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Asafa Powell Olympics Profile: Five Facts About The Jamaican Sprinter

Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell has one Olympic gold medal from the 4x200m relay during the 2008 games in Beijing. He is widely regarded as one of the best sprinters ever to never have earned an individual Olympic medal. To learn more about Powell watch the video above.
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Asafa Powell Disappointed With Defective Mic At Prefontaine Classic

KINGSTON - Asafa Powell wasn't as explosive in the opening parts of his 100 metres race at the 2016 Prefontaine Classic IAAF Diamond League meeting on Saturday and he explained why.
Via World-Track.org
May 29, 2016

Asafa Powell Says He Might Try the 100/200 At Trials

KINGSTON - Asafa Powell has been running more 200 metres this season because he wants to attempt the sprint double at the Jamaica National Championships next month.
Via World-Track.org
May 11, 2016

Asafa Powell Wins 200m At Michael Johnson Invitational

WACO, TX - Olympic gold medallist Asafa Powell continued his Rio 2016 preparations with a victory over the 200m at the 2016 Michael Johnson Invitational here at Clyde Hart Track & Field Stadium on Saturday night (23).
Via World-Track.org
April 23, 2016

Asafa Powell v Trayvon Bromell At Michael Johnson Invitational

WACO, TX - Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell will race over 200m at the 2016 Michael Johnson Invitational at Clyde Hart Track and Field Stadium on Saturday (23).
Via World-Track.org
April 22, 2016

Usain Bolt's struggles "just a phase," says teammate Powell

PARIS (AP) Usain Bolt's Jamaica teammate Asafa Powell believes the world record holder's struggle with injury and poor form is ''just a phase'' and not the beginning of the end for the sprinter. However, Powell also suggests it might be wiser for Bolt not to try to defend his 100-meter crown at the world championships next month. Powell says on Thursday ''if he's not 100 percent...
Via Associated Press
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

In Jamaica, Asafa Powell wins final of men's 100m with 9.84

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) Former 100-meter world record-holder Asafa Powell won the final of the men's 100 meters at Jamaica's trials by clocking a time of 9.84 on Friday. Clinching the win with a strong finish, the 32-year-old Jamaican sprinter won his seventh national title after dominating three rounds of races. After the Friday night finals, Powell said he's in ''hard training...
Via Associated Press
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Sprinter Asafa Powell dominates 100m heats in Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) Former 100-meter world record-holder Asafa Powell dominated heats in the men's 100 meters at Jamaica's trials by recording a time of 9.98 on Thursday. Sprinters Kemar Bailey-Cole and Andrew Fisher both clocked 10.05. Yohan Blake finished with 10.24 after a poor start. The semi-finals and the final will take place on Friday. The coach of world record-holder...
Via Associated Press
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Powell wins 100-meter race in Brazil

BELEM, Brazil (AP) Former world-record holder Asafa Powell won a 100-meter race in Brazil in 10.02 seconds on Sunday, his fastest mark of the year. The Jamaican sprinter beat Americans Marvin Bracy (10.14) and Dentarius Locke (10.17) at the Brazilian Grand Prix in the northern city of Belem. The 31-year-old Powell said he wants to try to ''keep improving his time to start serious...
Via Associated Press
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Doping ban for Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) Former 100-meter world record holder Asafa Powell has been banned for 18 months.
Via FOXSports.com
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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