London 2017: Lasitskene, Mayer and Pearson among gold medal winners on penultimate evening

London 2017: Lasitskene, Mayer and Pearson among gold medal winners on penultimate evening

By Tom Hiscott
Maria Lasitskene became the first athlete to win world championship gold under the neutral flag...
London 2017: Kori Carter outkicks Dalilah Muhammad to take 400metre hurdles gold

London 2017: Kori Carter outkicks Dalilah Muhammad to take 400metre hurdles gold

By Tom Hiscott
America's Kori Carter won gold in the women's 400m hurdles from lane nine...
London 2017: Ramil Guliyev takes shock 200m victory as cult hero Isaac Makwala misses out on a medal

London 2017: Ramil Guliyev takes shock 200m victory as cult hero Isaac Makwala misses out on a medal

By Chris Lincoln
Guliyev just edged Wayde van Niekerk on the finish line....

London 2017: Phyllis Francis takes dramatic Women's 400m Gold

American Phyllis Francis took a shock Gold in the women's 400m final in a new personal best of 49.92, on a rain-soaked evening at the World Athletics Championships in London. Francis stole in to take the World title, after Olympic champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo lost her footing in the final metres of the home straight, with the finish line in sight. The Bahamian dropped to fourth, as Salwa Eid Naser surged in the final 50m to take silver ahead of defending champion Allyson Felix, who was forced to settle for bronze. Naser fastest into final Coming into the evening's final, World Junior champion Salwa Eid Naser of Bahrain recorded the unlikely feat of being the fastest athlete clocking a new national record time of 50.08, beating defending World champion Allyson Felix in Monday's semi-final. Olympic champion from Rio last summer Miller-Uibo won her respective semi, and progressed with the third quickest time. The Bahamian was joined by the Jamaican trio of Shericka Jackson,...
Wayde van Niekerk and Isaac Makwala final showdown is on after a dramatic evening of 200m running

Wayde van Niekerk and Isaac Makwala final showdown is on after a dramatic evening of 200m running ByChris Lincoln

Isiah Young qualified with the fastest semi-final time as Yohan Blake's failure to qualify blew the medal positions wide open for the final....
Isaac Makwala to run 200m time trial after missing heats due to norovirus

Isaac Makwala to run 200m time trial after missing heats due to norovirus ByChris Lincoln

The Botswanan's World Championship story has taken another astonishing twist....
Omar McLeod rekindles Jamaican spirit with 110m hurdles gold

Omar McLeod rekindles Jamaican spirit with 110m hurdles gold

By Chris Lincoln
After shocks in the men and women's 100m sprint races, McLeod finally earned the Caribbean nation's first gold of the World Championships....
Belgium have their first World Champion thanks to Nafi Thiam's Heptathlon gold

Belgium have their first World Champion thanks to Nafi Thiam's Heptathlon gold

By Tom Hiscott
Nafi Thiam lived up to her favourite's tag to take gold in the Women's Heptathlon at the 2017 World Athletics Championships...
Tori Bowie claims stunning Gold in Women's 100m

Tori Bowie claims stunning Gold in Women's 100m

By Neil Leverett
American takes wins in a time of 10.84 ahead of Marie-Josee Ta Lou with Dafne Schippers taking the bronze....
Kenya's Geoffrey Kirui takes Marathon gold as Britain's Callum Hawkins falls just short of the medals

Kenya's Geoffrey Kirui takes Marathon gold as Britain's Callum Hawkins falls just short of the medals ByChris Lincoln

Hawkins produced a personal best time to finish fourth, just 26 seconds away from a bronze medal....
British duo Laura Muir and Laura Weightman qualify for 1500m World Championship final

British duo Laura Muir and Laura Weightman qualify for 1500m World Championship final ByChris Lincoln

The pair finished third and fourth in their respective heats whilst World record holder Genzebe Dibaba only qualified as a fastest loser....
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