Jessica Hardy

Jessica Hardy withdraws from Olympic team

Jessica Hardy has withdrawn from the Beijing Olympics after testing positive for the stimulant clenbuterol at the U.S. swimming trials last month.
“As a result of Jessica Hardy’s withdrawal from the U.S. Olympic Team, USA Swimming will follow the published U.S. Olympic Team selection procedures,” said USA Swimming Executive Director Chuck Wielgus in a statement.
“According to [...]

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Jessica Harday has tested positive for the drug clenbuterol. She claims that she doesn’t even know what it is.
She still hopes to compete in Beijing Olympics in August.
“I’m innocent,” said Hardy, who spoke by telephone from California accompanied by her attorney, Howard Jacobs. “That’s all I can say to everybody. Whether or not people [...]

American swimmer Jessica Hardy has tested positive for a banned substance.
Hardy had qualified to swim in the 100m breaststroke, the 50m freestyle and the 4×100m freestyle relay in the Beijing Olympics.
A first time of fence usually carries a two year ban, but she can still make an appeal.
41-year-old Dara Torres will be the sole [...]

Jessica Hardy from the United States set a world record in the women’s 50-meter breaststroke at the short-course world championships.
Hardy wore won of the new high-tech LZR racer swimsuits from Speedo.
“I love wearing the new suit,” Hardy said. “I don’t know the politics behind it, but I feel comfortable and more confident in it. It’s [...]