World Athletics Championships

British Olympic Association chairman Lord Sebastian Coe attends a press conference ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at the Main Press Center (MPC) on February 6, 2014
Lord Coe defends 2021 World Athletics Championships decision
Lord Sebastian Coe once again refutes claims that the 2021 World Athletics Championships was awarded to Eugene purely because of Nike's links with the American city.
Dec 10, 17:16
Dina Asher-Smith celebrates after taking silver in the women's 60m at the European Athletics Indoor Championships in March 2015
Interview: Great British sprinter Dina Asher-Smith
Sports Mole speaks with Great British sprinter Dina Asher-Smith following a year in which she has broken numerous records and earned many plaudits.
Nov 2, 12:25
'Big' Usain Bolt celebrates on his knees after winning gold in the men's 200m at the World Championships on August 27, 2015
Jamaica's Usain Bolt yet to put a date on retirement
Usain Bolt says that he does not know when he will retire from athletics, but adds that it will be after the next Olympic Games or World Athletics Championships.
Oct 8, 14:33
Isobel Pooley celebrates with the England flag after winning silver in the women's high jump on August 1, 2014
Isobel Pooley over Beijing disappointment
Isobel Pooley says that she is over the disappointment of her failure to reach the final of the women's high jump at the World Athletics Championships.
Oct 5, 16:16
Joyce Zakary of Kenya competes in the Women's 400 metres heats during day three of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadium on August 24, 2015
IAAF defends level of drug testing at World Athletics Championships
The IAAF defends the drug-testing methods used at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing.
Sep 3, 12:44
Ginger Greg Rutherford celebrates winning the long jump for Great Britain at the World Championships on August 25, 2015
World Athletics Championships: British athletes that impressed
Sports Mole selects the British athletes that made the biggest impressions at the recent World Athletics Championships.
Sep 2, 17:21
Britain's Mo Farah celebrates with a 'mobot' pose after winning the final of the men's 5000 metres athletics event at the 2015 IAAF World Championships at the 'Bird's Nest' National Stadium in Beijing on August 29, 2015
Sebastian Coe hails "spectacular" Mo Farah
Sebastian Coe hails the success of Mo Farah after his 5,000m and 10,000m gold medals at the World Athletics Championships.
Aug 31, 13:36
Seren Bundy-Davies of Great Britain & Northern Ireland competes in the Women's 400 metres Final during day two of the 2015 European Athletics Indoor Championships at O2 Arena on March 7, 2015
Seren Bundy-Davies delighted with medal success
Seren Bundy-Davies praises her teammates after helping Great Britain to a bronze medal in the 4x400m relay at the World Athletics Championships.
Aug 31, 12:58
UK Athletics Performance Director Neil Black speaks to the media during a Sainsbury's Birmingham Grand Prix - International Athletes Press Conference at The Hyatt Hotel on June 6, 2015
Neil Black: 'It's been an unbelievable Championships'
Neil Black says that Great Britain's performance at the World Athletics Championships was "unbelievable".
Aug 30, 14:30
Rabah Yousif of Great Britain, Delanno Williams of Great Britain, Jarryd Dunn of Great Britain and Martyn Rooney of Great Britain celebrate after winning bronze in the Men's 4x400 Metres Relay final during day nine of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Champio
Martyn Rooney: 'I'll name my baby Bird's Nest'
Martyn Rooney jokes that he may name his baby after the Bird's Nest stadium following Great Britain's 4x400m relay bronze medal.
Aug 30, 14:17
Great Britain's Martyn Rooney celebrates his victory in the Men's 400m final during the European Athletics Championships at the Letzigrund stadium in Zurich on August 15, 2014
Martyn Rooney: '4x400m team rose to the occasion'
Martyn Rooney says that Great Britain's men's 4x400m relay team "rose to the occasion" by winning the bronze medal at the World Athletics Championships.
Aug 30, 14:08
Ginger Greg Rutherford celebrates winning the long jump for Great Britain at the World Championships on August 25, 2015
Great Britain finish fourth at World Athletics Championships
Great Britain finish fourth at the World Athletics Championships after four gold medals, one silver and two bronzes.
Aug 30, 13:58
Rabah Yousif of Great Britain, Delanno Williams of Great Britain, Jarryd Dunn of Great Britain and Martyn Rooney of Great Britain celebrate after winning bronze in the Men's 4x400 Metres Relay final during day nine of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Champio
Result: Great Britain claim bronze in men's 4x400m relay
Great Britain win the bronze medal in the men's 4x400m relay after a photo finish.
Aug 30, 13:42
Canada's Derek Drouin reacts in the final of the men's high jump athletics event at the 2015 IAAF World Championships at the 'Bird's Nest' National Stadium in Beijing on August 30, 201
Result: Canada's Derek Drouin wins high jump gold in dramatic style
Canada's Derek Drouin wins the high jump gold medal at the World Athletics Championships, with Ukraine's Bohdan Bondarenko and China's Guowei Zhang sharing the silver.
