Birmingham, England: Days before the end of its pre-Olympics training camp at the University of Birmingham, sprinter Asafa Powell, along with two reigning Olympic champions, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Melaine Walker, are yet to join the Jamaican team.
Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) President Mike Fennell had said arrangements would be made with athletes who were scheduled for meets during the camp, but while some like Michael Frater, Nesta Carter and Andrew Riley came in and out, others like Powell, Walker, Fraser-Pryce, Brigitte Foster-Hylton and Kaliese Spencer are yet to report.
Fraser-Pryce and Spencer ran in London over a week ago, Walker competed Friday in Monaco while Powell has not touched the track since the Jamaica Trials.
On Saturday, Kerron Stewart, Christine Day, Latoya Greaves and Rusheen McDonald joined the group in Birmingham....more
02:47 PM, Jul 23, 2012
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