World Athletics Championships

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Justin Gatlin: 'Usain Bolt is an inspiration'
World 100m champion Justin Gatlin hails Usain Bolt as an "inspiration" after beating him in the Jamaican's final 100m race.
Aug 5, 22:34
Usain Bolt in action ahead of the men's 100m semi-finals on August 15, 2016
Usain Bolt content with "wonderful" farewell
Sprinting legend Usain Bolt insists that he is content with his "wonderful" farewell despite missing out on gold at the World Athletics Championships in London.
Aug 5, 22:25
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Result: Usain Bolt beaten to gold by Justin Gatlin in final 100m
Usain Bolt is beaten to the gold medal by Justin Gatlin in the final 100m race of his career at the World Athletics Championships in London.
Aug 5, 21:48
Greg Rutherford in action at the Rio Olympics on August 13, 2016
Greg Rutherford withdraws from World Athletics Championships
Greg Rutherford will not get the chance to add to his medal collection at the 2017 World Athletics Championships after being forced to withdraw through injury.
Jul 25, 11:40
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Sebastian Coe 'cannot guarantee' drug-free World Athletics Championships
Lord Sebastian Coe claims that certain athletes "will always seek to cheat", but believes that it is now a lot easier to spot those who benefit from doping.
Jul 23, 12:59
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Ban on Russian athletes extended until November by IAAF
The International Association of Athletics Federations rules that Russian Federation athletes will be unable to compete in international competition until November.
Feb 6, 22:16
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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


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