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Hamstring still affecting Asafa Powell

Updated: March 30, 2013, 5:47 AM ET
Associated Press

STAWELL, Australia -- Former world record holder Asafa Powell's left hamstring injury, which forced him to pull up during the 100-meter race at the London Olympics, is still giving him problems more than seven months later.

Powell experienced soreness during the warm-up Saturday for the 120-meter Stawell Gift handicap race in western Victoria state. Powell, 30, considered withdrawing from the race rather than risk further injury but ran and finished third in his heat.

However, he was ...

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