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World Athletics Championships resheduled to avoid clash with Tokyo Olympics 2021

The Tokyo Olympics has been reschedule to July 23 to August 8, 2021 in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 09, 2020, 14:20 PM IST

World Athletics Championships: Bahrain's Salwa Eid Naser becomes 1st Asian to win 400m gold

Salwa Eid Naser of Bahrain unleashed a performance which rocked the world of athletics on Day Seven of the ongoing World Athletics Championships by winning gold with the third-fastest 400m time in history.

Oct 04, 2019, 16:05 PM IST

World Athletics Championships: Shot putter Tejinder Singh, 1500m runner Jinson Johnson crash out

India's shot put star Tejinder Pal Singh Toor and 1500m runner Jinson Johnson crashed out of the ongoing World Athletics Championships in Doha.

Oct 04, 2019, 12:06 PM IST

World Athletics Championships: India's Annu Rani finishes 8th in women's javelin final

Indian javelin thrower Annu Rani made an eighth-place finish in the final of the women's javelin throw event at the ongoing IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha on Tuesday. 

Oct 02, 2019, 13:49 PM IST

Annu Rani qualifies for javelin throw finals at World Athletics Championships in Doha

Annu Rani has created history by becoming the first Indian to reach the finals of the women's javelin throw in the World Championships. 

Oct 01, 2019, 09:05 AM IST

World Athletics Championships: Sprinter Dutee Chand bows out in opening round

Star Indian sprinter Dutee Chand suffered a major blow as she crashed out of the ongoing 17th IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha in the opening round of the women's 100m event on Saturday. 

Sep 29, 2019, 08:02 AM IST

Dutee Chand granted Europe visa as preparation continues for Olympic qualification

Dutee is keen to qualify for the women`s 100m event at the 2020 Tokyo Games and said that her preparations are on in full swing for the same.
 

Aug 10, 2019, 18:13 PM IST

Sachin Tendulkar congratulates Hima Das after dream run in Europe

Hima's latest gold came on Saturday in Prague where she clocked a season-best time of 52.09 seconds to win the gold in 400m at the Nove Mesto nad Metuji Grand Prix.

Jul 21, 2019, 22:00 PM IST

Usain Bolt reveals hamstring injury details to silence doubtors

Bolt, who won 19 global championship golds, is widely considered the finest sprinter in athletics annals.

Aug 18, 2017, 00:16 AM IST

Javelin thrower Davinder Singh Kang claims AFI told him to drop out of London World Championships

Kang, who became the first Indian javelin thrower to reach the final round of a World Championships last week in London, returned positive for marijuana in an in-competition test conducted by NADA during the Indian Grand Prix in May 15.

Aug 16, 2017, 21:05 PM IST

WATCH: Usain Bolt and Team Jamaica make it to 4x100m final at World Athletics Championships

Tyquendo Tracey, Julian Forte and Michael Campbell safely negotiated the first three legs before Usain Bolt steered his team home in a winning, season's best of 37.95 seconds.

Aug 12, 2017, 16:23 PM IST

Usain Bolt’s Last Race, World Athletics Championships 2017: Details of LIVE streaming, TV listing, date, time, venue

Know all the details here for action from the 2017 World Athletics Championships

Aug 12, 2017, 14:28 PM IST

Davinder Kang's Javelin Throw Final, World Athletics Championships 2017: Details of LIVE streaming, TV listing, date, time, venue

Know all the details here for action from the Javelin Throw Final at the 2017 World Athletics Championships

Aug 12, 2017, 13:04 PM IST

World Athletics Championships: London braced for Usain Bolt and Mo Farah swansongs

The Jamaican is hoping to step away from the track having won his 20th global championship title, something he was denied last week when he finished third in the 100m behind American Justin Gatlin.

Aug 12, 2017, 08:51 AM IST

Usain Bolt can have his final sporting wish granted at World Athletics Championships

Of his 200 metres races since his breakthrough 2008 season, he's lost, astonishingly, just one of 30.

Aug 11, 2017, 23:05 PM IST

World Athletics Championships: Davinder Singh Kang becomes first Indian to qualify for Javelin finals, Neeraj Chopra out

Competing in the qualification round Group B yesterday, Kang, who was carrying a shoulder injury, cleared the automatic qualification mark of 83m in his third and final throw as he sent the iron spear to a distance of 84.22m. He had a 82.22m in his opening throw and then came up with 82.14m in his second.

Aug 11, 2017, 10:29 AM 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

World Athletics Championships: Kori Carter earns shock 400m hurdles win from outside lane

All eyes had been on Carter`s U.S. team mate, Olympic champion Dalilah Muhammad, who had been the strong favourite, but it was the former American champion in lane nine who maintained her form best to race to victory in 53.07 seconds.

Aug 11, 2017, 10:07 AM IST

World Athletics Championships: Caster Semenya eases through 800m heats, Maryna Arzamasova out

South African Semenya, last beaten at the World Championships semi-final in Beijing two years ago, was third going into the final straight and eased past Rose Mary Almanza and Natoya Goule to win in 2:01.33.

Aug 11, 2017, 09:57 AM IST

IAAF World Championships: London hotel says it's not to blame for athletes' stomach bug

Several Botswana, German, Canadian, Irish and Puerto Rican athletes staying at the Tower Hotel, near Tower Bridge, have been taken ill over the last few days, with some put into effective quarantine and others forced to miss their events.

Aug 09, 2017, 00:03 AM IST