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Caster Semenya gets Van Niekerk backing as she targets longer distance

Semenya has sprung a surprise at the on-going South African Athletics Championships though, ditching the 800 metres and instead competing over 1,500 and 5,000-metres - the latter one would not require her to medically lower her testosterone level.

Apr 26, 2019, 16:36 PM IST

We may never see another Usain Bolt ever again: Michael Johnson

Johnson felt that Bolt should have retired after winning the triple gold medal at the Rio Olympics.

Nov 02, 2017, 19:44 PM IST

Usain Bolt, Justin Gatlin left out of nominees for World Athlete of the Year awards

The 2017 list is led by British 10,000m world champion Mo Farah and South Africa's 400m star Wayde van Niekerk.

Oct 03, 2017, 12:09 PM IST

World Athletics Championships: Ramil Guliyev denies Wayde van Niekerk's double-dream to win 200 metres

The 27-year-old Guliyev, who had never won a medal in a senior global event, finished just the stronger to triumph in 20.09 seconds before setting off on a lap of honour carrying the flags of both of his nations.

Aug 11, 2017, 10:19 AM IST

Wayde Van Niekerk ready for challenge of being the next Usain Bolt

The day after Bolt had lavished him with praise, the South African Van Niekerk told reporters that he was not intimidated by the expectations being heaped upon him before the World Athletics Championships, which start in London on Friday.

Aug 03, 2017, 08:31 AM IST

Diamond League: Usain Bolt, Wayde van Niekerk set to shine in Monaco

The event offers one final tune-up ahead of next month's world championships in London, from August 4-13, where eight- time Olympic gold medallist Bolt will bring down the curtain on his incredible career.

Jul 21, 2017, 00:07 AM IST

Talking Records: Complete list of world, Olympics records broken at Rio 2016

Besides 27 world records, the Rio Games also witnessed as many as 91 Olympic records broken.

Sep 01, 2016, 22:39 PM IST

WATCH: PRICELESS! Usain Bolt's reaction to Wayde van Niekerk's WR 43.03 in 400m final

The Jamaican did not shatter his own record on Sunday but beat Justin Gatlin to win the men's 100m final.

Aug 16, 2016, 07:39 AM IST

Rio 2016: Usain Bolt targets Olympic immortality after clinching third successive 100m gold

With one title in the bag, Bolt celebrated and turned his attention to completing the 100m, 200m and 4x100m gold medal sweep at three consecutive Olympics.

Aug 15, 2016, 12:54 PM IST

Rio Olympics: Wayde Van Niekerk 'massacres' Michael Johnson's record to win 400m

"I believed I could get the world record," the 24-year-old South African said.

Aug 15, 2016, 07:47 AM IST

South African Wayde van Niekerk blasts to world 400m title

South African Wayde van Niekerk scorched to a remarkable victory in the men`s 400m at the world championships in Beijing on Wednesday.

Aug 26, 2015, 19:47 PM IST

Grenada’s Kirani James lights up Glasgow with emphatic 400 win

Olympic champion Kirani James lit up the Commonwealth Games with a devastating and graceful run to win gold in the men’s 400 metres on Wednesday.

Jul 31, 2014, 11:39 AM IST