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Asafa Powell

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Photo: Elaine Thompson will square off with main rival Dafne Schippers in the 200m at the IAAF Doha Diamond League Meet today.

 

 

 

 

The 2017 outdoors track and field season springs to life today with the IAAF Doha Diamond League Meet taking centre stage. There are some tantalizing matchups to whet the appetite of track and field fans the world over ahead of what is expected to be yet another exciting year for the sport.

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Photo: Former 100m world record holder Asafa Powell speaking with reporters at the National Senior Athletics Championships in Kingston, Jamaica.

The performance of the former 100m record holder, Asafa Powell, in finishing fourth at the Jamaica National Senior Championship on Friday night is being labelled by many as yet a another one of his mental breakdown moments. But the athlete provided no excuses for his below par showing, other than of having to race on an injured groin and calf at the championships.

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Photo: 21-year old University of Arkansas athlete, Clive Pullen celebrates after winning the National Senior Championships gold medal in the Triple Jump on Thursday. Pullen's personal best of 16.90m earned him a spot on the Olympic team to Rio.

 

 

 

 

21-year old University of Arkansas athlete, Clive Pullen, unleashed an new personal best Triple jump mark of 16.90m to win the National Senior Championships gold and edged his way into this Summer's Olympic Games in Rio Brazil in August.

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The Inaugural staging of the Racers Grand Prix produced at least some nail-biting finishes, races so closely contested that had fans and supporters yelling themselves hoarse, screaming at the stadiums big screen, as they watched the athletes pushing with every stride to go just a little bit harder.

The Men's 100m was the race was one of the events that many spectators inside the national came out to witness. The event pitted three of Jamaica’s top 100m sprinters of all times against each other - going head to head in a super weight clash.

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Asafa Powell who holds a personal best of 19.90 seconds over the 200m dating back to 2006 explained that he is learning to run the 200m again and hinted to the possibility of running the sprint double at the National Trials in June, this after winning the men’s 200m at the Jamaica International Invitational Meet inside the National Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica last weekend.

“Honestly I don’t remember how to run the 200, so it’s a work in progress and hopefully by national trials I can get there," Powell suggested.

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Photo; Asafa Powell wins the Men's 200m at the Jamaica International Invitational Meet on Saturday.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elaine Thompson’s wind-aided victory in the Women’s 100m of 10.71s – Thompson, the World Championship silver medalist from Beijing defender her JIIM 100m title in fine style.

 

Javon Francis’s stellar performance in the Mens 400m – Francis ran a well timed race to win in 44.85s, the best performance by a Jamaican over the distance this season.

 

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Photo: Asafa Powell finished won silver for Jamaica in the 60m at the World Indoor Championships on Friday. (Getty Images)

The World Indoor Championship got on the way on Friday in Portland Oregon, USA.

Jamaica's lone male entrant in the 60m Asafa Powell started his campaign with a national record and fourth best time of 6.44 seconds — the fastest time in the world since 2009 — and he did so letting up at the line.

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File Photo: Asafa Powell

The man dubbed by many, including himself, as the Sub Ten King, Asafa Powell, is still trying to find a way to fill that empty cabinet slot,as it relates to an individual Olympic medal.

The 32 year old athlete was guided through his last season by a new coach and in a new environment, but to many what looked to be in early season, a new dawning for Powell at major championship, ended in a repeat of years gone by.

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Photo: Justin Gatlin is aiming for the sprint doble in the final Diamond League meeting of the season in Brussels.

Double World Championship silver medalist Justin Gatlin will seek to wrap up the 100m Diamond League crown. on Thursday when he takes on a quality field in Brussels. He currently leads the race with 12 point ans will go up against the Jamaican duo of Asafa Powell, Nesta Carter, Qatar’s Femi Ogunde, France Jimmy Vicaunt, Great Britain’s Ujah Chijindu.

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