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Live: ISTAF Berlin IAAF World Challenge
06 September 2015
Live: ISTAF Berlin IAAF World Challenge
 Live stream, Results, Entries: IAAF World Challenge meet ISTAF Berlin. Event Scheduled for Sunday, September 6 at 5:00pm European Central Time. Watch Live
World Champ Dafne Schippers Takes Flames Games 100m in 11.12
06 September 2015
World Champ Dafne Schippers Takes Flames Games 100m in 11.12
After winning World 200m title and world silver in 100m in Beijing last week, Netherlands' sprint star Dafne Schippers returned to track with a win over 100m at 2015 Flame Games in
Lavillenie Vaults 5.93m at  Salzburg City Jump Meet
06 September 2015
Lavillenie Vaults 5.93m at Salzburg City Jump Meet
World pole vault record holder Renaud Lavillenie, after disappointing performance at Beijing World Championships last week, managed to bounce back on Friday by wining the
 Peres Jepchirchir runs world 10k lead
06 September 2015
Peres Jepchirchir runs world 10k lead
 Peres Jepchirchir gave ample proof of her status as a rising star among the distance events by running 30:55, the fastest time in the world for the women’s 10k, to take top
Entry Lists: ISTAF Berlin - IAAF World Challenge Meet
04 September 2015
Entry Lists: ISTAF Berlin - IAAF World Challenge Meet
 Five current world champions will headline ISTAF Berlin, an IAAF world challenge meet, on Sunday, September 6.   Germans will be able to see in action their two world
Geoffrey Ronoh eyes course record while Kilel and  Jelagat head strong women’s field at Prague GP
04 September 2015
Geoffrey Ronoh eyes course record while Kilel and Jelagat head strong women’s field at Prague GP
Geoffrey Ronoh, the defending champion in the Birell Prague Grand Prix, leads parallel lives. He is as committed to his career as a Wildlife Ranger in Kenya, combating the
Final Scores: Diamond Race Winners
04 September 2015
Final Scores: Diamond Race Winners
First 16 Diamond Race Champions were crowned after the conclusion of the first Diamond League finals at Zurich Letzigrund Stadium on Thursday, September 3. See full Diamond League
Live: Diamond League Zurich
03 September 2015
Live: Diamond League Zurich
Live Stream, Results, Entry Lists: IAAF Diamond Legaue meet Weltklasse Zurich. Event scheduled for Tursday, September 3 at 8:00pm Central European time.  Watch Live
Barber wins pole vault inside Zurich train station  with 5.92m and sets Canadian indoor record
03 September 2015
Barber wins pole vault inside Zurich train station with 5.92m and sets Canadian indoor record
The Weltklasse Zurich, IAAF Diamond league meet, kicked off on Wednesday afternoon with pole vault contest inside the Zurich main train station.  It was Canada's Shawn
Rudisha wants fast time in Zurich
02 September 2015
Rudisha wants fast time in Zurich
After winning his second world 800m title last week in Beijing, Kenya's David Rudisha says he wants to produce a fast time in tomorrows 800m race at Zurich IAAF Diamond League
Beijing World Championships Men's 4x400m Official Splits
01 September 2015
Beijing World Championships Men's 4x400m Official Splits
Splits: men's 4x400m relay - IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015 Russia - Time 3:03.05 Order Athlete
Van Niekerk & James to battle for DL Trophy
01 September 2015
Van Niekerk & James to battle for DL Trophy
Newly crowned world 400m champion South Africa's Wayde van Niekerk and Grenada's Olympic champion Kirani James will line up on Thursday, Sep. 3 in Zurich to battle for Diamond
Women's 4x400m Final Splits - Allyson Felix Officially 47.72
31 August 2015
Women's 4x400m Final Splits - Allyson Felix Officially 47.72
 IAAF Wolrd Championships Beijing official women's 4x400m splits - Full race video here. Ukraine - Time 3:25.94 Order Athlete
Bolt and Gatlin to run in Brussels
31 August 2015
Bolt and Gatlin to run in Brussels
Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin will race at next weekend's Diamond League in  Brussels. However we will not see a rematch of Bolt and Gatling as they are entered in different
Entry Lists: Weltklasse Zurich, IAAF Diamond League
31 August 2015
Entry Lists: Weltklasse Zurich, IAAF Diamond League
 Provisional Entry Lists: IAAF Diamond League Meet Weltklasse Zurich - Thursday, September 3  Entry Lists Men   200m Men ENTRY
Kenya Tops Medal Table at World Athletics Championships in Bejing
31 August 2015
Kenya Tops Medal Table at World Athletics Championships in Bejing
Kenyan team concluded the 15th world athletics championships on top for the first time by winning seven gold medals. Kenyan athletes also won 7 silver and 3 bronze medals.
