Asafa Powell Gets 18-Month Ban

Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell was a short while ago slapped with an 18-month suspension for the use of the banned substance Oxilofrine.

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He will be eligible to resume competition in December 2014.

Powell along with team mate and training partner Sherone Simpson tested positive for the drug at the Jamaica National trials in June 2013.

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