World Athletics Championships: USA quartet win women's 4x400m gold to cap off a fantastic week

World Athletics Championships: USA quartet win women's 4x400m gold to cap off a fantastic week

By Pathik Gamana
USA clinched another gold medal in the 4x400m with Great Britain winning the silver and Poland the bronze. This coming after Jamaica pulled up just 50m into the second leg....
World Athletics Championships: Mutaz Essa Barshim claims first World High Jump gold

World Athletics Championships: Mutaz Essa Barshim claims first World High Jump gold

By Pathik Gamana
Mutaz Essa Barshim claimed victory as he won his very first World Championships gold medal. Danil Lysenko took home the silver as Syria's Majededdin Ghazal shocked the field to earn a well deserved bronze medal....
World Athletics Championships: Trinidad and Tobago stun America for 4x400m gold

World Athletics Championships: Trinidad and Tobago stun America for 4x400m gold

By Oliver Dickson Jefford
A Championship that has been full of surprises ended with one more shock result, with Trinidad and Tobago’s Lalonde Gordon passing America’s Fred Kerley on the final straight for the nation’s first gold....

World Athletics Championships: Caster Semenya takes second 800m world title

Caster Semenya showed why she was perhaps the heaviest favorite in any event at the World Athletics Championships on Sunday, running a new personal best of 1:55.16 to take gold in the Women’s 800-meters. The South African, who had already taken a bronze medal in the 1500-meters, did not find things easy but proved far too strong down the back straight and became the eighth fastest woman in history with her new national record. Francine Niyonsaba once again had to settle for second place behind Semenya, herself running a very fast time of 1:55.92, with Ajee Wilson capping off an impressive season to finish in third place in a time of 1:56.65. Niyonsaba, Semenya, and Wilson celebrate after the final (Getty/Matthia Hangst) The eventual medalists were well ahead of the rest of the field, with Margaret Wambui almost a second behind Wilson to finish in fourth. Melissa Bishop, the silver medalist two years ago,...
World Athletics Championships: Hellen Obiri fends off Almaz Ayana for 5,000m gold

World Athletics Championships: Hellen Obiri fends off Almaz Ayana for 5,000m gold ByOliver Dickson Jefford

Obiri and Ayana contested a thrilling duel in London, though the Kenyan produced an incredibly strong final 300m to beat the Ethiopian. Sifan Hassan took bronze....
World Athletics Championships: Maria Lasitskene wins gold to retain her High Jump title

World Athletics Championships: Maria Lasitskene wins gold to retain her High Jump title ByPathik Gamana

The Russian Maria Lasitskene continued her dominance and stretched her win to 25 competitions as she won gold to retain her World Championships medal. Yuliya Levchenko took home the silver with Licwinko the bronze....
World Athletics Championships: Dafne Schippers successfully defends 200m title

World Athletics Championships: Dafne Schippers successfully defends 200m title

By Oliver Dickson Jefford
The Dutchwoman was forced to settle for silver in the Olympic games last year, though she went one better this time to get her second medal of the meet, ahead of the likes of Marie-Josee Ta Lou and Shaunae Miller-Uibo....
World Athletics Championships: Emma Coburn takes steeplechase gold in thrilling final

World Athletics Championships: Emma Coburn takes steeplechase gold in thrilling final

By Oliver Dickson Jefford
Coburn set a new championship record as she took gold ahead of fellow American Courtney Frerichs. Defending champion Hyvin Jepkemoi finished in third place....
World Athletics Championships: Brittney Reese wins long jump as the USA continue goldrush

World Athletics Championships: Brittney Reese wins long jump as the USA continue goldrush

By Pathik Gamana
Brittney Reese claimed a fourth World Champs gold medal, to take her overall medal tally to eight. Darya Klishina competing as a neutral claimed the silver whilst Bartoletta by the skin of her teeth stole the bronze medal....
World Athletics Championships: Kori Carter fends off Dalilah Muhammad for 400m hurdles title

World Athletics Championships: Kori Carter fends off Dalilah Muhammad for 400m hurdles title ByOliver Dickson Jefford

Carter, out in lane eight, was behind her fellow American at the start but pulled through to take her first global title....
World Athletics Championships: Ramil Guliyev takes surprise 200m gold

World Athletics Championships: Ramil Guliyev takes surprise 200m gold ByOliver Dickson Jefford

The Turk, who used to represent Azerbaijan, ran well around the bend and held firm down the home straight as he fended off the likes of Wayde Van Niekerk and Jereem Richards....
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