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.

Bolt blocks out the pain to advance in 200m

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.

Fab Friday beckons with the Felix, Farah and Bolt show

Usain Bolt starts his quest for a second world track gold in Moscow but American sprinting great Allyson Felix looks set to steal the limelight as she goes for a fourth world 200 metres title on Friday.

Farah bids to emulate Bekele, Bolt returns

Britain`s Mo Farah will bid to become the second man to achieve the double of the world and Olympics 5000 and 10000 metres titles while Usain Bolt begins his defence of the 200m on Friday at the World Athletics Championships.

World Athletics Championships: Moscow braced for classic men`s 400 hurdles final

The action comes thick and fast again at the world athletics championships on Thursday with six gold medals up for grabs.

Classy Heffernan gives Irish rare world title

Robert Heffernan won the men`s 50 kilometres walk world title today to give Ireland only their third-ever gold at the World Athletics Championships.

Russia hails Yelena Isinbayeva, yearns for more

Russia on Wednesday hailed the stunning triumph of pole vault queen Yelena Isinbayeva at her home world championships in Moscow, hoping her victory would not mark the culmination of an illustrious career.

Ireland`s Heffernan wins world walk title at 35

Ireland`s Robert Heffernan won the world championship 50km walk title on Wednesday as the 35-year-old finally tasted glory after 13 years of heartbreak and near-misses.

Inspired Isinbayeva brings Moscow to life

The world championships finally caught fire on Tuesday as the fans turned up to say farewell to Yelena Isinbayeva.