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  1. Bolt wins 200m at rainy OstravaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Usain Bolt won the 200 metres in his season's best time of 20.13 seconds in rainy, cold conditions at the Ostrava Golden Spike meeting as he builds up for the world championships. His Jamaican compatriot Asafa Powell claimed the 100 in 10.04 seconds but failed to match his season's best of 9.84 and the world leading 9.74 set by Justin Gatlin on May 15 in Doha.

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  2. (Athletics) Bolt blitzes field in 200m at Golden SpikeRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Standard

    ... "The conditions didn't allow. And I'm coming back from injuries, so it's going to take time.'' His countryman Asafa Powell won the 100 in 10.04, ahead of Young in 10.13 and while Britain's Richard Kilty clocked 10.31 in third. "The time in this ...

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  3. Usain Bolt wins 200m, Asafa Powell the 100mRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    ... in rainy, cold conditions at the Ostrava Golden Spike meeting in the Czech Republic. His Jamaican compatriot Asafa Powell claimed the 100m in 10.04 seconds but failed to match his season's best of 9.84 and the world leading 9.74 set by Justin Gatlin ...

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  4. Usain Bolt at Golden Spike 2015: Race Results, Times and Twitter ReactionRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    ... the most feared sprinter in the world, and fans probably would have hoped to see him go head-to-head with Asafa Powell, who easily won the 100 meters Tuesday. As shared by Jamaica Gleaner's Andre D. Lowe, Powell is still undefeated over that ...

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  5. Bolt wins 200m at rain-hit OstravaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    ... League meets in New York and Paris. There was more Jamaican joy in the 100m, with former world record holder Asafa Powell winning in 10.04sec, a steady distance off Bolt's record of 9.58sec. There was drama, however, for David Rudisha, the reigning ...

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  6. Bolt wins 200 metres, Powell takes 100 in rainy OstravaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... Golden Spike meeting on Tuesday (May 26) as he builds up for the world championships. His Jamaican compatriot Asafa Powell claimed the 100 in 10.04 seconds but failed to match his season's best of 9.84 and the world leading 9.74 set by Justin Gatlin ...

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  7. Bolt, Powell ready for Ostrava testRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gleaner

    Jamaican superstar Usain Bolt is eager to sample the new track at the Mestsky Stadium, while Asafa Powell looks to continue his good early-season form at today's IAAF World Challenge Golden Spikes meet in Ostrava. Bolt touched down in the Czech city on the weekend and told reporters that he is looking forward to making his seventh appearance at the meet, which he first competed at as a 19- year-old in 2006.

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  8. Sports News 25.5.2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Radio Prague

    ... Olympic champions, and four record holders in the revamped stadium. Among the stars will be Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell in the 100 metres and countryman Usain Bolt in the 200 metres as well as local hero Pavel MaslA k in the 300 metres. Much of ...

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  9. Reid: Sprinter Gatlin fast becoming a national disgraceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Wave

    ... 0.02 ahead of bronze medalist Maurice Greene, the 2000 Olympic 100 champion. Two years later, Gatlin equaled Asafa Powell's world record in the 100. But Gatlin's celebration was short-lived when it was revealed that a month earlier, in April 2006, ...

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  10. I'm the man to beat: GatlinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | The Telegraph

    ... 100m gold in the Bird's Nest Stadium back in 2008, the Jamaican has been the undisputed king of the sport. Asafa Powell, Tyson Gay, Yohan Blake and many more have threatened to dethrone the champion, flexing their muscles on the startline before ...

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  11. Gatlin's message! - ...tough day for Jamaicans in DohaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | The Gleaner

    ... For the American, it was important that he sent a message. But to who? Usain Bolt? Displaced world leader Asafa Powell? "It was important that I came out here and showed what I can do. It was important that I sent a message to the entire world," he ...

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  12. Carter ready for Doha test - Sprinter declares Diamond Race, new PB, World Champs ambitionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The Gleaner

    Fresh off last week's season-opening 9.98 seconds at the Jamaica International Invitational, Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter is hoping to continue his positive start to the season at tomorrow's International Association of Athletics Federations IAAF Diamond League curtain-raiser at the Qatar Sports Club. Carter ran third behind his former training partner Asafa Powell and American Ryan Bailey in Kingston, and will face a pretty strong field in the 100m here as well, with Trinidad and Tobago's Keston Bledman, who has already gone 9.94 this year, Mike Rodgers, Kim Collins, James Dasaolu and Justin Gatlin all expected to meet him at the start line.

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  13. Hubert Lawrence: Asafa as fast as everRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The Gleaner

    In 2005, Asafa Powell settled into the blocks at the Jamaica Invitational for the start of the 100 metres. When the starter's pistol fired, the Orangefield Express burst from the blocks and ran smoothly to victory in 9.85 seconds.

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  14. Powell 'overwhelmed' by fans' response May 11, 2015, 10:16 PM AstRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Trinadad Express

    Asafa Powell, who ran the fastest 100 metres in the world on Saturday, says he was overwhelmed by the response from supporters in Jamaica to his triumphant return. More than 25,000 people broke into prolonged cheers as Powell sped across the finish line at the Jamaica International Invitational at the National Stadium.

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  15. Powell overwhelmed by Jamaica's response to his returnRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | Newkerala.com

    Asafa Powell, who ran the season's fastest 100 metres in the world on Saturday, says he was overwhelmed by the response from supporters in Jamaica to his triumphant return. More than 25,000 people broke into prolonged cheers as Powell sped across the finish line at the Jamaica International Invitational at the National Stadium, reports CMC.

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  16. Eagerly awaiting World Relays reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Gleaner

    ... 800m, where waited our most winning 800m/1500m/3000m high school multiple champion, Natoya Goule, unrecognised. Asafa Powell and a commendably exuberant Ryan Bailey, coming under a cloud of World Relays 'cut-throat' gesture of little significance, ...

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  17. Powell sets 2015 world's best 100m timeRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | Fiji Times

    Former world record-holder Asafa Powell clocked a world leading 9.84 seconds to win the 100m at a World Challenge athletics meeting in Kingston on Saturday. Jamaica's Powell finished ahead of American Ryan Bailey, who crossed the line in 9.93, with Jamaican Nesta Carter in third with 9.98.

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  18. 'I don't even care about the time' - Crowd reception overwhelms Asafa and teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Gleaner

    Ryan Bailey, Nesta Carter and Asafa Powell compete in the men's 100-metre final at the Jamaica International Invitational track and field meeting at the National Stadium on Saturday night. Powell ran a world-leading 9.84 to beat Bailey and Carter , who placed second an third, respectively.

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  19. Double gold for LalondeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Trinadad Express

    ... The fine run, though, could only earn him fifth spot in Saturday's men's 100m dash. Former world record holder Asafa Powell sounded a World Championship warning, the Jamaican sprint star capturing the top spot in 9.84 seconds-the fastest time in the ...

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  20. Thumbs upRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Jamaica Observer

    ... really good times and will remain world-leading for sometime," noted Dr Blake. Former 100m world record holder Asafa Powell threw down the gauntlet with a world-leading 9.84 seconds, which is his best time in five years. In fact, that race turned up ...

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