KINGSTON (JAM): Jamaica has named a new board of directors of its Anti-doping commission writes trackalerts.com. Alexander Williams is the new chairman and he will have Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) boss Michael Fennell as his deputy. Dr Andrew Wheatley, Dr Marion Bullock-Ducasse, Joan Brown, Alveta Knight, Peter Chin, Professor Rainford Wilks, Aldrick McNab, Drum Drummond, and Dr Kanchana Bandana are the other members. The previous board was dissolved as it appeared the members found themselves in a potential conflict of interest and were forced to resign by the Jamaican Minister of Sports, the new board will serve a three year term starting from October 4th.
NEW DELHI (IND): Ken Nakamura provides some stats from first day of athletics at Commonwealth Games. Moses Kipsiro won the first medal for Uganda at 5000m in CWG and his 13:31.25 is the fastest 5000 m in India, replacing 13:37.07 by Bamber Kosgei in Pune on 13 Sept 1994. The 20.01 by Dylan Armstrong is the longest throw in the qualifying round of CWG in shot put, replacing 19.64 by Scott Martin in Melbourne 2006.
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