This is an update of the 100-metre story from last month.
I was mentioning how a Jamaican had recently been
Well, it looks like the Jamaicans in charge of
periodic piss-take testing have been delaying their
work. It's beginning to look like the superficial
laziness of Jamaicans is truly just a cover up
for sporting malfeasance.
Could this be a cover-up for doping? It's looking
increasingly like it is.
Will Jamaican athletes be singing for redemption?
read 'em: Daily Telegraph Oz
Jamaica facing Olympic ban as WADA vows to take action over drug tests
October 22, 2013 5:43PM
Jamaica's Usain Bolt celebrates after winning the 100 metres final at the 2013 IAAF World Championships. Source: AFP
THE World Anti-Doping Agency has revealed that Jamaica could face an Olympic ban if the country is found to be non-compliant of its drug testing obligations.
WADA president John Fahey was scathing in his criticism of the island Caribbean nation after attempts to defer an audit into its anti-doping program, saying the situation is "farcical".
"The current position is unacceptable to WADA and we’re not going to take it lying down, their suggestion that they’ll talk to us next year." Fahey told London’s Daily Telegraph.
"To suggest to WADA they’re not ready to meet with us to talk about their problem until sometime next year is unsatisfactory. It’s totally unacceptable to me and we shall act appropriately within an appropriate time frame."
Jamaica’s prime minister had invited WADA to investigate allegations that no drug tests had been performed by the Jamaican Anti-Doping Commission in the lead-up to last year’s Olympics in London.
Furious with JADCO and its attempts to defer any investigations, Fahey promised an "appropriate" response from WADA.