Asafa Powell Files Appeal To Doping Ban

Former 100-metre world record holder Asafa Powell has asked for his 18-month doping ban to be reduced to three months, arguing that he only committed a minor offense.

Asafa Powell of Jamaica.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said in a statement that it has received an appeal from the Jamaican sprinter, who has been suspended from competition since his doping case was disclosed last July.

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