Aug 30, 13:32
Christine Ohuruogu of Great Britain, Anyika Onuora of Great Britain, Eilidh Child of Great Britain and Seren Bundy-Davies of Great Britain celebrate after winning bronze in the Women's 4x400 Relay Final during day nine of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Cha
Result: Britain claim bronze in 4x400m relay, Jamaica win gold
Britain claim bronze in the women's 4x400m relay, with Jamaica taking gold and USA winning silver.
Aug 30, 13:17
Germany's Kathrina Molitor reacts in the final of the women's javelin throw athletics event at the 2015 IAAF World Championships at the 'Bird's Nest' National Stadium in Beijing on August 30, 2015
Result: Germany's Kathrina Molitor wins women's javelin gold
Germany's Kathrina Molitor wins the women's javelin gold at the World Athletics Championships.
Aug 30, 13:06
Asbel Kiprop of Kenya crosses the finish line to win gold in the Men's 1500 metres final ahead of Elijah Motonei Manangoi of Kenya and Abdalaati Iguider of Morocco during day nine of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing Nati
Result: Asbel Kiprop wins 1500m gold with sprint finish
Asbel Kiprop wins the 1500m gold medal at the World Athletics Championships after a five-man sprint finish.
Aug 30, 12:55
Mohamed Farah of Great Britain wins gold in the Men's 10000 metres final during day one of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadium on August 22, 2015
Brendan Foster: 'Mo Farah is GB's best sportsman ever'
Brendan Foster says that double gold-medal winner Mo Farah is the best British sportsman ever.
Aug 30, 12:44
Gold medalist Mare Dibaba of Ethiopia poses on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Women's Marathon final during day nine of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadium on August 30, 2015
Result: Almaz Ayana shocks Genzebe Dibaba to win 5000m
Almaz Ayana shocks Genzebe Dibaba to win the women's 5000m at the World Athletics Championships.
Aug 30, 12:36
Katarina Johnson-Thompson of Great Britain reacts after competing in the Women's Heptathlon 200 metres during day one of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadium on August 22, 2015
Katarina Johnson-Thompson: 'It's the most disappointing week of my life'
Katarina Johnson-Thompson says that her performances at the World Athletics Championships were "definitely disappointing".
Aug 30, 12:09
Britain's Mo Farah celebrates with a 'mobot' pose after winning the final of the men's 5000 metres athletics event at the 2015 IAAF World Championships at the 'Bird's Nest' National Stadium in Beijing on August 29, 2015
Teacher: 'Mo Farah fought against running'
Former PE teacher Alan Watkinson says that Mo Farah "fought against" running while at school.
Aug 30, 11:46
James Ellington of Great Britain and Richard Kilty of Great Britain react after failing to finish in the Men's 4x100 Metres Relay final during day eight of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadium on August 29,
British Sprinters hit out at Chijindu Ujah's selection
Great Britain would have won a medal in the men's 4x100m relay had Chijindu Ujah not been selected, according to Richard Kilty and James Ellington.
Aug 30, 10:26
Gold medalist Mare Dibaba of Ethiopia poses on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Women's Marathon final during day nine of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadium on August 30, 2015
Result: Mare Dibaba wins women's marathon at World Athletics Championships
Mare Dibaba becomes the first Ethiopian to win a gold medal in the women's marathon at the World Athletics Championships, beating Kenyan Helah Kiprop in a sprint finish.
Aug 30, 03:11
Poland's Piotr Malachowski competes in the final of the men's discus throw athletics event at the 2015 IAAF World Championships at the 'Bird's Nest' National Stadium in Beijing on August 29, 2015
Result: Piotr Malachowski claims discus title
Poland's Piotr Malachowski wins gold in the men's discus throw at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing.
Aug 29, 14:30
Usain Bolt of Jamaica crosses the finish line to win gold in the Men's 4x100 Metres Relay final ahead of Mike Rodgers of the United States during day eight of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadium on August 2
Result: Usain Bolt leads Jamaica to relay gold
Usain Bolt leads Jamaica to gold in the 4x100m relay at the World Athletics Championships.
Aug 29, 14:15
Jamaica's Elaine Thompson, Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Jamaica's Veronica Campbell-Brown and Jamaica's Natasha Morrison pose after winning the final of the women's 4x100 metres relay athletics event at the 2015 IAAF World Championships at the 'Bird
Result: Jamaica win women's 4x100m relay
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce leads Jamaica to victory in the women's 4x100m relay at the World Athletics Championships.
