Powell calls for head to head clashes

Athletics will suffer unless it offers more head-to-head meetings of key performers such as Usain Bolt and Tyson Gay, according to former 100 metres world record holder Asafa Powell.

“We need to have our top stars racing each other to make the sport exciting,” Jamaican Powell, who held the world mark until his compatriot Bolt began his record-breaking blitz, told Reuters via email. Read more >>

Source: Supersports.com via Trackandfieldnews.com