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Agency: B samples positive

Updated: September 6, 2013, 1:31 PM ET
Associated Press

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Backup doping tests have come back positive for former 100-meter world record-holder Asafa Powell, teammate Sherone Simpson and three other island athletes.

The Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission said the athletes' second samples were tested at a Montreal lab accredited by the World Anti-Doping Agency. It says all five athletes have been notified and the findings will be passed on to the Jamaican Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel so hearings can be scheduled.

Paul Doyle, ...

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