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Preview of men's events

Updated: August 4, 2005, 3:21 PM ET
Reuters

A preview of the men's events at the 2005 World Track and Field Championships, which begin Saturday in Helsinki:

100 meters Olympic champion: Justin Gatlin (U.S.) World champion: Kim Collins (Saint Kitts and Nevis) World-record holder: Asafa Powell (Jamaica) 9.77 seconds World leader: Powell 9.77 Breakdown: The anticipated showdown between Gatlin and Powell will not take place after the world record holder pulled out with a groin injury sustained in the London Grand Prix last month. Gatlin ...

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