World Athletics Championship: Faith Kipyegon takes gold in thrilling 1500m final

World Athletics Championship: Faith Kipyegon takes gold in thrilling 1500m final

By Oliver Dickson Jefford
In a hotly contested race, Kipyegon proved too strong in the final lap as she added the World title to her Olympic title. Jenny Simpson and Caster Semenya finished strongly for silver and bronze respectively....
World Athletics Championships: Tori Bowie takes 100m gold in dramatic fashion

World Athletics Championships: Tori Bowie takes 100m gold in dramatic fashion

By Oliver Dickson Jefford
Bowie, the Olympic silver medalist, took gold at the last with a strong dip to edge ahead of Marie-Josee Ta Lou, with heavy favorite Elaine Thompson failing to medal....
World Athletics Championships: Katerina Stefanidi completes major pole vault titles

World Athletics Championships: Katerina Stefanidi completes major pole vault titles

By Pathik Gamana
Katerina Stefanidi added World Championships gold to her collection with Sandi Morris taking home the silver with Bronze going to Robeilys Peinado and Yarisley Silva....

World Athletics Championships: Luvo Manyonga takes home the gold medal for South Africa

With no Greg Rutherford in the field due to injury and Marquis Dendy and Jeff Henderson failing to qualify, it was an open final with it being anyone's game. After qualification, it was Czech Republic's Radek Juska who jumped the furthest at 8.24m with Maykel Messo further down in second at 8.15 and Rushwahl Samaai jumping the third longest at 8.14m.  South Africa came away triumphant following the event with two of their competitors coming away with a medal. Luvo Manyonga came away with his first gold medal jumping 8.48m, a significant step up from his 8.12 in qualifying. America's Jarrion Lawson took home the silver whilst Rushwahl Samaai came away with a bronze medal.  South Africa occupy two of the three podium places In the opening round jump, South Africa's Manyonga fouled whilst his biggest rival on the night Lawson jumped 8.37m to take the lead. Third place at this point went to...
World Athletics Championships: Justin Gatlin stuns the world to take 100m title

World Athletics Championships: Justin Gatlin stuns the world to take 100m title ByOliver Dickson Jefford

Gatlin, out in lane eight, pulled through to see off Christian Coleman and Usain Bolt to take the title in London....
World Athletics Championships: Almaz Ayana storms to 10,000m gold

World Athletics Championships: Almaz Ayana storms to 10,000m gold ByOliver Dickson Jefford

There were doubts about Ayana heading into the meet, though she was quite simply unbeatable as she eased to victory in an impressive performance....
Andre De Grasse forced out of World Athletics Championships due to injury

Andre De Grasse forced out of World Athletics Championships due to injury

By Oliver Dickson Jefford
De Grasse, who would have been running in three events in London, suffered a hamstring tear on Monday night and will miss the rest of 2017....
Former 400m World and Olympic champion Jeremy Wariner retires

Former 400m World and Olympic champion Jeremy Wariner retires

By Oliver Dickson Jefford
Wariner, one of the best 400 meters runners of the 2000’s, has retired after struggling with injury in the past few seasons. He is now focusing on running a Jimmy John’s franchise....
World Athletics Championships: Five things to follow in the Women's events

World Athletics Championships: Five things to follow in the Women's events

By Oliver Dickson Jefford
Stars such as Elaine Thompson, Caster Semenya, and Kendra Harrison will be amongst those worth watching when action begins this Friday....
World Athletics Championships: Five things to follow in the Men's events

World Athletics Championships: Five things to follow in the Men's events ByOliver Dickson Jefford

Stars such as Usain Bolt, Wayde Van Niekerk, and Christian Taylor will be amongst those to keep an eye on when action begins in London in a few days time....
David Rudisha out of World Athletics Championships with injury

David Rudisha out of World Athletics Championships with injury ByOliver Dickson Jefford

Rudisha, the world record hold and the double-defending champion in the 800 metres, has been forced out of the Championships in London due to a quad strain....
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