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  1. London 2012 was the Mo and Usain show, but legends can become also-ransRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Radio Times

    ... His return comes at a time when Jamaican athletics has been tarnished by several drugs scandals. Last summer, Asafa Powell and Veronica Campbell-Brown were among half a dozen to test positive. Bolt accepts that the dirt ricochets onto him, but his ...

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  2. Bolt slams decision to reduce Gay's doping ban for co-operating with USADARead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Newkerala.com

    ... ban because he co-operated with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). Gay and Bolt's fellow Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell, both, failed drug tests for oxilofrine in July 2013. Gay was given a one-year ban and Powell was initially suspended for 18 ...

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  3. Is Jamaica's sprinting dominance about to end?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | NEWS.com.au

    ... world by running 200 metres faster than Olympic champion Usain Bolt did at the same age. First there was Asafa Powell, who set a new 100m world record back in 2005. He was overtaken by Usain Bolt at the Beijing Olympics in 2008. And since his rise, ...

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  4. Solomon joins sub-45 clubRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 19 | Trinadad Express

    ... American Marvin Bracy was first to the line in 10.13, while silver was seized by former world record holder Asafa Powell, the Jamaican getting home in 10.15. At the Meeting Madrid 2014, in Spain, Quow picked up silver in the men's 400m, the T&T ...

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  5. The men's 10,000 final at the World Junior Championships will be accompanied by live...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | The Oregonian

    ... s ESPN broadcasts. Ross Tucker probes some of the broader implications of the reduction in doping penalties for Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson.

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  6. Powell third, Simpson eighth, in LucerneRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | Stabroek News

    LUCERNE, Switzerland, CMC- Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell returned from a doping ban to secure third place in the 100 metres at the International Athletics Meet in Lucerne, Switzerland on Tuesday.

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  7. Athletics-Powell third on comeback after doping ba...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell finished third on his return to 100m action at a meeting in Lucerne, the day after his reduced doping ban ended.

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  8. Powell makes modest return to track in LucerneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | ABC News

    Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell wasted no time getting back into the thick of the action a day after his doping ban was reduced, running a modest 10.30sec in the 100m at the Lucerne meeting on Wednesday morning.

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  9. Athletics: Powell makes modest return to track in LucerneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell wasted no time getting back into the thick of the action a day after his doping ban was reduced, running a modest 10.30 seconds in the 100m at the Lucerne meeting on Tuesday.

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  10. Double TroubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Trinadad Express

    ... (19.08m) finished second. T&T's Keston Bledman clocked 10.30 seconds to finish joint-third with Jamaican Asafa Powell in the men's 100m "A" race. Bledman, Powell and American Marvin Bracy were joint-fourth overall. Jamaica's Julian Forte was first ...

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  11. Stagsa Haraway works on his startsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | The Washington Post

    ... perfect my block work and strive for a faster time." After watching a video of Jamaican Olympic gold medalist Asafa Powell's start Battle has implemented a new starting system for Haraway. Instead of having him work to lift his knees out of the ...

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  12. As Asafa Powell returns to action, are we letting drug cheats back into sport too easily?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Daily Mail

    Former 100metres world record-holder Asafa Powell returned to the track in Lucerne, Switzerland on Tuesday after his 18-month ban for taking a banned stimulant was reduced to six months on appeal.

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  13. Powell and Simpson have suspensions cutRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 15 | The Star Online

    Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson have had their 18-month drug suspensions cut to six months and are free to continue competing, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said on Monday.

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  14. Why athletics' reputation is in tatters againRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Yahoo!

    ... topic that continues to divert the attention: drugs in athletics. The latest episode saw Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson given the all-clear to return to competition with immediate effect on Monday. Eighteen-month bans cut to six ...

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  15. Powell and Simpson free to race after CAS appealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | Bangkok Post

    Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson are free to race again after the Court of Arbitration in Sport reduced their doping bans on Monday.

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  16. Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson cleared to run again after CAS reduces bansRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | Examiner.com

    Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson can now return to the track after the Court of Arbitration for Sport reduced their drug-related suspensions from 18 months each, to six months each.

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  17. Sport24.co.za | CAS uphold Powell appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | News24

    Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson have had their 18-month drug suspensions cut to six months and are free to continue competing, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said on Monday.

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  18. Athletics - Powell and Simpson have doping bans cut, aRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | Yahoo!

    Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson have had their 18 month drug suspensions cut to six months and are free to continue competing, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said on Monday.

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  19. Michelle Pickles Leads 3 News Commonwealth Games CoverageRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 8 | Scoop

    ... we also have fun. And that makes all the difference. In 2006 in Melbourne, we got to go to the MCG and watch Asafa Powell win the 100 metres. Magic. And in Delhi four years ago, we got to watch Valerie Adams win her second CWG gold. It's always ...

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  20. Powell pulls out of Paris meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | News24

    Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell has withdrawn from Saturday's Diamond League meeting in Paris due to injury, event organisers announced Thursday.

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