18 World Champions heading to Diamond League event in Zurich

18 World Champions heading to Diamond League event in Zurich

By Oliver Dickson Jefford
Stars such as Dafne Schippers, Wayde Van Niekerk, Caster Semenya, and Justin Gatlin will be amongst those in action in Zurich on August 24th...
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

The final race of the World Athletics Championships proved to be one of the most exciting, with Trinidad and Tobago causing another shock to take gold in the Men’s 4x400-meters relay ahead of America in a thrilling final in London. The American quartet were reasonably heavy favorites heading into the final, though they did not put enough distance between themselves and the Trinidadian quartet, with Lalonde Gordon overhauling Fred Kerley in the final straight to seal the Caribbean nation’s only gold of the event in a time of 2:58.21, with America 0.49 seconds behind. Behind them was Great Britain, who took surprise bronze medal with a time of 2:59.00 in front of their home crowd. The Trinidadian quartet celebrate after taking gold (Getty/A;exander Hassenstein) Belgium, led by the Borlee brothers, finished in fourth place, with Spain in fifth and Cuba in sixth. Poland, considered by many as a medal contender, disappointed as they...
World Athletics Championships: Caster Semenya takes second 800m world title

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

The South African was pushed hard by the likes of Francine Niyonsaba and Ajee Wilson, though set a new lifetime best to regain the title she won in 2009....
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: Great Britain take shock men's 4x100m gold

World Athletics Championships: Great Britain take shock men's 4x100m gold ByOliver Dickson Jefford

The British quartet led throughout the race, holding off America at the last, though there was a sad end for Usain Bolt who pulled up injured....
World Athletics Championships: Sally Pearson regains 100m hurdles title

World Athletics Championships: Sally Pearson regains 100m hurdles title

By Oliver Dickson Jefford
With world record holder Kendra Harrison faltering, it was the Australian who took another gold, ahead of Dawn Harper-Nelson and Pamela Dutkiewicz...
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 ByPathik 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....
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