Kaliese Spencer vows to clear her name of doping violation

first_imgJamaica’s 2014 Commonwealth Games 400-metres hurdles champion, Kaliese Spencer, has vowed to clear her name after reports emerged that she committed an anti-doping violation.A livid Spencer has sworn to take legal action to remove the stain from her name.The Jamaica Athletic Administrative Authority (JAAA) has reported that they were notified by the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) that Spencer and quarter-miler Riker Hylton had been in breach of article 2.3 of the Jamaica Anti-Doping rules which speaks to “Evading, refusing or failing to submit to sample collection.”Kaliese Spencer…vows to clear her name of anti-doping violationThey are to appear before an independent anti-doping disciplinary panel for a hearing.Spencer has since issued a statement refuting the allegation.“The management team of Ms. Kaliese Spencer wishes to inform the public that recently Miss Spencer was notified by JADCO of an alleged violation of JADCO’s anti-doping rules. Ms. Spencer categorically refutes any assertion that she has refused or evaded a drug test,” the statement said. “This allegation is simply false, as Ms Spencer has always made herself available to be tested by JADCO. Ms. Spencer’s management and legal teams view this alleged violation as entirely baseless and intends to pursue all legal channels necessary to protect her good name and her reputation as a true ambassador of Jamaica,” the statement also said.last_img