World Athletics Championships: Christian Taylor edges Will Claye to claim historic third gold medal

World Athletics Championships: Christian Taylor edges Will Claye to claim historic third gold medal

By Pathik Gamana
In a fascinating battle, Christian Taylor won a third triple jump world championships title ahead of Will Claye who took the silver and Nelson Evora the bronze....
World Athletics Championships: Phyllis Francis upsets the field to take gold in the 400m

World Athletics Championships: Phyllis Francis upsets the field to take gold in the 400m

By Pathik Gamana
In a dramatic Women's 400m final, Phyllis Francis of the USA took home gold with Bahrain's Salma Eid Naser taking silver with a national record and Allyson Felix took home the bronze medal....
World Athletics Championships: Karsten Warholm storms to victory in 400m hurdles

World Athletics Championships: Karsten Warholm storms to victory in 400m hurdles

By Oliver Dickson Jefford
The 21-year old Norwegian held off late charges from Yasmani Copello and title favorite Kerron Clement to take his first ever global title....

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

Wayde Van Niekerk continued to write his name into Athletics history on Tuesday evening, successfully defending his 400-meters title at the World Athletics Championships without being threatened. With potential challenger Isaac Makwala controversially absent, the South African was the heavy favorite to take the gold medal. Van Niekerk, who broke the world record in taking the Olympic title last summer, was in control throughout, taking gold in a time of 43.98 seconds. Stephen Gardiner of the Bahamas, the fastest qualifier into the final, picked up an impressive silver medal in a time of 44.41 seconds, with Qatar’s Abdalelah Haroun finishing incredibly quickly to pick up the bronze medal in a season’s best of 44.48 seconds. The end of the race, with Niekerk having already crossed the line (Getty/Patrick Smith) Haroun did edge past Baboloki Thebe, who eventually finished in fourth place. Nathon Allen finished in fifth place, with fellow Jamaican Demish Gaye finishing...
World Athletics Championships: Pierre-Ambroise Bosse storms to 800m title

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

World Athletics Championship: Faith Kipyegon takes gold in thrilling 1500m final ByOliver 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 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: Luvo Manyonga takes home the gold medal for South Africa

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

By Pathik Gamana
In a tight competition, South Africa's Luvo Manyonga took home gold with his compatriot Rushwahl Samaai joining him on the podium with a bronze as Jarrion Lawson won silver....
World Athletics Championships: Justin Gatlin stuns the world to take 100m title

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

By Oliver 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

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

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

Andre De Grasse will miss the 2017 World Championships after straining his hamstring...
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