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Jamaican Athletes fail drugs test

A Jamaican official says five athletes on the island’s national track team have tested positive for banned substances. Herb Elliot of Jamaica’s Anti-Doping Commission said the four men and one woman have been informed of the results and will have an opportunity to contest them at a hearing. He did not name the athletes or […]

Chinese Premier Meets Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit

Source: www.chinaview.cn | Editor: Lin Liyu | Aug 24 2008 Wen said the Olympic Games is a grand gathering of the international community, and every country is a member of the big community and should be equally treated no matter it is big or small, rich or poor, strong or weak. Wen said the bilateral […]

Lloyd To Pull Out of 400m Event in Beijing

ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) – Chris Lloyd, one of two athletes representing the country at the Olympic Games in Beijing, has opted to pull out of the 400 metres and will now concentrate on competing solely in the 200 metres sprint. The 27-year-old Lloyd, was originally scheduled to compete in both the 200 and 400 metres. […]

Dominica’s Participation at Beijing 2008 Olympic Games

Below is the official press release of the Dominica Olympic Committee for the Beijing 2008 Olympics. Rosanne Pringle President, Hubert “Mickey” Joseph Chef de Mission, Lesley Ann Green Secretary General, Attainea Toulon Olympic Youth Camper,and William Moise Olympic Youth Camper. Coach Jerome Romain Athletes: Chris Lloyd Athlete 400m & 200m Erison Hurtault Athlete 400m Chris […]

Dominican Chris Lloyd is Determined to Capture an Olympic Medal

AP Photo by Ricardo Mazalan From Antiguasun.com Thursday August 07 2008 ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) – United States-based Dominican sprinter Chris Lloyd said he is pleased with his build-up to the Beijing Olympics and is determined to medal at the prestigious games. Lloyd is one of two athletes who will represent the island at this summer’s […]

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