Jamaican athlete Steve Mullings was yesterday handed a lifetime ban from all sports by the three-member Jamaica Anti-Doping disciplinary panel, after he tested positive for the prohibited substance Furosemide during the National Track and Field Senior Trials in June.
The panel, consisting of chairman Lennox Gayle, former FIFA referee Peter Prendergast and Dr Japheth Ford, unanimously decided that the beleaguered 28-year-old be given a career-ending sanction.
"It is our unanimous decision that he be ineligible from sports for life," Gayle declared after a ten-minute break in the session at the Jamaica Conference Centre.
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Jamaica sprinter Steve Mullings banned for life
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He failed a drug test, got a ban, came back and failed another drug test...ban him for life, yes!
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