Repeatedly branded as a drug cheat following his return from a dope-related ban, American sprinter Justin Gatlin made an attempt to win over critics on Sunday by releasing letters that reveal the extent of his co-operation with US anti-doping investigators.
Ethiopia`s Almaz Ayana put on a stunning display of front-running to win the women`s 5,000 metres by more than 17 seconds at the world championships on Sunday and deprive compatriot Genzebe Dibaba of an unprecedented double gold.
Soon after he crushed his opponents in the 200m final at World Athletics Championships on Thursday, the action continued for Usain Bolt as he was first run-over by a cameraman on a segway, post which a spectator ran away with his spikes.
Usain King's celebration after defending his world sprint double title at the 2015 Beijing World Athletics Championships seemed to have ended abruptly after a gung-ho steadicam cameraman rolled onto the fastest man on planet on Friday.
World's fastest man Usain Bolt is all set for another epic battle against rival Justin Gatlin on Thursday when both sprinters will try to pip each other in the 200m final of World Athletics Championships at Nest's stadium, Beijing.
Usain Bolt's coach, Glen Mills, says the World sprint champion had not been at his best for the 100 metres earlier this week but the fact he managed to successfully defend his title was all that mattered.
Two-time Asian Championships gold medallist Vikas Gowda expectedly reached the discus throw final with a best attempt of 63.86 metres in the qualifiers at the World Athletics Championships here on Thursday.