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Justin Gatlin says he's closing in on Usain Bolt ahead of Rio Olympics 2016

Justin Gatlin says he's closing in on Usain Bolt ahead of Rio Olympics 2016

U.S. sprinter Justin Gatlin believes he is steadily catching up with Olympic and world champion Usain Bolt as the two head towards a likely showdown at the Rio de Janeiro Summer Games next year.

Usain Bolt to skip season-ending Brussels meet

Usain Bolt to skip season-ending Brussels meet

Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt will skip the season-ending Diamond League meet in Brussels on Friday to enjoy a break after storming to treble gold at the world championships in Beijing last month.

US sprinter Justin Gatlin reveals 2010 apology for dope offence

US sprinter Justin Gatlin reveals 2010 apology for dope offence

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.

World championships: Almaz Ayana denies Genzebe Dibaba with stunning 5,000m gold

World championships: Almaz Ayana denies Genzebe Dibaba with stunning 5,000m gold

 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.

OP Jaisha sets new marathon national record at World Athletics Championships, ensures 2016 Rio Olympics spot

OP Jaisha sets new marathon national record at World Athletics Championships, ensures 2016 Rio Olympics spot

O.P. Jaisha and Sudha Singh rounded off the Indian campaign at the World Athletics Championships with a spirited performance in the women's marathon here on Sunday.

World Athletics Championships: Piotr Malachowski breaks through for discus gold

World Athletics Championships: Piotr Malachowski breaks through for discus gold

Poland`s Piotr Malachowski finally broke through for world discus gold when he threw 67.40 to take the title in Beijing on Saturday.

Super Mo Farah makes history, becomes first man to win back-to-back world distance doubles

Super Mo Farah makes history, becomes first man to win back-to-back world distance doubles

Mo Farah retained his world distance double on Saturday when he stormed to victory in the 5000 metres in Beijing.

World Championships: Russia`s Maria Kuchina wins world high jump gold

World Championships: Russia`s Maria Kuchina wins world high jump gold

Russia`s Maria Kuchina produced a personal best when it counted as she won women`s high jump gold at the world championships on Saturday.

World Athletics Championships: Jamaica storms to men's, women`s 4x100m world titles

World Athletics Championships: Jamaica storms to men's, women`s 4x100m world titles

Double Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce anchored Jamaica to their second successive world title in the women`s 4x100 metres on Saturday.

Women relay team disappoint in Athletics Worlds

Indian women's 4x400m relay team and men's 50km race walkers brought up the rear with disappointing performances on the penultimate day of the World Athletics Championships here on Saturday.

After segway crash, spectator runs away with Usain Bolt's spikes!

After segway crash, spectator runs away with Usain Bolt's spikes!

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.

World Athletics Championships: Khushbir Kaur finishes disappointing 37th in 20km race walk

World Athletics Championships: Khushbir Kaur finishes disappointing 37th in 20km race walk

India's Khushbir Kaur finished 37th in the women's 20 km race walk at the World Athletics Championships here on Friday.

World Athletics Championships: Liu Hong breaks China gold drought, Ashton Eaton leads decathlon

World Athletics Championships: Liu Hong breaks China gold drought, Ashton Eaton leads decathlon

Liu Hong won the women`s 20 kilometres walk on Friday to hand China its first gold medal of the Beijing world championships, as defending champion Ashton Eaton took control of the decathlon.

WATCH: After historic Gold, a cameraman knocks down Usain Bolt!

WATCH: After historic Gold, a cameraman knocks down Usain Bolt!

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 Athletics Championships: Kenya hit stumbling block with doping cases

World Athletics Championships: Kenya hit stumbling block with doping cases

Kenya`s runaway success at the world athletics championships has been punctured by awkward questions after two of their athletes became the tournament`s first to fail drugs tests.

Usain Bolt vs Justin Gatlin 200m: All you want to know about the much-anticipated battle

Usain Bolt vs Justin Gatlin 200m: All you want to know about the much-anticipated battle

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.

Result proves Usain Bolt is a true champion: Coach

Result proves Usain Bolt is a true champion: Coach

 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.

Vikas Gowda enters discus final at World Athletics Championships

Vikas Gowda enters discus final at World Athletics Championships

 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.

World Athletics Championships: African javelin throwers flourish after Finnish school

World Athletics Championships: African javelin throwers flourish after Finnish school

Periods of intense training for two African athletes at a Finnish javelin school have overturned the natural world order in the physically demanding and technically challenging event.