Barshim Wins High Jump Gold At World Championships

Mutaz Essa Barshim of Qatar has won gold in the men’s high jump at the IAAF World Championships here. Barshim registered an attempt of 2.35 metres to finish at the top of the podium on Sunday night while 20-year-old neutral athlete Danyll

Vetter Seizes Javelin Title At London Worlds

The IAAF World Championships continues to yield surprises with Johannes Vetter of Germany winning the men’s javelin event as defending champion Julius Yego and Olympic champion Thomas Rohler failed to deliver. Vetter bagged his first ever medal at a major global competition

Kori Carter Wins Women’s 400m Hurdles At Worlds

Underdog Kori Carter made a surprising lane nine move to bag the gold in the women’s 400 metres hurdles at the IAAF World Athletics Championships here. Carter on Thursday clocked 53.07 seconds to upset Olympic champion and her American compatriot Dalilah Muhammad,

Frenchman Bosse Crowned Men’s 800m World Champion

Pierre-Ambroise Bosse of France tasted his first world title in men’s 800m at IAAF World Championships here. “Am I dreaming? I still can’t believe it,” a surprised Bosse said after the victory on Tuesday night, reports Xinhua news agency.  Virat Kohli  Others

IAAF Congress Votes To Extend Russia Ban

The Congress of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has voted to extend a ban imposed on Russia for state-sponsored doping. A total of 166 members of the Congress on Thursday backed the IAAF Council’s proposal for maintaining the ban even

Bolt Confident About Chances In IAAF World Championships

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt said he was pretty confident about his chances in the upcoming IAAF World Championships, which will be his last competition before retiring. At a press conference here on Tuesday, Bolt, who will run only 100 metres and 4×100 metres

Kenyan Star Rudisha Pulls Out OF World Championships

Two-time world champion David Rudisha has pulled out of the London 2017 IAAF World Championships due to injury. Rudisha, who won gold at the Daegu 2011 and Beijing 2015 editions of the World Championships, announced his withdrawal on Twitter on Monday evening,

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