Kenya to send big team to athletics Worlds
Kenya to send big team to athletics Worlds

 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.

Gatlin fires Beijing warning ahead of Rome

Controversial American Justin Gatlin has fired a warning to rivals that he will be the man to beat at this summer`s world athletics championships in Beijing.

New injury concern for David Rudisha ahead of worlds
New injury concern for David Rudisha ahead of worlds

Kenya`s Olympic 800m champion and world record holder David Rudisha has been hit by another injury scare ahead of this summer`s world athletics championships after he pulled a muscle in Ostrava.

Oliver, Fraser-Pryce cautious ahead of worlds
Oliver, Fraser-Pryce cautious ahead of worlds

World champions David Oliver and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce said Saturday they were taking nothing for granted despite heading into their title defences this season in good form.

Relay king Usain Bolt ready to hit new highs
Relay king Usain Bolt ready to hit new highs

Jamaican sprint sensation Usain Bolt is back from an injury-blighted season and fully ready to soar to the heights that saw him set world records in both the 100 and 200m.

Usain Bolt aiming to double up at World Relays
Usain Bolt aiming to double up at World Relays

Six-time Olympic gold track medallist Usain Bolt said Saturday he was hoping to compete for Jamaica in both the 4x100 and 4x200m at next month`s IAAF World Relays in the Bahamas.

France`s Yohann Diniz sets new 20km walk world record
France`s Yohann Diniz sets new 20km walk world record

France`s Yohann Diniz set a new world record of one hour 17.02 minutes in the 20km walk at the French national championships on Sunday.

Jessica Ennis-Hill targets strong showing in Beijing World Championships
Jessica Ennis-Hill targets strong showing in Beijing World Championships

Jessica Ennis-Hill has revealed she hopes to compete at next year`s World Championships in Beijing as she steps up her preparations to defend her Olympic title in 2016.

Isinbayeva shocked by attacks in Russian hometown

Russia`s double Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva on Monday said she was devastated and shocked by two deadly attacks that have rocked her hometown of Volgograd in southern Russia.

World Championships medallist pole vaulter eyes 5.8m

Cuban pole vaulter Lazaro Borges, who is also a World Championships silver medallist, says his goal next year is to consistently jump over 5.80 metres.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Farah and Fraser-Pryce seal world track doubles

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.