KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Manning Cup champions Jamaica College (JC) are also the 2013 Olivier Shield champions, the pinnacle of local schoolboy football, defeating St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) 2-0 at the National Stadium Saturday afternoon, and 5-0 on aggregate.
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MONTEGO BAY, St James — The hearing into the positive drug test returned by multiple Olympic and World Championships gold medallist Veronica Campbell Brown is expected to get under way this morning at the Jamaica Conference Centre.
Campbell Brown, who returned the adverse analytical finding at the IAAF World Challenge
meeting held at the National Stadium in May, is expected to show up in person for the hearing in front of the three-member panel assembled by the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA).
It is understood that the panel will comprise former chief justice Lensley Wolfe, Major General John Simmonds, the former chief of staff of the Jamaica Defence Force, and Dr Aggrey Irons.
The 31-year-old Campbell Brown had earned a bye in the 200m to this year's IAAF World Championships in Moscow, Russia, after winning the event at the previous staging two years ago in Daegu, South Korea but was suspended after accepting the finding of the B sample in June.
The athlete, who has won nine individual medals at the Olympic Games and World Championships, was one of several high-profile Jamaican athletes to test positive for a banned substance this year, as former World Record holder and World Championships bronze medallist Asafa Powell and Olympic Games silver medallist Sherone Simpson also tested positive for a stimulant at the JAAA National Senior Trials held in June.
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