Aug 29, 13:55
Ashton Eaton of the United States celebrates after finishing second in the Men's Decathlon 1500 metres heat 2 to win gold in the overall Men's Decathlon during day eight of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadi
Result: Ashton Eaton breaks decathlon world record
American decathlete Ashton Eaton breaks his own world record to secure the gold medal at the World Athletics Championships.
Aug 29, 13:42
Mohamed Farah of Great Britain wins gold in the Men's 10000 metres final during day one of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadium on August 22, 2015
Paula Radcliffe hails "magician" Mo Farah
Marathon world record holder Paula Radcliffe calls Mo Farah a "magician" following his 5,000m win at the World Athletics Championships.
Aug 29, 13:27
Mo Farah of Great Britain celebrates after winning the Mens 3000m Final during day one of the Sainsbury's Anniversary Games at The Stadium - Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on July 24, 2015
Mo Farah praises medical team
Great Britain's Mo Farah praises the medical team after helping him overcome a hamstring injury to retain his 5,000m title at the World Athletics Championships.
Aug 29, 13:19
Maria Kuchina of Russia celebrates after winning gold in the Women's High Jump final during day eight of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadium on August 29, 2015
Result: Russia's Mariya Kuchina claims high jump gold
Russia's Mariya Kuchina secures the gold medal in the women's high jump with a personal best jump of 2.01m at the World Athletics Championships.
Aug 29, 13:05
Britain's Mo Farah celebrates with a 'mobot' pose after winning the final of the men's 5000 metres athletics event at the 2015 IAAF World Championships at the 'Bird's Nest' National Stadium in Beijing on August 29, 2015
Result: Mo Farah retains 5,000m world title
Great Britain's Mo Farah successfully retains his 5,000m title at the World Athletics Championships.
Aug 29, 12:45
Marina Arzamasova of Belarus crosses the finish line to win gold in the Women's 800 metres final during day eight of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadium on August 29, 2015
Result: Belarus's Marina Arzamasova wins 800m gold
Belarus's Marina Arzamasova holds on to claim gold in the 800m final at the World Athletics Championships.
Aug 29, 12:27
Ashton Eaton celebrates winning his heat of the 400 metres in the men's decathlon athletics event at the 2015 IAAF World Championships at the 'Bird's Nest' National Stadium in Beijing on August 28, 2015
Ashton Eaton on course to break decathlon world record
Reigning world decathlon champion Ashton Eaton extends his lead after strong performances in the pole vault and javelin events.
Aug 29, 12:01
Great Britain's Dina Asher-Smith reacts after competing in a women's 200 M heat during the European Athletics Championships at the Letzigrund stadium in Zurich on August 14, 2014
Dina Asher-Smith, Chijindu Ujah come in for relay finals
Sprinters Dina Asher-Smith and Chijindu Ujah come into Great Britain's relays teams for the 4x100m finals after sitting out the heats at the World Athletics Championships.
Aug 29, 11:42
Great Britain's Martyn Rooney celebrates his victory in the Men's 400m final during the European Athletics Championships at the Letzigrund stadium in Zurich on August 15, 2014
Martyn Rooney wants "worthwhile" 4x400m relay final
Britain's Martyn Rooney hopes that he can make the 4x400m final "worthwhile" after missing the birth of his first child to compete at the World Athletics Championships.
Aug 29, 11:31
Tiffany Porter racing in Birmingham on June 28, 2014
Tiffany Porter vows to return stronger
British hurdler Tiffany Porter believes that she will return stronger after missing out on a medal in the 100m hurdles final at the World Athletics Championships.
Aug 29, 11:12
James Ellington of England looks on after he competes in the Men's 200 metres heats at Hampden Park during day seven of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 30, 2014
James Ellington: 'Great Britain relay team can go faster'
British sprinter James Ellington promises that the relay team can go quicker in the final of the 4x100m relay.
Aug 29, 10:53
Asha Philip, Ashleigh Nelson, Anyika Onuora and Desiree Henry pose with a Union Jack after winning gold in the Women's 4x100 metres relay final during day six of the 22nd European Athletics Championships at Stadium Letzigrund on August 17, 2014
Asha Philip: 'Great Britain's relay team can rise to the occasion'
British sprinter Asha Philip believes that the 4x100m team will "rise to the occasion" after qualifying for the final at the World Athletics Championships.
Aug 29, 10:37
Robert Grabarz of Great Britain looks on after the Men's High Jump final during Day Six of the 14th IAAF World Athletics Championships on August 15, 2013
Robbie Grabarz looking forward to Olympics
British high jump champion Robbie Grabarz insists that he is "excited" for next year's Olympics despite failing to reach the final at the World Athletics Championships.
Aug 29, 10:19
Team GB logo
Result: Great Britain, Usain Bolt-less Jamaica reach 4x100m final in Beijing
Great Britain reach the final of the men's 4x100m relay with a season-best time of 38.20s.
Aug 29, 05:55