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Asafa Powell withdraws from 100 race

Updated: August 5, 2010, 2:22 PM ET
Associated Press

STOCKHOLM -- Asafa Powell's injury may have delayed the race of the season but Usain Bolt and Tyson Gay said on Thursday that they still expect a fast 100 meters race at Friday's Diamond League meet in Stockholm.

The three fastest men in the world were due to face each other for the first time this year at the DN Galan, but Powell withdrew on Wednesday evening after failing to shake off a lower-back injury.

"It's sad because I think people were really looking forward to the three of ...

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