Monster leap as Christian Taylor wins triple jump gold in Beijing
Monster leap as Christian Taylor wins triple jump gold in Beijing

Olympic champion Christian Taylor produced the second longest triple jump in history on Thursday as he won the world title with a huge leap of 18.21m.

Kemboi wins fourth straight world steeplechase gold
Kemboi wins fourth straight world steeplechase gold

Kenya`s Ezekiel Kemboi continued his amazing medal streak by winning a fourth consecutive world steeplechase gold in Beijing on Monday.

Bidding second world heptathlon title, Jessica Ennis-Hill returns in style
Bidding second world heptathlon title, Jessica Ennis-Hill returns in style

Britain`s Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill began her quest for a second world heptathlon title by leading through the first two events on Saturday`s opening day in Beijing.

David Rudisha says still short of his best but competitive
David Rudisha says still short of his best but competitive

Olympic 800 metres champion David Rudisha knows he is not back in the sort of form where he can control races but still thinks he will be battling it out for gold at the world championships next week.

China's world record holder Sun Yang missed 1500m final with heart problem
China's world record holder Sun Yang missed 1500m final with heart problem

China`s world record-holder and Olympic champion Sun Yang confirmed his shock withdrawal from Sunday`s 1500m freestyle final at the world championships was down to a heart problem.

Valerie Adams may give up shot at world title defence: Report
Valerie Adams may give up shot at world title defence: Report

Olympic champion shot-putter Valerie Adams is considering pulling out of her attempt to win a fifth straight world championship title in Beijing later this month.

Sun Yang hits out at doping coverage after retaining 400m freestyle world title
Sun Yang hits out at doping coverage after retaining 400m freestyle world title

China star Sun Yang attacked the media over negative coverage of Chinese swimmers after successfully defending his 400m freestyle title with gold in Sunday`s final at the world swimming championships.

Sun Yang defends 400m freestyle worlds title
Sun Yang defends 400m freestyle worlds title

China`s superstar Sun Yang successfully defended his 400m freestyle title with gold in Sunday`s final as he opened his world swimming championship campaign in style.

Ex-Olympic champion Kirsty Coventry wants 24/7 testing
Ex-Olympic champion Kirsty Coventry wants 24/7 testing

Zimbabwe`s two-time Olympic 200m backstroke champion Kirsty Coventry says the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) should bring in 24/7 testing and more lifetime bans amidst the latest accusations of mass doping in athletics.

Olympic champ Ranomi Kromowidjojo has Campbell sisters in her sights
Olympic champ Ranomi Kromowidjojo has Campbell sisters in her sights

Olympic 50m and 100m freestyle champion Ranomi Kromowidjojo says she has put her `chaotic years` behind her and is ready to rival Australia`s Campbell sisters at the world swimming championships.

David Rudisha eases to 800m final at Kenyan trials
David Rudisha eases to 800m final at Kenyan trials

Olympic and world 800 metres record holder David Rudisha began his bid to qualify for next month`s world championships when he cruised to victory in the Kenya trials on Friday.

Australian teenager Mack Horton relishing racing Chinese swimming superstar Sun Yang
Australian teenager Mack Horton relishing racing Chinese swimming superstar Sun Yang

Australian teenager Mack Horton is relishing taking on the planet`s best endurance racers including China`s Olympic champion Sun Yang when the swimming section of the world championships starts on Sunday.

UK Athletics says no evidence of Mo Farah ''impropriety''
UK Athletics says no evidence of Mo Farah ''impropriety''

UK Athletics has found no impropriety on the part of Mo Farah after receiving the initial findings of a review into the double Olympic champion`s relationship with coach Alberto Salazar, it said on Thursday.

Mo Farah questioned for 5 hours for doping
Mo Farah questioned for 5 hours for doping

Double Olympic champion Mo Farah was questioned by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) as part of an investigation into claims that his coach Alberto Salazar breached anti-doping rules.

China capture eighth 3m synchro diving gold
China capture eighth 3m synchro diving gold

China captured the world 3m women`s synchronised diving gold for the eighth successive time on Saturday thanks to triple Olympic champion Wu Minxia and Shi Tingmao.

Park Tae-hwan's team says he asked for doping assurances
Park Tae-hwan's team says he asked for doping assurances

South Korea`s Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan maintains he was not told about the contents of an injection that led to him to failing a doping test and says a doctor currently on trial for professional negligence said the shot was safe.

Tough challenge for Olympic 800m champ David Rudisha in Lausanne Diamond League
Tough challenge for Olympic 800m champ David Rudisha in Lausanne Diamond League

Olympic 800 metres champion David Rudisha of Kenya will get a real feeling of what to expect in the World Athletics Championships in August when he competes in the Lausanne leg of the Diamond League here on Thursday.

Former Olympic champion Claudia Pechstein appeals for donations to clear name
Former Olympic champion Claudia Pechstein appeals for donations to clear name

Former Olympic speed-skating champion Claudia Pechstein has made an appeal for private donations from fans to help clear her name in the on-going legal dispute with the International Skating Union (ISU).

Mo Farah back for 5,000m in Lausanne
Mo Farah back for 5,000m in Lausanne

Under-fire double Olympic champion Mo Farah will run in the 5,000m at the Diamond League meeting in Lausanne on July 6 as pressure on his coach Alberto Salazar over alleged doping offences mounts.

Mo Farah to continue working with coach Alberto Salazar
Mo Farah to continue working with coach Alberto Salazar

Britain`s double Olympic champion Mo Farah has said he will continue to work with coach Alberto Salazar who is being investigated by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA).