. Unless the ban is overturned in arbitration, Gatlin will lose the 100 metres world record of 9.77 seconds he jointly holds with Jamaican Asafa Powell. Gatlin also has promised to cooperate with USADA in its effort to eradicate the use of drugs in...


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