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  1. Jamaican discus thrower banned for two yearsRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 30 | Newkerala.com

    ... He was one of several athletes who tested positive at last year's Jamaican championships, along with sprinters Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson. Powell and Simpson had their 18-month bans reduced to six months by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

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  2. Frater unfit to collect Walsh award, but fit to partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | Jamaica Observer

    ... in Barbican, St Andrew. Frater, who is shown in this accompanying photograph with fellow Jamaica sprinter Asafa Powell, also serves as third vice-president of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association. Yesterday, some of the people who ...

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  3. Up for track honours, Gatlin shrugs off criticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | Jamaica Observer

    ... in Brussels last month, a mark achieved only by the world-record holder Bolt, Tyson Gay, Yohan Blake and Asafa Powell. That's also the time Gatlin was running in 2006, when he tested positive. "For some reason in an off year, when I run 9.77 with no ...

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  4. Justin Gatlin shakes off any criticism after facing a backlash...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... in Brussels last month, a mark achieved only by the world-record holder Bolt, Tyson Gay, Yohan Blake and Asafa Powell. That's also the time Gatlin was running in 2006, when he tested positive. 'For some reason in an off year, when I run 9.77 with no ...

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  5. The Gatlin, Gay problem: Lifetime bans may be the only answerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | Yahoo!

    ... (WADA) since both have tested positive for steroids. There's no insinuation at this stage that the stimulant Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson were banned for - oxilofrine - has lasting effects. Sadly for fans of a nice redemption tale, Britain's ...

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  6. Once a doper, always a doper? May be time to forgiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | Pocono Record

    ... a world best this year, of 9.77 seconds has only ever been bettered by Usain Bolt, Tyson Gay, Yohan Blake and Asafa Powell. Gatlin also was repeatedly drug-tested, including eight times by the USADA alone. To be fair on Gatlin, he is far from being ...

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  7. Column: Is end in sight of forgiveness for dopers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Houston Chronicle

    ... a world best this year, of 9.77 seconds has only ever been bettered by Usain Bolt , Tyson Gay , Yohan Blake and Asafa Powell . Gatlin also was repeatedly drug-tested, including eight times by the USADA alone. To be fair on Gatlin, he is far from ...

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  8. Is Gatlin's gain bad for athletics?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | BBC News

    ... returned from shorter bans, like the second fastest 100m man in history, Tyson Gay, former world record holder Asafa Powell and Britain's one-time world 100m bronze medallist Dwain Chambers - may still be cashing in those dirty cheques. Part of that ...

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  9. ADN Swim Project Hires Agent Marco Aloi as Chief Operating OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    ... that represented 14 athletes at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. ASM has represented over 100 athletes, such as Asafa Powell (former 100m World Record Holder), Giuseppe Gibilisco (Pole Vault World Champion), Brigitte Foster (100m hurdles World Silver ...

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  10. Asian Games: Qatar flag raised at Athletes VillageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | The Peninsula

    ... in Reiti, Italy with a time of 10.05 seconds. The race involved illustrious sprinters such as Justin Gatlin, Asafa Powell, Nesta Carter and Christophe Lemaitre. Musab Abdulrahman Bala, winner of the Asian Championships gold in the 800m last year in ...

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  11. Griner dominates as Phoenix beats Chicago in WNBA Finals openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | SFGate

    ... econds at the IAAF world challenge meeting at Rieti, Italy. Two finals were held and former world-record holder Asafa Powell won the first in 9.90. Powell, who is returning from a doping ban, set a then-world record of 9.74 seconds in Rieti in 2007.

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  12. Asafa to face-off with Gatlin againRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | Jamaica Observer

    ASAFA Powell, Jamaica's fastest man over the 100m this season, will lock horns with the world's fastest man this season Justin Gatlin in the short sprint at the final IAAF World Challenge meeting in Rieti, Italy, this morning . Powell and compatriot Nesta Carter, both of whom have run some of their fastest times on this track, will be joined by Jamaican 200m specialist Rasheed Dwyer and Jacques Harvey to contest the event.

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  13. Barshim wins thriller; Gatlin powers to titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | The Peninsula

    ... Only four men have ever run faster: Jamaica's Usain Bolt, American Tyson Gay, and Jamaican duo Yohan Blake and Asafa Powell. Gatlin then returned to the track and blasted to an incredible victory in the 200m in 19.71sec, just 0.03 slower than his ...

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  14. Gatland extends unbeaten streakRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    ... of a strong field, all of them sub-10 seconds men. Fellow American Mike Rogers was second in 9.93 and Jamaica's Asafa Powell third in 9.95. Gatlin's defeat of Rogers also made him the official 2014 Diamond League champion for the distance. Gatlin, ...

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  15. Gatlin rolls back the years as tyro...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Suria

    ... Only four men have ever run faster: Jamaica's Usain Bolt, American Tyson Gay, and Jamaican duo Yohan Blake and Asafa Powell. Gatlin then returned to the track and blasted to an incredible victory in the 200m in 19.71sec, just 0.03 slower than his ...

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  16. Gatlin wins sprint double to extend undefeated runRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Reuters

    ... of a strong field, all of them sub-10 seconds men. Fellow American Mike Rogers was second in 9.93 and Jamaica's Asafa Powell third in 9.95. Gatlin's defeat of Rogers also made him the official 2014 Diamond League champion for the distance. Gatlin, ...

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  17. Gatlin scorches to Diamond League sprint doubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | ABC News

    ... Only four men have ever run faster: Jamaica's Usain Bolt, American Tyson Gay, and Jamaican duo Yohan Blake and Asafa Powell. Gatlin then returned to the track just an hour later and blasted to an incredible victory in the 200m in 19.71sec, just 0.03 ...

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  18. Gatlin wins 100 at Van Damme, extends unbeaten runRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... time if he had not already started spreading his arms as he crossed the line, 0.16 seconds ahead of Rodgers. Asafa Powell was third in 9.95. In the absence of Olympic and world record-holder Usain Bolt for much of the season, Gatlin has dominated ...

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  19. Sprinter Gatlin eyes his 'Super Bowl' in BrusselsRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2014 | Arab Times

    ... be the Jamaican trio of recently-crowned Commonwealth champion Kemar Bailey-Cole, former world record holder Asafa Powell and current world bronze medallist Nesta Carter. Also lining up will be US teammates Tyson Gay, the former world champion who ...

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  20. Gatlin goes for Brussels double at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Suria

    ... be the Jamaican trio of recently-crowned Commonwealth champion Kemar Bailey-Cole, former world record holder Asafa Powell and current world bronze medallist Nesta Carter. Also lining up will be US teammates Tyson Gay, the former world champion who ...

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