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Feature15 May 2021

Family links, from Tokyo in 1991 to 2021

In Olympic year, and to mark the International Day of Families, we take a look at some of the familial connections between athletes who competed at the 1991 World Athletics Championships in Tokyo and those who are contenders for this year's Games in the Japanese capital.

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Series14 Sep 2019

Fab five: world records set at the World Championships

In the latest of our fab five series, we focus on a clutch of world champions who garnished their considerable achievement with the elation of posting a world record.

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Press Release06 Sep 2019

Powell named ambassador for IAAF World Athletics Championship Doha 2019

World long jump record-holder and two-time world champion Mike Powell has been named an ambassador for the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019.

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Series06 Nov 2018

IAAF Inside Athletics – Mike Powell

The 17th episode of this season's IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now and features an exclusive interview with world long jump record-holder Mike Powell.

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Press Release12 Jun 2018

Mike Powell loans Tokyo 91 world record vest and number to IAAF Heritage Exhibition in Ostrava

Long jump world record holder Mike Powell today visited the IAAF Heritage World / Continental Cup - 1977 To 2018 – Exhibition in Ostrava, Czech Republic.

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Series18 May 2015

Personal bests – Mike Powell

Men's long jump world record holder, two-time former world champion, and IAAF Ambassador Mike Powell is a self-confessed 'track geek.' The effervescent American was also in Beijing last week as part of the ‘100 days to go’ celebrations ahead of the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015.

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IaafNews14 May 2015

Visit from athletics legends marks 100 days to go until IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

Three world record holders went on a tour of the Chinese capital on Thursday (14) as the city begins the 100-day countdown to the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015.

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IaafNews02 Mar 2015

Powell continues tour of New Zealand with IAAF / Nestlé Kids’ Athletics event in Dunedin

More than 700 youngsters gathered at the state-of-the-art Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin for the latest leg of the official launch of the IAAF / Nestle Kids' Athletics initiative in New Zealand.

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IaafNews26 Feb 2015

Powell leaves lasting impression at IAAF / Nestlé Kids’ Athletics event in Auckland

During a long and distinguished career, world long jump record-holder Mike Powell was never one to lack confidence.

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News12 Aug 2013

IAAF Ambassadors Press Conference 12 August: Dawn Harper, Ed Moses, Mike Powell

American athletics legends Ed Moses and Mike Powell were accompanied by their compatriot Dawn Harper, the 2008 Olympic Games gold medallist and silver medallist in London last summer to the third of the IAAF Ambassadors press conferences on Monday (12).

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Press Release12 Jun 2013

Mike Powell returns to Moscow for another Master Class

Mike Powell, the World record holder in the Long Jump and an IAAF Ambassador, never competed in the Russian capital during his career but visited Moscow in February 2009 to give a Master Class to the local kids and promised to come back again.

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News10 May 2001

Mike Powell returns to action on Saturday at Modesto Relays

The last time Mike Powell took a leap in a long jump competition was in the Atlanta Olympic final.

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