Last Updated: Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 18:09
Bermudian long jumper Tyrone Smith has qualified for the World Athletics Championships in Moscow, leaping to a season`s best 8.13 meters at a meet in Poland.
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 14:51
Brazil`s former Olympic long jump champion Maurren Maggi has conceded that her dream of competing at the Rio 2016 Games could be over after she failed to qualify for this year`s World Championships in Moscow.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 09, 2012, 03:26
Double world champion Brittney Reese leaped 7.12 metres to win Olympic gold in the women`s long jump Wednesday.
Last Updated: Sunday, April 22, 2012, 22:17
Kerala`s Jithin Thomas stole the limelight with a personal best effort of 2.20m en route to winning gold in men`s high jump on the second day of the Federation Cup Senior National Athletics Championships here on Sunday.
Last Updated: Friday, September 02, 2011, 19:13
American Dwight Phillips successfully defended his world long jump title on Friday, leaping 8.45 meters.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 28, 2011, 21:42
India`s woman long jumper Mayookha Johny finished ninth in World Athletics Championships here Sunday.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 27, 2011, 20:28
Mayookha Johny qualified for the women`s long jump finals in the World Championships to become the only second Indian to do so after Anju Booby George.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 07, 2011, 17:39
Rattled by a dope scandal, Indian athletics finally has something to cheer about as long jumper Mayookha Johny led the Indian charge with a gold on the opening day of the 19th Asian Championships.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 06, 2011, 14:54
Usain Bolt has all the tools to be a top-class long jumper but the Jamaican should wait until after the 2012 Olympics to give the event a go, world record holder Mike Powell said.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 15, 2010, 21:52
Australian world indoor long jump champion Fabrice Lapierre made up his mind to take part in the CWG in New Delhi after initial reluctance to travel to India.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 27, 2009, 22:19
Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt says he wants to try a new event — the long jump.
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