Asafa Powell

Born: November 23, 1982 (age 34)

Height: 6'3" (191cm)

Hometown: Spanish Town, Jamaica
Nationality: Jamaica Jamaican

Asafa Powell
Sports Mole has 66 articles about Asafa Powell. Articles 1 to 40:
Usain Bolt celebrates winning the men's 100m on August 14, 2016
Result: Usain Bolt wins ninth Olympic gold with 4 x 100m relay success
Usain Bolt claims his ninth and final Olympic gold medal as Jamaica win the men's 4 x 100m relay final in Rio de Janeiro.
Aug 20, 09:43
Kemar Bailey-Cole wins gold in the men's 100m on July 28, 2014
Commonwealth 100m champion Kemar Bailey-Cole 'has Zika virus'
Reigning Commonwealth 100m champion Kemar Bailey-Cole tells Jamaican media that he has contracted the Zika virus.
Jun 25, 18:25
'Big' Usain Bolt celebrates on his knees after winning gold in the men's 200m at the World Championships on August 27, 2015
Result: Usain Bolt recovers from botched start to win 100m race
Usain Bolt recovers from an early stumble to finish first at the Racers Grand Prix in Kingston.
Jun 12, 12:55
Great Britain's Richard Kilty celebrates winning the gold medal in the Men's 60m Final of the IAAF World Indoor Championships on March 8, 2014
Great Britain's Richard Kilty sets second-fastest 60m time
Great Britain's Richard Kilty runs 6.50 seconds to clock the second-fastest time of 2016 over 60m.
Mar 6, 12:34
Richard Browne Jnr of the United States celebrates after being presented with silver in the men's 100m T44 at the London Paralympics on September 6, 2012
Interview: American Paralympian Richard Browne Jr
Sports Mole speaks to Team USA's Paralympian Richard Browne Jr, who talks the IPC World Championships, Rio 2016, Usain Bolt and being away from family.
Oct 15, 16:09
Chijindu Ujah of Great Britain celebrates after winning the Men's 100m Final during the European Athletics Junior Championships 2013 on July 19, 2013
Great Britain trio to compete at Diamond League finale
Great Britain trio CJ Ujah, Tiffany Porter and Jodie Williams will all compete at the second of the Diamond League Finals in Brussels on Friday evening.
Sep 10, 12:24
Jamaica's Usain Bolt (2L) reacts after making a false start in the final of the men's 100 metres at The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in Daegu on August 28, 2011
On this day: Usain Bolt disqualified from 100m final in Daegu
On this day in 2011, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt was disqualified for a false start in the 100m final at the World Athletics Championships in Daegu.
Aug 28, 08:00
Usain Bolt of Jamaica wins gold in the Men's 100 metres final during day two of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadium on August 23, 2015
Usain Bolt stuns Justin Gatlin to take 100m gold at World Athletics Championships
Usain Bolt beats Justin Gatlin in the final stages to take gold in the men's 100m at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing.
Aug 23, 14:26
Mike Rodgers of the United States, Usain Bolt of Jamaica and Reza Ghasemi of Iran compete in the Men's 100 metres heats during day one of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadium on August 22, 2015
Usain Bolt squeezes into World Athletics Championships 100m final
Usain Bolt stumbles before securing a place in the men's 100m final, while Justin Gatlin cruises through in Beijing.
Aug 23, 12:32
Mike Rodgers of the United States, Usain Bolt of Jamaica and Reza Ghasemi of Iran compete in the Men's 100 metres heats during day one of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadium on August 22, 2015
Result: Usain Bolt, Justin Gatlin through 100m heats at World Athletics Championships
Usain Bolt reaches the 100m semi-finals at the World Athletics Championships, while Justin Gatlin clocks 9.83s in the heats in Beijing.
Aug 22, 13:08
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
Nesta Carter denied permission to replace Kemar Bailey-Cole
The IAAF denies Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter the chance to replace Kemar Bailey-Cole in the 100m at the World Athletics Championships.
