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.

FINA to consider minimum age limits for world champs
FINA to consider minimum age limits for world champs

The 10-year-old Bahraini girl who competed at this month`s world championships in Russia could end up holding a record that will never be beaten if swimming officials push ahead with plans to close the loophole that allowed her to race.

Usain Bolt shrugs off Justin Gatlin threat in world 200m
Usain Bolt shrugs off Justin Gatlin threat in world 200m

Usain Bolt icily dismissed the threat of American Justin Gatlin after the fierce rivals cruised into the semi-finals of the 200 metres at the world championships on Tuesday.

World Championships: Usain Bolt looks to close in on latest sprint double
World Championships: Usain Bolt looks to close in on latest sprint double

Usain Bolt will try to move closer to a sprint double over American rival Justin Gatlin at the world championships in the men`s 200 metres semi-finals in Beijing on Wednesday.

David Rudisha trusts his pace to regain 800m world title
David Rudisha trusts his pace to regain 800m world title

 Kenya`s Olympic champion David Rudisha put three difficult years behind him and trusted his finishing pace to regain the world 800 metres title at the Bird`s Nest on Tuesday. 

Asafa Powell 'disappointed' with 100m performance in athletics Worlds
Asafa Powell 'disappointed' with 100m performance in athletics Worlds

Former 100 metres record holder Asafa Powell says he was "very disappointed" he was not among the top three finishers in the finals of the athletics World Championships here.

Usain Bolt describes 100 metre win as 'hardest race' of his career
Usain Bolt describes 100 metre win as 'hardest race' of his career

 Sprint legend Usain Bolt has described his come-from-behind victory in the 100 metres of the athletics World Championships as the "hardest race" of his scintillating career.

World championships: Polish champion retrieves gold medal after drunken celebrations
World championships: Polish champion retrieves gold medal after drunken celebrations

 Poland's Pawel Fajdek, who won the men's hammer throw title at the world athletics championships here on Sunday, retrieved his gold medal with the assistance of police, a media report said on Tuesday.

World Championships: Poland`s Pawel​ Fajdek retains world hammer title
World Championships: Poland`s Pawel​ Fajdek retains world hammer title

Poland`s Pawel Fajdek retained the men`s hammer throw title at the world championships in Beijing on Sunday.

Fadjek, who came into the competition on the back of 15 successive victories, managed a best of 80.88 metres for gold at the Bird`s Nest stadium.

World Championships: Usain Bolt flirts with failure, Justin Gatlin cruises into final
World Championships: Usain Bolt flirts with failure, Justin Gatlin cruises into final

Defending champion Usain Bolt made a meal of it but recovered from a stumbling start to reach Sunday`s 100 metres final at the world championships, setting up his Beijing showdown with in-form American Justin Gatlin.

Indians begin campaign in World Athletics on Sunday
Indians begin campaign in World Athletics on Sunday

Their record nothing to be proud of in the prestigious event, Indian athletes will begin their campaign in the World Championships here on Sunday with shot putter Inderjeet Singh facing the severest test of his fledging career while three 20km race walkers seek to post their personal bests on the second day of competitions.

Jamaican sprint star Asafa Powell brushes aside American claims over relays
Jamaican sprint star Asafa Powell brushes aside American claims over relays

Sprinter Asafa Powell has brushed aside reported suggestions from their American rivals that they can outrun Jamaica in the relays at the 15th edition of the athletics World Championships in Beijing this weekend.

Ennis-Hill off to flier in world title bid

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.

Indians set sight on athletics World Championships
Indians set sight on athletics World Championships

Asian Athletics Championships shot put gold medallist Inderjeet Singh and discus thrower Vikas Gowda are among the most notable names in the 17-member Indian squad for the athletics World Championships starting here on Saturday.

Justin Gatlin the form horse but don't write off Usain Bolt: Maurice Greene
Justin Gatlin the form horse but don't write off Usain Bolt: Maurice Greene

In-form American Justin Gatlin should beat Usain Bolt to win both the sprints at the world championships but it would be foolhardy to write off the Jamaican, three-times world 100 metres world champion Maurice Greene said on Friday.

Usain Bolt, Justin Gatlin rivalry fast out of the blocks at World Championships
Usain Bolt, Justin Gatlin rivalry fast out of the blocks at World Championships

Usain Bolt and the controversial Justin Gatlin will get the world championships off to an explosive start when they take their rivalry onto the Beijing track in the 100m heats on Saturday.

Allyson Felix dreams of being one-lap wonder
Allyson Felix dreams of being one-lap wonder

The most decorated female athlete in IAAF history, Allyson Felix, has taken the "really difficult" decision to switch to 400m at the world championships despite dominating the 200m in recent years.

I can't save athletics from doping on my own, says Usain Bolt
I can't save athletics from doping on my own, says Usain Bolt

Olympic and world sprint champion Usain Bolt has been saddened by the focus on doping in the run-up to the world championships but said it was up to all clean athletes, not just him, to save the sport.

Coach tips Usain Bolt to conquer Worlds again
Coach tips Usain Bolt to conquer Worlds again

 Usain Bolt's coach Glen Mills has backed the sprinting superstar to come good at this month's World Championships in Beijing.

Chen Long, Carolina Marin book world championships finals spot for second year
Chen Long, Carolina Marin book world championships finals spot for second year

World number one Carolina Marin advanced to the finals of the women`s singles at the world championships on Saturday for a second year in a row, after staging a gripping comeback against South Korea`s Sung Ji-Hyun in Jakarta.