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STATEMENT: Powell withdraws from the Australia Post Stawell Gift

Asafa Powell has advised the Stawell Athletic Club that he will not line up in the semi finals of the Australia Post Stawell Gift this afternoon. Undergoing treatment since his heat run on Saturday, Powell last night asked for more time to give himself the best chance of lining up

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Powell asks for more time

Jamaican superstar Asafa Powell has asked organisers of the Australia Post Stawell Gift for more time before he can confirm his place in the semi-finals of Monday’s prestigious $40,000 footrace. Travelling coach Aundre Edwards said the 30-year-old wanted to give his hamstring tightness, which he suffered before Saturday’s heats, every

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Dunmall shows promise ahead of semis

One of the main chances in tomorrow’s Australia Post Stawell Gift provided the highlight on Family Day at Central Park, Stawell today. In a prelude to the Gift semi-finals 19-year-old Isaac Dunmall, the $6.50 third favourite for the big race, was a classy winner of the Gift Hotel Arthur Postle

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Australia Post Stawell Gift wide open, Punters Pal ‘exclusive’ guide

Former world record-holder Asafa Powell, two-time winner Joshua Ross and three other former winners all feature in the semi-finals of the Australia Post Stawell Gift tomorrow ahead of the finale at 2.45pm. The 2013 Australia Post Stawell Gift is sure to be a hotly contested affair with only 0.10s separating

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Day of drama at Stawell leaves Powell in limbo

An injury-scare to Asafa Powell provided a dramatic start to the 132nd edition of the Australia Post Stawell Gift. The former world 100m record-holder placed third in his heat recording 12.32 seconds following a last minute decision to race after hamstring tightness threatened to force his withdrawal from Australia’s richest

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