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Athletics-Jamaica’s Carter tests positive, faces disciplinary hearing


KINGSTON, Jamaica (Reuters) – Jamaica’s Olympic and world championship medallist Nesta Carter, whose positive doping test caused Usain Bolt to be stripped of his Beijing 2008 Olympic 4×100 metres relay gold, has tested positive again and faces an anti-doping hearing next week.

Confirmation of the now-retired Carter’s positive test came from the Chairman of the Jamaica Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel and the sprinter’s lawyer Stuart Stimpson.

“We have a matter with Nesta Carter … We do have a disciplinary hearing that was referred to me by JADCO (Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission),” Kent Gammon told Reuters by telephone on Tuesday.

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