Brazil`s Da Silva retains men`s world indoor long jump

Brazil`s Mauro Vinicius Da Silva defended his men`s long jump title at the World Indoor Athletics Championships at Sopot on Saturday.

Long jumper Smith qualifies for World Championships

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.

High jumper Thomas steals show in Fed Cup Athletics

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

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

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

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.

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 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.

Bolt says he wants to try long jump

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