Highlights: World Championships Day 9
30 August 2015
Highlights: World Championships Day 9
World athletics championships Beijing day 9 highlights. Jamaican women beat USA in the 4x400m final - Video Pen ultimate event in these championships was women's 4x4000m
Ethiopian Mare Dibaba wins women's marathon gold
30 August 2015
Ethiopian Mare Dibaba wins women's marathon gold
Mare Dibaba won the first women's marathon gold for Ethiopia at the 15th  world athletics championships on Sunday, Aug 29.   Entering the Beijing Olympic stadium
Photo Highlights: Day 8 World Athletics Championships Beijing
29 August 2015
Photo Highlights: Day 8 World Athletics Championships Beijing
World athletics championships highlights day 8 Ashton Eaton after breaking his own decathlon world record scoring 9045 points.  View image | gettyimages.com Men's
Ashton Eaton breaks decathlon World Record, wins world championships gold
29 August 2015
Ashton Eaton breaks decathlon World Record, wins world championships gold
 American Ashton Eaton has broken his own world decathlon record at the world athletics championships in Beijing on Saturday, August 29.  Eaton first broke the
World Athletics Championships Day 7 Highlights
28 August 2015
World Athletics Championships Day 7 Highlights
Beijing World Athletics championships day 7 highlights. Schippers Breaks European 200m Record Shubenkov Takes 110m hurdles crown Ashton Eaton sets decathlon 400m world
Photos from World Championships Day 6
28 August 2015
Photos from World Championships Day 6
Usain Bolt of Jamaica crosses the finish line to win gold ahead of second place Justin Gatlin of the United States View image | gettyimages.com David Oliver of the
Usain Bolt remains world's #1 sprinter as he beats Gatlin in 200m final
27 August 2015
Usain Bolt remains world's #1 sprinter as he beats Gatlin in 200m final
World Championships Beijing - There is no more questions to answer - Usain Bolt remains  the "King" of the sprints. Jamaican Usain Bolt has beaten his biggest
Cambell-Brown finishes her 200m heat in wrong lane and doesn't get DQ
26 August 2015
Cambell-Brown finishes her 200m heat in wrong lane and doesn't get DQ
Three-time Olympic gold medalist Veronica Campbell-Brown was competing in a 200m heat and ended up in Margaret Adeoye's (GBR) lane for the second half of the
2 Kenyan's Fail Drug Test at Beijing World Championships
26 August 2015
2 Kenyan's Fail Drug Test at Beijing World Championships
 Two Kenyan athletes have been suspended after testing positive for doping at the World Championships in Beijing, the IAAF has announced. Athletes that failed drug test
Wayde van Niekerk and Julius Yego Headline World Championships Day 5
26 August 2015
Wayde van Niekerk and Julius Yego Headline World Championships Day 5
South African Wayde van Niekerk  and Kenya's Julius Yego were the top stars during the day 5 of the 15th world athletics championships in Beijing on Wednesday, Aug 26. Van
Photos: World Athletics Championships Beijing Day 4
25 August 2015
Photos: World Athletics Championships Beijing Day 4
Images of World Athletics Championships Beijing day 4 - Tuesday, August 25 Rudisha in lead during the men's 800m final View image | gettyimages.com Here are men's 800m
Cuba's Denia Caballero beats Perkovic in the women's discus throw final
25 August 2015
Cuba's Denia Caballero beats Perkovic in the women's discus throw final
Cuba's Denia Caballero beat defending champion Sandra Perkovic of Croatia in the women's discus throw final in the 4th day day of the IAAF world championships in
Photo: Best Moments of Day 3 at World Championships in Beijing
25 August 2015
Photo: Best Moments of Day 3 at World Championships in Beijing
 Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce takes gold in women's 100m final. View image | gettyimages.com   Colombia's Caterine Ibarguen celebrates her triple jump
 Ezekiel Kemboi takes 4th consecutive 3000m steeple world title
24 August 2015
Ezekiel Kemboi takes 4th consecutive 3000m steeple world title
Kenya's  Ezekiel Kemboi became the four time world steeplechase champion on Monday night in Beijing. View image | gettyimages.com With an incredible speed over after
Canadian Shawn Barber Wins Pole Vault, Lavillenie takes bronze
24 August 2015
Canadian Shawn Barber Wins Pole Vault, Lavillenie takes bronze
 Canada's Shawn Barber has won the gold medal in the men's pole vault at the world track and field championships in Beijing on Monday, August 24. The 21-year-old
Photo: Epic Steeple Chase Crash - World Championships Beijing
24 August 2015
Photo: Epic Steeple Chase Crash - World Championships Beijing
Rolanda Bell of Panama falls in the Women's 3000 metres steeplechase heats during day three of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015. View image |
Ennis-Hill Wins World Championships Heptathlon Gold
24 August 2015
Ennis-Hill Wins World Championships Heptathlon Gold
Britain's Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill in her return to athletics after giving birth last year and battling several injuries won her second  world heptathlon title.
