Steve Mullings tests positive

Published by David Pickett
Aug 11th 2011, 10:22am | 2721 views
Steve Mullings Tests Positive
Published: Thursday | August 11, 20110 

Steve Mullings
Leighton Levy, Gleaner Writer

The future of Jamaican sprinter Steve Mullings now hangs in the balance after revelations that he tested positive for a masking agent, two weeks before the start of the IAAF World Championships in Athletics in Daegu, South Korea. Mullings now faces a minimum ban of four years and could be removed from the sport for life.

It is understood that the results of a test carried out by the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission during the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA)/Supreme Ventures National Senior Championships, held between June 23 and 26 this year, showed the presence of the substance, which is meant to conceal the existence of banned substances or illegal drugs, such as anabolic steroids or stimulants.

Several efforts to contact the sprinter and his agent John Regis proved futile.


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