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Asafa Powell fails drug test

Updated: Sunday, 14 Jul 2013 20:01 | Comments

Asafa Powell
Asafa Powell

Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell has failed a drugs test, his management company has confirmed.

Powell's agent Paul Doyle confirmed in an email to Press Association Sport that the former 100 metres world record holder had tested positive for a banned substance.

Powell, 30, has won gold medals in the 4x100m relay at the Olympics and World Championships and held the world record before his compatriot Usain Bolt. 

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