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Busy Bolt still on legendary quest

2013-08-13 07:25

Jamaican great has sights set on two more golds in Moscow

Race walker Ivanov claims first gold for Russia in Moscow worlds

2013-08-12 13:08

Russia's Alexandr Ivanov claimed the first gold medal for the hosts Russia at the 2013 IAAF World Championships as he clocked a personal best of one hour.

Bolt stormed to men's 100 amid heavy rain

2013-08-12 08:21

World record holder Usain Bolt claims the men's 100 world title amid a heavy rain to light up the Luzhniki Stadium at the 2013 World Championships here in Moscow on Sunday.

'Not again' the spur for Farah's revenge

2013-08-12 07:09

Brit outsprints Jeilan for gold, exacts payback for loss in 2011

Kiplagat makes marathon history

2013-08-12 07:09

Kenyan Edna Kiplagat defied hot and humid conditions and a brave front-running display from Italian Valeria Straneo to become the first woman to retain the world marathon title on Saturday.

Broken nose shatters 'Iron Lady'

2013-08-12 07:09

Ukraine's 'Iron Lady', Natalia Semenova, bravely competed in discus qualifying at the world championships on Saturday after suffering concussion and a broken, bloodied nose in a freak accident just before the event began.

Baptiste tests positive

2013-08-12 07:09

Trinidad and Tobago sprinter Kelly-Ann Baptiste, who won a world 100m bronze medal in 2011 and was a real prospect for Moscow, has tested positive for a banned substance, the Trinidad Express newspaper reported on Saturday.

Zhang sets men's 100m national record

2013-08-12 06:37

Chinese sprinter Zhang Peimeng cut his own national record to 10.00 seconds in the semifinal of men's 100m race at the IAAF World Championships Sunday.

Fans stay away as worlds get off to sweaty start

2013-08-11 14:43

The world athletics championships got off to low-key but high-humidity start in front of a few hundred hardy fans scattered around the 81,000 Luzhniki Stadium on Saturday, with star attraction Usain Bolt ready to be unleashed in the evening.

IAAF World Athletics Championships

2013-08-10 17:20

Athletes competes in the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow August 10, 2013.

Olympic champion Chen Ding leads Chinese team for IAAF worlds

2013-08-10 10:27

Chinese race walkers, spearheaded by Olympic champion Chen Ding, will carry on Chinese team's hope for gold medals in the 2013 IAAF World Championships to open here on Saturday.

IAAF set to implement four-year doping bans

2013-08-10 08:35

Athletics will return to four-year bans for first-time dopers in 2015, putting an end to the practice of Olympic athletes suspended for doping being allowed to compete in the following Games.

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