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Daniel Bailey to sue Swedish paper cver failed drug test

Antiguan sprinter Daniel Bailey, the training partner of Jamaican Usain Bolt, has started legal proceedings against Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet which erroneously published an articles claiming he failed a drug test during this summer’s World Championships in Berlin, Germany.

Bailey’s manager Cubie Seegobin confirmed the defamation case had been filed with the Swedish Press Council on Wednesday, November 18.

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“Yes, I can confirm that we have started a legal complaint against the Swedish newspaper,” Seegobin told the Observer when contacted yesterday.

“This is the first step in what we foresee as a detailed litigation against the newspaper that erroneously issued the two articles saying that Mr Bailey had tested positive in the 100 metre final at the World Championships in Berlin” he added, while declining to disclose the name of the Swedish law firm representing Bailey.

“At this time we’re not prepared to divulge that, but we can say it is one of the largest legal firms within Sweden.”…..

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