Aug 21, 13:27
Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates winning the Mens 100m final during day one of the Sainsbury's Anniversary Games at The Stadium - Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on July 24, 2015
Usain Bolt named in Jamaica team for World Athletics Championships
Usain Bolt is named in the 53-member Jamaica squad for the World Athletics Championships in Beijing.
Aug 11, 22:30
Trinidad and Tobago's Richard Thompson , Jamaica's Asafa Powell, US' Tyson Gay, Jamaica's Yohan Blake, US' Justin Gatlin, Jamaica's Usain Bolt, US' Ryan Bailey, The Netherlands' Churandy Martina compete in the men's 100m final at the athletics event of th
On this day: Usain Bolt storms to 100m Olympic gold
Three years ago today, Usain Bolt proved his doubters wrong by winning the men's 100m final at the London Olympics.
Aug 5, 08:00
Usain Bolt competes in the Men's 4x100 metres relay heats at Hampden Park during day nine of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on August 1, 2014
Who can challenge Usain Bolt at the World Championships?
Sports Mole takes a look at five sprinters who could be challenging for 100m gold at the World Championships in Beijing next month.
Jul 26, 14:26
Kim Collins of Saint Kitts and Nevis celebrates winning the 150m event at the British Athletics Glasgow International match at The Emirates Arena in Glasgow on January 25, 2014
Kim Collins: 'The 100m has lost its excitement'
Former world champion Kim Collins believes that 100m races have lost their excitement, with the top men in the sport only facing each other at major events.
Jul 24, 13:51
Justin Gatlin of the US gestures after he won gold in the men's 100m final, 22 August 2004
Justin Gatlin cruises to 100m win in Lausanne
Justin Gatlin runs the second-fastest 100m time of 2015 to beat Asafa Powell and Tyson Gay at the Diamond League Meeting in Lausanne.
Jul 10, 20:02
Asafa Powell of Jamaica looks on after the Men's 100m Final on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 5, 2012
Asafa Powell reveals relaxed approach
Asafa Powell reveals his delight after winning the 100m in the quarter-finals of the Jamaican Athletics Championships.
Jun 26, 13:41
Asafa Powell of Jamaica looks on after the Men's 100m Final on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 5, 2012
Asafa Powell romps to 100m victory
Former Olympic champion Asafa Powell sets a time of 9.98s to win his quarter-final in the Jamaican Athletics Championships.
Jun 26, 13:00
Jamaica's Usain Bolt talks to the media in Glasgow on July 26, 2014
Sprinter Usain Bolt absent from Jamaican national trials
Six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt pulls out of Jamaica's national senior trials for the World Athletics Championships.
Jun 25, 16:17
Jamaica's Usain Bolt wins the men's 100m final at the IAAF World Championships in Moscow on August 11, 2013
Usain Bolt to run at Jamaica trials
Usain Bolt will race at the Jamaica trials for the World Championships, despite already being assured of a place in Beijing.
Jun 21, 14:28
Asafa Powell of Jamaica looks on after the Men's 100m Final on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 5, 2012
Sprint trio to race in Lausanne
Asafa Powell, Justin Gatlin and Tyson Gay will all run in the 100m at next month's Diamond League meeting in Lausanne.
Jun 8, 15:08
Asafa Powell of Jamaica looks on after the Men's 100m Final on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 5, 2012
Asafa Powell: "My best is yet to come"
Sprinter Asafa Powell believes that he can produce his best form at the upcoming World Athletics Championships.
Jan 17, 11:09
Justin Gatlin of the US gestures after he won gold in the men's 100m final, 22 August 2004
On this day: Justin Gatlin takes Olympic gold in Athens
On this day 10 years ago, Justin Gatlin storms clear of the field to take Olympic gold in Athens.
