Mayookha wins gold in Asian Athletics C`ship

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

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.

Bolt says he wants to try long jump

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