Traves Smikle in doping probe

Updated: July 19, 2013, 10:49 AM ET
Associated Press

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Olympic discus thrower Traves Smikle is the latest Jamaican athlete to confirm he is being investigated for doping.

Smikle said in a statement late Thursday that his urine sample at the Jamaican trials last month revealed an adverse analytical finding. He says he did not knowingly or willfully take any banned substance and has requested an analysis of the "B" sample.

Smikle says: "I am very saddened and surprised by these findings, as I have never attempted ...

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