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Diamond League: Justin Gatlin beats Asafa Powell and Tyson Gay

Gatlin (middle) powering to win in Rome (Image credit: AP)

American Justin Gatlin ran the joint second-fastest time of 2015 to beat Asafa Powell and Tyson Gay in the men’s 100m at the Diamond League in Lausanne. The 33-year-old, who has served two doping bans, ran in 9.79 seconds ahead of next month’s world championships. Powell and Gay both ran 9.92 seconds, while Usain Bolt was out injured, although the ...

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Asafa Powell runs second fastest 100m of 2015 to win in Paris

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Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell ran the second fastest 100m of the year to win the Diamond League meeting in Paris. Powell ran a season’s best 9.81m to beat France’s Jimmy Vicaut, who equalled the European record of 9.86. The 32-year-old Powell beat the 9.84 he ran in June’s Jamaican national trials.  American Justin Gatlin has run the fastest time of ...

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