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Usain Bolt has revealed he has told Asafa Powell to "stay strong" during a brief BlackBerry message exchange since Powell tested positive for a banned substance.
Speaking in London where he competes on Friday, the Jamaican sprinter said Asafa Powell and Tyson Gay's positive drug tests were "surprising", but insisted he was clean and continuing to work hard for the "proud" people of Jamaica.
Multiple Olympic champion Usain Bolt has revealed that he just focuses and concentrates on himself on the track and does not think about other athletes.
Bolt admitted that the arrests of Jamaican athletes would set the country back a bit, but insisted that he is continuing to work hard for the "proud" people of Jamaica.
Usain Bolt has declared himself clean, insisting that he has a proven track record since he was 15.
He revealed he was tested for drugs two days ago.
Olympic champion Usain Bolt has described Asafa Powell and Tyson Gay's positive drug tests as "surprising" and said he is waiting to see what happens.
The sprinter said that "athletes have to be careful and know what's on the banned [food supplements] list", adding that he just follows the rules.
Former London 2012 chairman Lord Coe has called for anti-doping authorities to "get tough" with coaches, agents and physios in order to combat doping.
The positive drug tests of sprinters Asafa Powell and Tyson Gay earlier this month has led to athletics being engulfed in another doping scandal.
Speaking to The Times ahead of the Anniversary Games, Lord Coe said authorities needed to "get tough" with other key players in athletics:
“This is not just an athlete issue. Let’s get tough with physios and coaches and managers and agents.
“They are all part of this landscape. This is not something where we should be focusing entirely on the athlete, important as they are and responsible for everything they consume or ingest.”