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  1. Pill popping! - Student athletes warned not to blindly take what their coaches giveRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | The Gleaner

    ... that professional athletes have also been found to make the grave error. Former 100-metre world record holder Asafa Powell, who, after his failed drugs test last year, testified that though he knew he was responsible for what he put into his body, ...

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  2. What Scotland could learn from Jamaica's schools athletics championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Sunday Herald

    ... assisted. Five of Jamaica's top athletes have tested positive, including the former 100m world record holder, Asafa Powell. To attribute Jamaica's success solely to doping is reductive in the extreme. Yes, some of the country's athletes have been ...

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  3. 'Budget cut won't affect doping tests in Jamaica'Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Newkerala.com

    ... to repair its drug testing programme since a number of its athletes including former world record holder Asafa Powell and Olympic gold medallist Sherone Simpson, tested positive for banned substances. "We are taking anti-doping very seriously in ...

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  4. Jamaica government cuts JADCO's budget by $14 millionRead the original story

    Friday Mar 6 | Newkerala.com

    ... has been attempting to repair its programme since a number of its athletes including former world record holder Asafa Powell and Olympic gold medallist Sherone Simpson tested positive for banned substances. Neita-Headley said that despite the budget ...

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  5. Hubert Lawrence: Diamond League dilemmaRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Gleaner

    ... fans more clashes between top rivals. It hasn't quite worked out. Since the League was formed in 2010, Bolt, Asafa Powell, Tyson Gay and, more recently, Yohan Blake have all had their fair share of injuries. Blake is out now, Gay and Powell have ...

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  6. Francis turned down BoltRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Gleaner

    ... a nice person, but coaching for me was never about having the fastest man or woman." The MVP guru conditioned Asafa Powell, who was arguably raw talent at Boys' Champs. He became a world record holder in the 100m from 2005-2008, with times of 9.77 ...

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  7. Another elite track meet lands in Portland this summer: Oregon track & field rundownRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    ... looks ahead to the USATF Indoor in this Q-and-A with Scott Bush. Doyle Management -- which represents sprinters Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson -- will sue the supplement company Epiphany D1 for allegedly not having an accurate list ingredients.

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  8. LIME signs Jaheel Hyde to attract youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | The Gleaner

    ... is involved in sports. Their most recent sporting brand ambassadors were former 100 metres World Record holder Asafa Powell and former World 100m champion Yohan Blake. Mr Redwood concluded that they worked with Jaheel Hyde on the Youth View Awards ...

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  9. WADA chief visits Jamaica to check anti-doping effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... JADCO following a string of high-profile positive drug tests including Olympic and world championship medalists Asafa Powell, Sherone Simpson and Veronica Campbell-Brown. Campbell-Brown, who tested positive for a banned diuretic in May 2013, had her ...

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  10. WADA chief heads to Jamaica to check on drug-testing programRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... before the 2012 London Olympics. Photo: Themba Hadebe, AP FILE - In this Aug. 4, 2012 file photo, Jamaica's Asafa Powell, competes in a men's 100-meter heat during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London. The ...

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  11. WADA chief heads to Jamaica to check on drug-testing...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... the 2012 London Olympics. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, FIle) FILE - In this Aug. 4, 2012 file photo, Jamaica's Asafa Powell, competes in a men's 100-meter heat during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London. The ...

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  12. Former 100m WR holder Powell pulls out in AthloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | RTE.ie

    Former 100 metre world record holder Asafa Powell pulled out of the Athlone IT Grand Prix tonight after suffering a groin injury during the warm-up. The Jamaican sprinter's expected appearance in Athlone had attracted some controversy as Powell only returned to the track last summer, having been banned for testing positive for the drug oxilofrine in 2013, after his 18-month suspension was lifted on in July 2014.

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  13. Jamaica's Powell settles for second in BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | The China Post

    Former 100-meter world record-holder Asafa Powell of Jamaica settled for second place behind American Trell Kimmons in the 60 meters at Saturday's Boston Indoor Grand Prix athletics meet. Kimmons, the second-slowest qualifier for the final, surged from the start and outleaned his rivals at the finish line to win in 6.51 seconds with Powell, a world and Olympic 4x100 relay champion, second in 6.52, and American Michael Rodgers, the 2010 world runner-up at 60m, third in 6.53.

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  14. Kimmons sprints past Powell for Boston GP 60 metre titleRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    American Trell Kimmons out-sprinted former 100-metre world record-holder Asafa Powell of Jamaica for the 60-metre title at the Boston Indoor Grand Prix athletics meet. Kimmons, the second-slowest qualifier for the final, surged from the start and edged past his rivals at the finish line to win in 6.51 seconds, Xinhua reported Saturday.

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  15. Jamaican Powell settles for second in BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    Former 100-meter world record-holder Asafa Powell of Jamaica settled for second place behind American Trell Kimmons in the 60 meters at the Boston Indoor Grand Prix athletics meet. Jamaica's Asafa Powell, pictured in September 2014 at the 44th IAAF Grand Prix, settled Saturday for second place behind American Trell Kimmons in the 60 meters at the Boston Indoor Grand Prix athletics meet Kimmons, the second-slowest qualifier for the final, surged from the start and outleaned his rivals at the finish line to win in 6.51 seconds with Powell, a world and Olympic 4x100 relay champion, second in 6.52, and American Michael Rodgers, the 2010 world runner-up at 60m, third in 6.53.

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  16. Press Box: Hale the sprint wunderkindRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | The Courier

    ... now who burns brightly for five minutes and is gone." The world's fastest man, Usain Bolt, and fellow Jamaican Asafa Powell before him, command a rock star-like presence and entourage wherever they go. tralia's fastest kid and want to see him in ...

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  17. Jamaica on the verge of blood testing athletesRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2015 | Nerve News

    ... so that we can certify persons. A number of Jamaican athletes including former 100-metre world-record holder Asafa Powell, Olympic medallist Sherone Simpson and Olympic champion Veronica Campbell-Brown tested positive for banned substances in recent ...

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  18. Bailey-cole came of age in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Jamaica Observer

    SEEN as the next big find by Racers head coach Glen Mills, Kemar Bailey-Cole stepped out of the shadows of his more illustrious countrymen Usain Bolt, Asafa Powell and Yohan Blake and announced himself to the world in 2014. The promising 22-year-old, who came to prominence in 2009 while representing Old Harbour High School running 10.41 seconds as a 17-year-old, struck it big-time in 2014, capturing two gold medals in the blue ribbon 100m and 4x100m relays at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scothland.

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  19. Athletics: Powell tries new regime to win elusive goldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | The Straits Times

    Jamaica's Asafa Powell, who has struggled to produce form his best at major championships, believes a change in coach and a new approach to training will improve his fortunes. The sprinter, who held the 100m world record between 2005 and 2008 before compatriot Usain Bolt lowered it to 9.58 seconds, believes he can rediscover his form and improve his personal best of 9.72.

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  20. Dasaolu not distracted by dopersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Chelmsfordweeklynews.co.uk

    ... returned to the track this summer after a reduced one-year suspension, while former world record holder Asafa Powell also came back to competition after his enforced absence for testing positive for a banned stimulant. On Gatlin, Dasaolu said: "The ...

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