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Former record holder Powell tests positive - agent
July 14, 2013 / 6:28 PM / 4 years ago

Former record holder Powell tests positive - agent

REUTERS - Jamaica’s former world 100 metres record holder Asafa Powell tested positive for a stimulant at last month’s national championships, his agent told Reuters on Sunday.

Jamaica's Asafa Powell looks at the scoreboard after running in the men's 100m final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 5, 2012. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/Files

“We are working with WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) now on how it got in his system,” Paul Doyle said by telephone.

Reporting by Gene Cherry in Raleigh, North Carolina; Editing by John Mehaffey

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