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.

Powell rues lack of top-flight rivalry

World athletics has suffered from a lack of high-profile rivalries due to the growing influence of money on the sport, says Mike Powell.

Good thing that cheats are being caught: Powell

Former world champion long jumper Mike Powell feels that it is a blessing in disguise that athletes who are using banned drugs are being caught by the regulatory authorities.