Aug 22, 10:22
Sherone Simpson of Jamaica smiles prior to the Women's 200m heat on Day 10 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 6, 2012
Jamaican duo Asafa Powell, Sherone Simpson free to compete after drug bans reduced
The Court of Arbitration for Sport announce that Jamaican duo Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson have had their 18-month drug bans reduced to six months.
Jul 14, 18:53
Asafa Powell of Jamaica looks on after the Men's 100m Final on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 5, 2012
Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell: 'Doping ban is unfair and unjust'
Asafa Powell confirms that he will appeal his 18-month ban for doping, describing it as 'unfair and unjust'.
Apr 10, 18:48
Asafa Powell of Jamaica looks on after the Men's 100m Final on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 5, 2012
Former 100m world-record holder Asafa Powell given 18-month doping ban
Former 100m world record holder Asafa Powell is given an 18-month ban for doping, which has been backdated to the sample collection in June 2013.
Apr 10, 16:26
Sherone Simpson of Jamaica smiles prior to the Women's 200m heat on Day 10 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 6, 2012
Jamaican sprinter Sherone Simpson given doping ban
Jamaica's former Olympic 4x100m relay gold medallist Sherone Simpson is handed an 18-month ban for doping.
Apr 8, 17:39
Asafa Powell of Jamaica looks on after the Men's 100m Final on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 5, 2012
Asafa Powell B sample tests positive
Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell's B sample tests positive for a banned substance, throwing his future into doubt.
Sep 6, 22:56
Tyson Gay
IAAF reintroduce four-year doping bans
Four-year bans are to be brought back for athletes found guilty of doping, the International Association of Athletics Federations confirms.
Aug 9, 05:28
Dai Greene
Dai Greene says athletics could be heading for its own 'Lance Armstrong moment'
World Champion Dai Greene admits that athletics could be heading for a 'Lance Armstrong moment' in light of the recent doping scandals.
Aug 7, 06:28
Usain Bolt
Usain Bolt relishing World Championship despite rivals' absence
Usain Bolt says that the absence of his key rivals has not dampened his desire to succeed at the IAAF World Championship.
Aug 4, 22:23
Tyson Gay
Tyson Gay's 'B' sample tests positive
American sprinter Tyson Gay returns a positive 'B' sample.
Jul 27, 12:00
Sebastian Coe
Lord Sebastian Coe demands tougher penalties for drug cheats
Lord Sebastian Coe wants to see drug cheats in athletics hit with harder punishments.
Jul 27, 06:36
Usain Bolt
Usain Bolt "clean" following Asafa Powell's, Tyson Gay's drug-taking
Usain Bolt insists that he is "clean" following revelations that both Asafa Powell and Tyson Gay have tested positive for banned substances.
Jul 25, 11:57
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
Traves Smikle admits to positive drugs test
Discus thrower Traves Smikle becomes the fourth Jamaican athlete in as many days to test positive for banned substances.
Jul 19, 01:24
Asafa Powell
Asafa Powell trainer Chris Xuereb refuses to take blame over failed drugs test
Asafa Powell's denies that he is to blame for the Jamaican sprinter's failed drugs test.
Jul 17, 14:51
Asafa Powell
Police launch Asafa Powell, Sherone Simpson investigation
Police in Italy begin legal proceedings against Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson.
Jul 16, 14:32
Asafa Powell
Asafa Powell blames failed drug test on new supplements
Asafa Powell blames his failed drug test on new supplements giving to him by his new physiotherapist.
Jul 15, 21:12
Tyson Gay
Colin Jackson: 'Asafa Powell, Tyson Gay absences will leave void in athletics'
Colin Jackson believes that Tyson Gay and Asafa Powell will leave a "void" in athletics if they are punished for taking illegal substances.
Jul 15, 11:04
Asafa Powell
Asafa Powell, Sherone Simpson test positive for banned stimulant
Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson test positive for banned stimulant oxilofrine (methylsynephrine).
Jul 14, 19:55