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Jamaican sprinter's life ban upheld

Updated: March 4, 2013, 1:26 PM ET
Associated Press

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- Sport's highest appeals court has upheld the lifetime doping ban for Jamaican sprinter and former world relay champion Steve Mullings.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it dismissed the 30-year-old runner's appeal of the ban imposed by the Jamaican Anti-Doping Commission in November 2011 after his second drug offense.

Mullings tested positive for furosemide, a banned diuretic and masking agent, at the national trials leading to the 2011 world championships. ...

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