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Jamaica thrower tests positive

Updated: July 15, 2013, 9:20 PM ET
Associated Press

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Jamaican discus thrower Allison Randall has acknowledged that she is one of five Jamaican athletes who tested positive for a banned substance at the national championships last month.

Randall holds the island's record for discus and competed at the London Olympics. Her statement says she was "shocked and surprised" at the findings. She hopes her backup sample will clear her name.

Two of Jamaica's marquee sprinters, Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson, tested positive ...

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