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Jamaica anti-doping agency starts collecting blood samples

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Jamaica’s anti-doping agency announced Monday that it has started collecting blood samples to test athletes on the Caribbean island that produces the world’s dominant sprinters.

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Sprinter Asafa Powell dominates 100m heats in Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Former 100-meter world record-holder Asafa Powell dominated heats in the men’s 100 meters at Jamaica’s trials by recording a time of 9.98 on Thursday.

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Officials: Bolt withdraws from 100m at Jamaica championships

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Usain Bolt has been removed from a list of competitors for the 100 meters at the Jamaica championships, apparently the latest setback for the world record-holder.

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