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Powell among MVP athletes not in Jamaica's camp again

Former World record holder Asafa Powell is among three MVP Track Club athletes who have failed to arrive for Jamaica’s mandatory pre-World Championships camp in Nuremberg, Germany, which started on Thursday, reigniting the controversy which rocked last year’s Jamaica Amateur Athletics Association (JAAA)-organised pre-Olympic camp in Tianjin, China.

Paul Doyle, the agent Powell, Olympic 400m silver medallist Shericka Williams, and two-time world 100m hurdle medallist Brigitte Foster-Hylton, yesterday confirmed that his clients would not be attending the six-day camp.

"Well, they’re training in Italy and receiving treatment from the clinic there and getting their training in (done) there and there’s no reason for them to go to the camp early, and to be honest, JAAAs has never once sent a message to me that the camp was mandatory," said Doyle.

"Only the media has been telling me that it’s mandatory," he added.

Michael Frater, the 2005 world 100m silver medallist, would be arriving at the JAAA-run camp today, while it was unclear whether Olympic 100m and 400m hurdles champions Shelly-Ann Fraser and Melaine Walker would be attending the camp…..Read More


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