Jamaica's Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian loses appeal for entry into two-woman bobsled at Beijing Olympics

BEIJING -- A former U.S. bobsledder's longshot bid to get a spot in the women's bobsled field for the Beijing Games has been denied.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled Monday that Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian of Jamaica should not be awarded a starting position in that event.

Fenlator-Victorian asked CAS to throw out some of the calculations used by the International Bobsled and Skeleton Federation to determine which nations qualified for the event and give Jamaica a spot that allocated to France.

Fenlator-Victorian is still scheduled to compete in the new monobob event. She raced for the U.S. at the 2014 Olympics and competed for Jamaica at the 2018 games.