André Russell

Cricketer André Russell appeals 1-year ban, hearing set for May 8

Kingston, Jamaica (McN) — The Anti-Doping Appeal Tribunal announced on Monday that an appeal hearing for Jamaican, West Indies cricketer André Russell who is banned for one year beginning January 2017, for breaching anti-doping regulations will take place on May 8, 2017.

The West Indies cricket player, André Russell, is appealing the decision on the ban set by the Independent Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel.

The Anti-Doping Appeal Tribunal state that a decision to hear the appeal was made after a case management hearing was heard.

The decision of the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) reportedly resulted from Russell missing three doping test in 12-months.

Russell also did not file his whereabouts, while missing at the time for his drug testing. Under World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) regulations, that is regarded as a failed test.


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