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Nicholas Bett boost for Kenya in CWG as former world champion makes an impressive comeback

Kenya's 25-year-old sprinter, who was also the first athlete from the country to win a sprint gold in 2015 Beijing world championships, announced his return to full fitness with a magnificent run at the national trials clocking 49.14 seconds. 

Feb 18, 2018, 09:59 AM IST

World Athletics Championships: Kenya plots London conquest without David Rudisha

Kenya`s reputation for middle and long distance running has been tarnished by failed doping tests among its elite athletes, including former three-times Boston and Chicago marathon winner, Rita Jeptoo, and Jemimah Sumgong, the first Kenyan woman to win an Olympic marathon gold medal.

Aug 02, 2017, 00:04 AM IST

Olympic champion David Rudisha named event ambassador of Mumbai Marathon

Rudisha, retained his Olympic 800m title with an imperious display at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games with a run of 1:42.15, the fastest time in the world.

Jan 07, 2017, 16:21 PM IST

After winning first gold in athletics, Thiago da Silva is Brazil's new darling in Rio 2016

Lavillenie failed and Brazil had a new, and totally unexpected, hero and their first male athletics gold medal winner since Joaquim Cruz won the 800 metres in 1984.

Aug 16, 2016, 12:30 PM IST

Rio Olympics 2016: Kenya's David Rudisha defends 800m in career high

"Running 1:42, it`s just fantastic. I had no doubts before," said Rudisha after another imperious display.

Aug 16, 2016, 08:07 AM IST

Olympic records: List of historic achievements in the mega event

List of outstanding Olympic records

Jul 13, 2016, 16:24 PM IST

David Rudisha back on top, Genzebe Dibaba dominant at world athletics championships

David Rudisha strained every sinew to win gold, Genzebe Dibaba dominated in the way the Kenyan once did and Usain Bolt`s second sprint showdown with Justin Gatlin moved a step closer at the world athletics championships on Tuesday.

Aug 26, 2015, 13:36 PM IST

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. 

Aug 25, 2015, 20:21 PM IST

Usain Bolt, Justin Gatlin renew rivalry in 200m

Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin will renew their sprint rivalry in the world championships 200m heats on Tuesday, two days after their explosive 100m showdown in Beijing.

Aug 25, 2015, 09:09 AM IST

Usain Bolt back in action as Justin Gatlin seeks road to redemption

Newly-crowned 100m champion Usain Bolt makes a swift return to the track on the fourth day of the world championships in Beijing on Tuesday when he goes off in round one of his favoured 200m.

Aug 24, 2015, 17:36 PM IST

Favourites cruise at heats on opening day at world athletics championships

World record holder David Rudisha of Kenya and Ethiopia`s defending champion Mohammed Aman cruised through the heats for the 800 metres on a hot and humid opening morning at the world athletics cha

Aug 22, 2015, 14:22 PM IST

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.

Aug 20, 2015, 20:08 PM IST

David Rudisha says no letup in fight to regain 800m world title

 Olympic 800 metres champion David Rudisha says he will leave no stone unturned as the Kenyan tries to regain the world title at the Athletics Championships to be held in Beijing between August 22 to 30.

Aug 11, 2015, 17:43 PM IST

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.

Jul 31, 2015, 22:17 PM IST

Sebastian Coe launches IAAF presidency campaign film

 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) presidential candidate Sebastian Coe has launched a campaign film featuring world-known athletes past and present as well as British Prime Minister David Cameron.

Jul 14, 2015, 16:53 PM IST

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.

Jul 08, 2015, 20:58 PM IST

David Rudisha tipped to hit heights at Beijing IAAF World Championships

 After an uneasy two-week wait, Kenyan men's 800m superstar David Rudisha returned to winning ways at Saturday's New York meet of the IAAF Diamond League to reignite hope in his camp that he can challenge for the world title at the summer Beijing IAAF World Championships.

Jun 14, 2015, 19:14 PM IST

David Rudisha out of Birmingham Diamond meet

Kenya`s Olympic 800m champion and world record holder David Rudisha has pulled out of Sunday`s Diamond League meet in Birmingham due to fresh injury fears.

Jun 03, 2015, 14:03 PM IST

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.

May 27, 2015, 19:19 PM IST

David Rudisha wins at IAAF Melbourne Challenge

World record holder David Rudisha was pushed in the home straight by Australia`s Jeff Riseley before going on to win the 800 metres event at the IAAF Melbourne World Challenge on Saturday.

Mar 21, 2015, 15:48 PM IST