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  1. Fire on Ice! - ... Mayhew looks forward to historic bobsled competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | The Gleaner

    ... who lives in the St Catherine community Orange Field, which was also home to former 100m world record holder Asafa Powell, went on to win two 'B' finals and book his place among the qualifiers for the February 12 - 21 Winter Youth Olympic Games in ...

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  2. Sigma Run targets $50m to boost cancer fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 16 | Jamaica Observer

    ... the Jamaica Cancer Society. Breast cancer survivor and track and field star Novlene Williams-Mills, sprinter Asafa Powell, along with Jamaican-born Hollywood actress Sheryl Lee Ralph, will be the patrons for this year's staging of the annual 5.5 ...

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  3. War on cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 16 | Jamaica Observer

    ... Unit will be this year's beneficiaries of the annual event. Former world record holder and sprint sensation Asafa Powell and Jamaica-born Hollywood actress Sheryl Lee Ralph are the other patrons for the run scheduled for February 21 at the Sagicor ...

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  4. Bolt has conquered the world...not once, but over and over again - SportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | Jamaica Observer

    ... he separated himself from Gatlin for an easy win. The triple gold was completed as he teamed with Nesta Carter, Asafa Powell, and Nickel Ashmeade to destroy the field winning in 37.36 seconds. Bolt, who has 13 World Championships medals, inclusive ...

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  5. Sigma Run turns spotlight on cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | The Gleaner

    ... cancer and the Black River Hospital," Byles said. This year's patrons for the event are track and field stars Asafa Powell and Novlene Williams-Mills and actress Sheryl Lee Ralph. Cancer survivor Williams-Mills, a relay gold medallist at last year's ...

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  6. Apparel giant to make Bolta s Rio romp memorableRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 10 | Jamaica Observer

    ... communication," said Rolling. Rolling and his PUMA team are currently in Jamaica doing commercials with Bolt, Asafa Powell and Canadian rising star Andre De Grasse. "You can expect great things in Rio for sure. We have a new philosophy, new strategy ...

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  7. From Wilt Chamberlain to Usain Bolt - five ridiculous sporting recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... introduced in 1977. That was the third time Bolt had set the fastest time in history since eclipsing countryman Asafa Powell's mark of 9.74s a year earlier. Considering the NRL hasn't seen back-to-back champions since Brisbane in 1992-93, it's safe ...

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  8. Puma Sign Sprinter Andre De GrasseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | SportsOneSource.com

    Puma signed Andre De Grasse, the world championship 100-meter bronze medalist. Puma also recently signed Asafa Powell and Jenna Prandini.

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  9. Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse cashes in big with Puma shoe dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | Canada.com

    ... career." De Grasse joins a star-studded group of Puma sprinters that includes Jamaican stars Usain Bolt and Asafa Powell. Bolt re-signed with Puma in 2013 for an estimated $10 million a year, a contract that will take him to the end of his career. ...

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  10. Canadian sprint sensation Andre De Grasse signs eight-figure shoe deal with PumaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | Medincine Hat News

    ... career." De Grasse joins a star-studded group of Puma sprinters that includes Jamaican stars Usain Bolt and Asafa Powell. Bolt re-signed with Puma in 2013 for an estimated US$10 million a year, a contract that will take him to the end of his career. ...

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  11. Japan anti-doping chief says Tokyo Olympics won't be 'sabotaged'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    ... can dope in virtual secrecy." "You look at Jamaica, who have dominated sprinting recently," he said. "Yes, Asafa Powell has been caught and if they train in Florida, they can be easily tested. But if testers have to go to Jamaica, you have to ask ...

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  12. Jamaicans Bolt, Fraser-Pryce big winners at CASJA Sports AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... Championships. Jamaican relay teams dominated the Team of the Year categories with the quartet of Nesta Carter, Asafa Powell, Nickel Ashmeade, Usain Bolt taking the Male Team of Year for the 4x100m gold at the IAAF World Championships in a world ...

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  13. Cedenio and Ahye among Casja Awards nominees Nov. 19, 2015, 7:18 PM AstRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | Trinadad Express

    ... athletes Kelly-Ann Baptiste, Michelle-Lee Ahye and Cleopatra Borel of T&T. Jamaica's quartet of Nesta Carter, Asafa Powell, Nickel Ashmeade and Bolt head the nominations in the Male Team of the Year category. They set a world-leading time of 37.36 ...

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  14. Powell to meet with PumaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2015 | The Gleaner

    Asafa Powell is to meet with Puma executives in Austin, Texas, next month to begin 'fleshing out' some of the ideas he has for making his relationship with the sporting goods company mutually beneficial. The 32-year-old former world record holder is two months into his multi-year deal with Puma and said the company has been very receptive to his ideas.

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  15. Preservation for Powell - Sprinter could race less in 2016 to enhance Olympic medal chancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | The Gleaner

    Asafa Powell could be looking to cut back on the number of races he competes in before the Olympic Games in Rio next summer as he aims for his first individual medal in the Olympic men's 100 metres. At the International Association of Athletics Federations World Championships in Beijing, China, in August, the 32-year-old sprinter was among the favourites to win a medal in the 100 metres but finished seventh in 10 seconds flat, the same time as his sixth-placed American rival, Tyson Gay, and French champion Jimmy Vicaut, who was eighth.

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  16. Anderson hangs up his spikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | The Gleaner

    The 33-year-old 200 metres specialist has been competing internationally for the past 15 years and ends his career with personal best times of 10.11 seconds and 20.06 . Anderson won a silver medal in the 4x100 metres at the 2007 IAAF World Championships in Osaka combining with Asafa Powell, Nesta Carter and a young Usain Bolt.

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  17. Puma Signs Pierre-Ambroise BosseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Sporting Goods Business

    Puma signed a new contract with rising track & field star, Pierre-Ambroise Bosse. The French Olympian who specialises in middle distance running is another strong addition to Puma running roster that was further expanded in recent weeks with the signing of Asafa Powell, Jenna Prandini, Michelle Jenneke and others.

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  18. Morrison joins Asafa, Stewart at Fast TwitchRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | The Gleaner

    Upcoming Jamaican sprinter Natasha Morrison has joined Asafa Powell and Kerron Stewart at the Texas-based Fast Twitch Factory after her recent departure from the MVP Track Club. Morrison, a 100m finalist and the lead-off runner on Jamaica's gold medal-winning 4x100m relay team at the recent IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China, was reportedly asked to leave the University of Technology-based MVP Track Club.

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  19. Jamaica needs strong MVPRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | The Gleaner

    ... trend of top athletes leaving the MVP track club is now becoming worrying. Michael Frater, Melaine Walker, Asafa Powell, and Sherone Simpson left previously and are being followed now by Kaliese Spencer, Christine Day, Natasha Morrison, and more. ...

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  20. Powell excited as he nears 100 sub-10 seconds racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2015 | Jamaica Observer

    Asafa Powell says he is excited about his chance to become the first man in the history of track and field to run 100 legal sub-10 seconds clocking in the 100m race. At the end of the 2015 season Powell, who was part of the Jamaican team to win the gold medal in the 4x100m relay at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China, had clocked 93 sub-10 seconds races and expects to surpass the century mark in the 2016 season.

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