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Other Sport 01 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM

Powell withdraws from Stawell Gift with injury

MELBOURNE: Jamaican former 100m world record-holder Asafa Powell has withdrawn from Australia's Stawell Gift with a hamstring injury, race organisers said on Monday.

Other Sport 22 Aug 2007 | 12:00 AM

Sprint king Powell faces challenge from American

The emergence of US sprint star Tyson Gay has left Jamaica's 100m world record-holder Asafa Powell looking suddenly vulnerable at the Osaka World Athletics Championships, which begin on Saturday.

Other Sport 28 Aug 2007 | 12:00 AM

Powell admits giving

JAMAICAN world record holder Asafa Powell admitted yesterday that he gave up during his world 100m final showdown with new champion Tyson Gay.

Other Sport 30 Sep 2007 | 12:00 AM

Gay denies Powell snub

World champion Tyson Gay denied shooting down a 100m rematch with arch-rival Asafa Powell after limping into second place at the Golden Grand Prix in Shanghai.

Other Sport 12 Sep 2008 | 12:00 AM

Powell wants another stab at 100 world record

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) - Asafa Powell will get another shot at regaining the world record in the 100 meters at the World Athletics Final this weekend.

Athletics 11 Apr 2014 | 12:57 AM

Jamaican sprinter Powell banned for 18 months

KINGSTON (Reuters) - Former 100 metres world record holder Asafa Powell was banned for 18 months by a Jamaican anti-doping disciplinary panel on Thursday after he tested positive for a banned substance last year.

Other Sport 02 Jul 2011 | 12:00 AM

Powell throws down gauntlet to Usain with fourth fastest 100m time

LAUSANNE: Asafa Powell has thrown down the gauntlet to world sprinting rivals including Jamaican compatriot Usain Bolt by running the fastest 100m of the season so far.

Other Sport 24 Feb 2009 | 12:00 AM

Asafa Powell vows to regain fastest man tag

Former 100m world record holder Asafa Powell will run a 400m race in Sydney on Saturday as part of his attempt to regain the title as the world's fastest man.

Other Sport 05 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Disappointment again for nearly man Powell

LONDON (Reuters) - Jamaica's Asafa Powell remains the nearly man of sprinting after pulling up injured in the Olympic 100 metres final won by compatriot Usain Bolt on Sunday.

Other Sport 04 Sep 2008 | 12:00 AM

Powell and Bolt win in fast times at Lausanne Grand Prix

Asafa Powell matched the second-fastest 100m in history and Usain Bolt clocked the second-fastest 200m this year as the Jamaican friends and rivals dominated the Lausanne Grand Prix on Tuesday.