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Long jumper Smith qualifies for World Championships

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.

Former Olympic champion Maggi ponders retirement

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.

Olympic long jump: America`s Reese wins women`s gold

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.

High jumper Thomas steals show in Fed Cup Athletics

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.

Dwight Phillips wins fourth world long jump title

Last Updated: Friday, September 02, 2011, 19:13

American Dwight Phillips successfully defended his world long jump title on Friday, leaping 8.45 meters.

World Athletics: India`s Mayookha finishes 9th in long jump

Last Updated: Sunday, August 28, 2011, 21:42

India`s woman long jumper Mayookha Johny finished ninth in World Athletics Championships here Sunday.

Mayookha qualifies for World C`ships long jump finals

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.

Mayookha wins gold in Asian Athletics C`ship

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.

Bolt could break my record: Powell

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.

Australian long jumper Lapierre to compete at Delhi CWG

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.

Bolt says he wants to try long jump

Last Updated: Thursday, August 27, 2009, 22:19

Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt says he wants to try a new event — the long jump.