Tyson Gay, Asafa Powell blame new members of entourages

While Gay would not reveal the new person in his inner circle, Powell and his agent have placed the spotlight on the former 100-meter world record-holder's new trainer, Christopher Xuereb of Canada. They are exchanging accusations, with Powell claiming he never tested positive until he started working with Xuereb, and Xuereb insisting he did nothing wrong.

updated: July 20, 2013 13:04 IST
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Asafa Powell and Tyson Gay painstakingly built their record-setting careers and untainted reputations by resisting shortcuts and exercising tight control over who gained entrance to their inner circles.

Then they turned 30 — and with age and injuries taking their toll, they made exceptions.

And now they're paying a price.

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