Kenya will send a big squad to the World Athletics Championships in Beijing as it bids to rule the middle and long distance races in the premier track and field competition to be held between August 22-30.
Two of the four Russian female sprinters, who exchanged quick kisses after winning a relay race at the World Championships in Moscow, have shrugged off speculation that it was done deliberately to protest Russia`s new controversial law against gays.
Russia on Monday basked in the glory of its triumph at the World Athletics Championships but the event was shadowed by a controversy over homophobia which now risks tarnishing its hosting of the Winter Olympics and World Cup.
Sprint legend Usain Bolt has expressed shock at comments made by Mike Rodgers, a member of the US 4x100m team that finished second behind Jamaica on Sunday`s final day of the 14th World Athletics Championships.
Mo Farah and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce secured dramatic doubles at the World Athletics Championships on Friday as Usain Bolt safely advanced to the final of the 200m in his bid for a third successive title.