World Athletics Championships: Wayde Van Niekerk eases to 400m gold

World Athletics Championships: Wayde Van Niekerk eases to 400m gold

By Oliver Dickson Jefford
Amidst controversy over the absence of Isaac Makwala, Van Niekerk did not looked threatened as he easily took a second world title....
World Athletics Championships: Pierre-Ambroise Bosse storms to 800m title

World Athletics Championships: Pierre-Ambroise Bosse storms to 800m title

By Oliver Dickson Jefford
Bosse won his first global title on Tuesday, producing an amazing final 250m to take the title ahead of Adam Kszczot and Kipyegon Bett....
World Athletics Championships: Sam Kendricks takes home the gold while more frustration for Renaud Lavillenie

World Athletics Championships: Sam Kendricks takes home the gold while more frustration for Renaud Lavillenie

By Pathik Gamana
In a highly contested Pole Vault competition, Sam Kendricks continued his red hot form by winning the gold medal. Lisek of Poland took home the silver medal whilst Lavillenie had to settle for bronze....

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

Faith Kipyegon added to her Olympic title from Rio de Janeiro last summer by taking gold in the women’s 1500-meters final, proving too strong over the final lap in what was an incredible contest at the World Athletics Championships In what was billed by many as the final of the Championships, with so many potential contenders, it was Kipyegon who held her nerve, battling with Sifan Hassan throughout the final 400-meters before pulling away to win the title in a title of 4:02.59. America’s Jenny Simpson showed her championships mentality by finishing strongly to take the silver medal in a time of 4:02.76, with 800-meter specialist Caster Semenya edging past home favorite Laura Muir to finish third in a time of 4:02.90. The scenes after the race, with Kipyegon beginning to celebrate her victory (Getty/David Ramos) Hassan, the fastest woman in the world this year this year and arguably the favorite for the...
World Athletics Championships: Tori Bowie takes 100m gold in dramatic fashion

World Athletics Championships: Tori Bowie takes 100m gold in dramatic fashion ByOliver 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 ByPathik 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: Mo Farah takes gold in thrilling 10,000m contest

World Athletics Championships: Mo Farah takes gold in thrilling 10,000m contest

By Oliver Dickson Jefford
Farah, the favorite for the title heading in, was forced into racing his second-fastest time ever as he saw off the likes of Paul Tanui and Joseph Cheptegei to take another gold medal....
Andre De Grasse will be missed at the World Championships

Andre De Grasse will be missed at the World Championships

By Jordan Trott
Andre De Grasse will miss the 2017 World Championships after straining his hamstring...
2017 World Athletics Championships: Men's 10,000m final preview

2017 World Athletics Championships: Men's 10,000m final preview

By Oliver Dickson Jefford
Heavy favorite Mo Farah will be looking to defend his title in front of his home crowd on what will be the first final of the World Athletics Championships....
Andre De Grasse forced out of World Athletics Championships due to injury

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