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Asafa Powell to run in Paris before doping hearing
Asafa Powell to run in Paris before doping hearing

Running on borrowed time -- a temporary reprieve from a ban imposed in a doping case -- Asafa Powell plans to compete in Paris early next month. The Jamaican sprinter has appealed his 18-month suspension and will have his case heard by the Court of Arbitration for Sport on July 7 and 8. Organizers of the upcoming IAAF Diamond League meet in Paris announced on Tuesday that he will run the 100 meters there on July 5. The field will also include Trinidad and Tobago’s Richard Thompson, who is the fastest man in the world this year, along with five other sprinters who have run the race faster than 10 seconds. Powell and Sherone Simpson, another Jamaican...

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