The men’s 100m will also be very hot as Jamaican Asafa Powell takes on Rio medallists, Justin Gatlin of USA and Canadian Andre De Grasse at Friday’s (May 5, 2017) Doha Diamond League.

Also in the field is Kim Collins, who is expected to lead them for the first half of the race as well as South African Akani Simbine.


By Anthony Foster

Is a two-time Jamaica sports journalist of the year (2004 and 2005) and world-renowned journalist. One of his award-winning articles was on Usain Bolt, 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion and sprint double record holder, was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony has covered Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012 and Rio 2016; Six (6) IAAF World Athletics Championships between 2007 and 2019 and several other international sporting events, including the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his favourite football team, Argentina vs the USA in 2004.

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