Unnamed Jamaican sprinter fails drug test

Last updated 08:48 16/06/2013

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The head of Jamaican athletics says one of the sprinting powerhouse's athletes has failed a doping test and they are awaiting the result of the backup sample.

Warren Blake, president of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association, said he wouldn't disclose a name until the B sample result was known.

Blake said he expects the association to provide more information in a few days.

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