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Trainer says he is "scapegoat" for Powell, Simpson

Updated: July 17, 2013, 12:37 AM ET
Associated Press

The trainer for Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson says the Jamaican sprinters are "clearly looking for a scapegoat" by blaming him for their positive doping tests.

Chris Xuereb released a statement on Tuesday night saying he has done nothing wrong since the Jamaicans hired him in May to provide massage therapy and nutritional help.

Powell, the former 100-meter record holder, and Simpson, a three-time Olympic medalist, tested positive for the stimulant oxilofrine at the Jamaican championships ...

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