The new president of the World Anti-Doping Agency had a simple-sounding new year resolution: “I just want to make sport cleaner.” Sir Craig Reedie knows he will never eradicate doping. Just a month into his new role, he says: “People still cheat and that is regrettable.”
Another day, another embarrassing anecdote about Toronto’s illustrious mayor Rob Ford
Toronto’s illustrious mayor was captured on camera putting on a bizarre patois monologue for customers at the eatery in the Canadian city
It’s the story that spawned a Disney movie and, 26 years after Jamaica’s bobsleigh team appeared for the first time at the Calgary Olympics, we may finally be set for a sequel.
Christian Concern founder Andrea Minichiello Williams angers gay rights campaigner after speech in Jamaica
Move comes as former senior Jamaican official claimed only one drug test was carried out on Jamaican athletes in months before London 2012
Jamaican sprinters Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce were crowned male and female World Athletes of the Year for 2013 by the sport's governing body, the International Association of Athletics Federations, at a ceremony in Monaco last night.
Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson are among the high profile athletes to test positive recently
Jamaican sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown has been cleared to return to competition after being given a warning for the doping test she failed earlier this year.
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Fifa has suspended Jamaican player Jermaine Hue for nine months after he tested positive for a banned substance at a World Cup qualifying match while team doctor Carlton Fraser has been banned from football for four years for administering the drug dexamethasone.
Asafa Powell and four other Jamaican athletes who failed drugs tests earlier this year have each returned adverse analytical findings in their B samples, the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission revealed last night.
I feel something of a sham writing a piece on "My Edinburgh" this year. I am "doing" Edinburgh, a bit like Prince Harry "did" Glastonbury. I spent the first three quarters of the fest doing my fair share of sweating – mainly from the searing heat of the Caribbean, blogging for the Jamaica Tourist Board (those blogs don't write themselves) while my comic peers risked trenchfoot and mouldy lungs in the squalid basements of dampridden Scottish boozers. And now I rock up for the final week, rolling out my new show with the type of positive energy one feels after a vigorous massage.
Bolt and Fraser Pryce had also each won the 100m and 200m individual races
Jamaican secures his seventh world gold by defending 200m title with ease, while Briton Gemili narrowly misses out on medal
Conrad Williams, Michael Bingham, Jamie Bowie and Martyn Rooney finished second in the semi-final