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Former Jamaican Prime Minister To Represent Athlete At Dope Hearing

News BriefFormer Jamaican Prime Minister P. J. Patterson To Represent Veronica Campbell-Brown At Dope Hearing

P. J. Patterson, former Jamaican Prime Minister has decided to come out of retirement to represent ace Jamaican sprinter and Olympic gold medalist Veronica Campbell-Brown in a dope hearing case.

Campbell-Brown was tested positive for a banned substance at the IAAF World Challenge meeting held at the National Stadium in May.

64-Year-Old Diana Nyad Swims From Cuba To Florida

United States endurance swimmer Diana Nyad has become the first person ever to swim from Cuba to Florida without the help of a shark cage.

After about 53 hours of arduous swimming, Nyad reached shore at a Key West beach, in Florida, amidst a crowd of cheering supporters.

The crossing of the of the 110-mile (177 km) wide Florida Straits left Nyad dazed, sunburned and fatigued.

This was her fifth attempt in a lifelong dream which she has now finally realized.