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Successful World Championships no desert mirage in the end

Struggling due to a lack of interest from locals, the 10-day showcase delivered on the final weekend as criticism over an empty stadium and stifling heat of around 38 degrees Celsius was replaced by an atmosphere at last worthy of a world event.

Gopi Thonakal finishes 21st in marathon, India ends World Championships campaign with mixed results

Gopi Thonakal finished 21st in the men's marathon race as India ended their World Athletics Championships campaign with mixed results on Sunday.


Christian Coleman, Noah Lyles help U.S. end relay gold drought

Coleman, world 100m champion, put the Americans ahead with a stunning start and 200m gold medallist Noah Lyles completed the job, crossing the line with his arms raised triumphantly in the air.

Avinash Sable qualifies for Tokyo Olympics, sets new national record again

Avinash Sable qualified for the Tokyo Olympic Games next year in the 3000-metre steeplechase event with a time of 8.21.37 in the Athletics World Championship final. He finished 13th.

PU Chitra improves PB but fails to progress at World Athletics Championship

PU Chitra had won the Asian Championships gold on the same tracks in April with a time of 4:14.56. She improved her time even further at the Worlds on Wednesday, but it was still not good enough to progress on the world stage.

Noah Lyles lives up to hype, takes 200m gold at Athletics Worlds

Noah Lyles won the 200-meter title on Tuesday night at the World Championships. The 22-year-old is providing just the boost track and field needs in the post-Usain Bolt era. Just don't refer to him as the new Bolt though.


Empty seats cast new shadow on Doha hosting of World Athletics Championships

Hours before Fraser-Pryce's night of glory, Athletics Integrity Unit officials were in the stadium to talk about — among other areas of concerns — potential misconduct in Doha's bid.

India mixed relay team finishes 7th at Athletics Worlds final

India's mixed 4*400 relay team - comprising Muhammad Anas, VK Vismaya, Jisna Mathew and Nirmal Noah Tom - finished 7th in the final of the World Athletics Championship. They had already qualified for the 2020 Olympics by virtue of making this final.

India mixed relay team reach final at Athletics Worlds, qualify for Olympics

India's 4*400 mixed relay team - comprising Muhammad Anas, VK Vismaya, Nirmal Noah Tom and Jisna Mathew - have qualified for the final at the World Athletics Championship and secured a place in the 2020 Olympics.

Joao Vieira defies 'hell' to become oldest man to win a medal at Worlds

As Portugal's Joao Vieira, taking part in his 11th World Championship, finished second, Japan's Yusuke Suzuki won gold and Canada's Evan Dunfee bagged the bronze medal in the 50 kilometres race walk.

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Usain Bolt Beats Justin Gatlin But Gets Knocked Over By Cameraman

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt ran the fastest time of the year in 19.55 seconds to win a record fourth straight world 200 metres title and sweep the individual sprints at a major global championships for a fifth time on Thursday. Five days after beating Justin Gatlin to win the 100 metres, the 29-year-old Olympic champion and […]