Injured Asafa Powell pulls out of 100

Updated: August 25, 2011, 7:38 AM ET
Associated Press

DAEGU, South Korea -- Asafa Powell has been ruled out of the 100 meters at the world championships because of a groin injury, eliminating defending champion Usain Bolt's biggest rival from the marquee event.

Powell's manager Paul Doyle told The Associated Press on Thursday that the injury sustained several weeks ago was still giving the fastest man of the season trouble. He added that the Jamaican could be fit by the time of the 4x100 relay during the final weekend of the championships.

"The ...

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