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Russian relay champions deny kisses were part of `anti-gay law` protest

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 14:57

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.

Russian athlete denies podium kiss was meant to back gay rights

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 18:11

A Russian athlete has denied that she had intended to show her disapproval of her country`s "anti-gay propaganda" law when she kissed a teammate on the lips on the winners` podium.

Anti-gay row may tarnish Russia`s sporting glory

Last Updated: Monday, August 19, 2013, 19:03

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.

Usain Bolt shocked at Mike Rodgers` comments

Last Updated: Monday, August 19, 2013, 16:25

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.

Russian relay champions kiss in defiance of anti-gay law

Last Updated: Monday, August 19, 2013, 14:31

Two female Russian athletes kissed on the winners podium to protest against Russia`s anti-gay law.

Usain Bolt, Shelly-Ann-Fraser-Pryce and Mo Farah light up Moscow

Last Updated: Monday, August 19, 2013, 10:08

Toppling Usain Bolt from his sprint throne could take a while yet with the untouchable Jamaican star of track and field still looking down on those who seek to challenge his reign.

Kenyan Kiprop retains world 1,500 metres title

Last Updated: Sunday, August 18, 2013, 19:45

Kenyan Asbel Kiprop put last year`s Olympic disappointment firmly behind him with an emphatic 1,500 metres world title defence on Sunday.

Usain Bolt eyes Rio after edging closer to medal record

Last Updated: Sunday, August 18, 2013, 15:28

Usain Bolt revealed a track master plan that includes defending his Olympic sprint titles in Rio de Janeiro in 2016 after powering to a third successive world 200m title on Saturday.

Usain Bolt powers to third world 200m title

Last Updated: Sunday, August 18, 2013, 09:27

Living up to all the expectations, legendary Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt on Saturday won his third men`s world 200m title in the World Athletics Championships in Moscow.

Haiti triple jumper advances to athletic worlds final

Last Updated: Saturday, August 17, 2013, 12:36

Haiti`s sole competitor at the 2013 World Athletics Championships here, Samyr Laine, succeeded in advancing to the final of the triple jump to be held Sunday.

Farah and Fraser-Pryce seal world track doubles

Last Updated: Saturday, August 17, 2013, 09:22

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.

Bolt blocks out the pain to advance in 200m

Last Updated: Friday, August 16, 2013, 14:12

Usain Bolt stretched, stifled a yawn and, almost apologetically, extracted his giant frame from his blocks before strolling through his heat as he began his bid for a third successive world 200 metres title on Friday.