Faydek Throws 80.88m to win hammer throw gold
23 August 2015
Faydek Throws 80.88m to win hammer throw gold
Poland's Pawel Faydek successfully defended his hammer throw world championships title on Sunday night at the IAAF World Athletics Championships In Beijing.   The
Bolt, Gatlin, Powell & Gay advance to 100m semi finals
22 August 2015
Bolt, Gatlin, Powell & Gay advance to 100m semi finals
Favorites for gold Usain  Bolt, Justin  Gatlin, Asfa Powell & Tyson Gay advanced  to 100m semi finals. Bolt, Gatlin, Powell & Gay highlight Day 1 as they
Farah Defends 10000m world title
22 August 2015
Farah Defends 10000m world title
Despite Kenyan runners controlling the race from the gun  Great Britain's Mo Farah once again delivered on the world's stage by winning his fourth 10000m world championships
Ennis-Hill in lead, Theisen-Eaton in fourth place after 1st day of women's heptahlon
22 August 2015
Ennis-Hill in lead, Theisen-Eaton in fourth place after 1st day of women's heptahlon
Great Britain's Jessica Ennis-Hill is currently leading the women's heptathlon with 4005 points after the first day of Beijing World Athletics Championships.   Ennis-Hill
Eritrea's teen Ghirmay Ghebreslassie wins men's marathon
22 August 2015
Eritrea's teen Ghirmay Ghebreslassie wins men's marathon
Eritrea's Ghirmay Ghebreslassie was the surprise winner  in the men's marathon at the opening day of the IAAF world athletics championships Beijing on Saturday (22). The
On this day 29 years ago world's greatest sprinter of all time, Usain Bolt, was born
21 August 2015
On this day 29 years ago world's greatest sprinter of all time, Usain Bolt, was born
Happy birthday to world's fastest man Usain Bolt. 6 Olympic Golds  2008: 100, 200, 4x100 2012: 100, 200, 4x100 8 World Titles  2009: 100, 200, 4x100 2011: 200,
Anticipation high for return of event record holder Ronoh to Birell Prague Grand Prix
21 August 2015
Anticipation high for return of event record holder Ronoh to Birell Prague Grand Prix
Geoffrey Ronoh will return to the city where he staked his claim as one of the rising stars of road racing last year when he lines up in the Birell Prague Grand Prix on
Live: 2015 World Atheltics Championships Beijing
20 August 2015
Live: 2015 World Atheltics Championships Beijing
Live Stream, Results, Entry Lists, Videos: 2015  IAAF World championships in Beijing August 22-30. Watch Live Stream Day 9>> Results/Start
 Asafa Powell can Win 100m Gold in Beijing; Says Coach
19 August 2015
Asafa Powell can Win 100m Gold in Beijing; Says Coach
Asafa Powell can win the gold in the 100m at this month's World Athletics Championships in Beijing, says his coach and brother Donovan Powell.  "He is in
Sebastian Coe elected IAAF President
19 August 2015
Sebastian Coe elected IAAF President
Great Britain's Sebastian Coe was elected as the sixth IAAF President following a vote at the 50th IAAF Congress in Beijing, China on Wednesday, August 19. Coe
Arne Gabius faces strong African opposition in pursuit of German Record in Frankfurt
18 August 2015
Arne Gabius faces strong African opposition in pursuit of German Record in Frankfurt
Arne Gabius has decided that the second marathon of his career will mark a return to Frankfurt, the city where the 34-year-old made such a scintillating debut at the distance a
London Olympics 1500m champion Alptekin Banned for 8 Years
17 August 2015
London Olympics 1500m champion Alptekin Banned for 8 Years
Turkey's Asli Cakir Alptekin is banned for eight years and will loos her 2012 London Olympics 1500m title. The ban came after Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) approved on
Today in History: Usain Bolt Breaks 100m World Record twice
16 August 2015
Today in History: Usain Bolt Breaks 100m World Record twice
World's fastest man Usain Bolt on this day set the 100m world record two times. On August 16, 2008 in Beijing Bolt won his 1st Olympic gold in a record braking time of 9.69
Injured Bailey-Cole withdraws from Beijing World Championships
16 August 2015
Injured Bailey-Cole withdraws from Beijing World Championships
Jamaican sprinter Kemar Bailey-Cole has withdrawn from next week's IAAF World Championships in Beijing with injury.   “It is with bitter emotions that I am announcing
Entry Lists: IAAF World Championships Beijing
15 August 2015
Entry Lists: IAAF World Championships Beijing
The IAAF World championships Beijing 2015 provisional entry lists now posted.   Download the provisional entry lists as at August 15 below: IAAF World Championships,
Turkish runner stripped of 2007 world championships silver medal
15 August 2015
Turkish runner stripped of 2007 world championships silver medal
The 2007 world championships silver medalist over 10000m Elvan Abeylegesse is among the 28 athletes caught for doping by IAAF retesting strategy the Turkish federation
Cuban World Championships Team
12 August 2015
Cuban World Championships Team
World triple jump silver medalist Pedro Pablo Pichardo and world indoor champion in pole vault Yarisley Silva will lead Cuban team for Beijing world championships scheduled for
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