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ARTICLES RELATING TO IAAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Thompson seeking Brussels redemption

2017-08-31 15:49

Elaine Thompson will bid to salvage her season when she races a potentially lucrative 100m in Brussels after flopping in the IAAF World Championships.

ASA ‘ran a good race’

2017-08-20 08:30

Athletics SA president Aleck Skhosana remains unapologetic for his organisation’s stringent selection criteria for the IAAF World Championships, despite heavy criticism.

SA complete best medal haul at World Champs

2017-08-14 12:14

Team SA have earned the nation's best ever medal haul at an IAAF World Championships, scooping a total of six podium places.

'Superhuman' wanted - Bolt exit leaves vacuum to fill

2017-08-14 10:43

Usain Bolt's retirement leaves a gap to fill but athletics is moving in the right direction in rebranding itself after scandals damaged its image.

Mixed emotions as Bolt bows out

2017-08-14 07:07

Usain Bolt says he is sad but also excited to bow out of athletics, adding that his disappointing world campaign in London would not change his career achievements.

Kenya's Obiri denies Ayana world double

2017-08-13 21:50

Kenya's Hellen Obiri claimed consolation for her Olympic silver last year winning the women's 5 000 metres world title.

Organisers to blame for Bolt's collapse - team-mates

2017-08-13 17:03

Usain Bolt's dramatic and inglorious end to his top level career was the fault of world championship organisers, his furious team-mates claimed.

Gatlin hails Bolt the 'showman' despite relay flop

2017-08-13 11:56

A sentimental Justin Gatlin hailed Usain Bolt as an "amazing showman" whose career would certainly not be defined by him pulling up in the 4x100m relay.

Manyonga jumps his way into history

2017-08-13 10:40

New long jump world champion Luvo Manyonga has made it clear that he wants to dominate the sport.

Pain no gain as Bolt, Farah's farewell party falls flat

2017-08-13 09:57

Athletics legends Usain Bolt and Mo Farah experienced some of their greatest moments in London but five years later misery replaced joy.

 

3 positive world champs doping tests investigated

2017-08-25 12:51

Three positive doping tests involving athletes not yet identified are being investigated in samples taken from the recent IAAF World Championships.

USA medal dominance could reflect doping clean-up

2017-08-14 15:39

Athletes from the United States may have found out what it's like to compete on a level playing field at the 2017 IAAF World Championships.

Gatlin's 100m win does not define world champs - Coe

2017-08-14 10:43

Doping-tainted Justin Gatlin's 100m victory will not define the world championships, IAAF president Sebastian Coe insisted.

Trinidad win men's 4x400m relay gold

2017-08-14 07:14

Trinidad and Tobago stunned favourites the United States to win the men's 4x400 metres men's relay title on Sunday.

Felix claims 16th world medal as US win 4x400m relay

2017-08-13 22:33

Allyson Felix won her 16th world career medal, producing a blistering run to help the United States to gold in the 4x400m relay.

Walking back to happiness - Diniz enjoys golden moment at last

2017-08-13 19:09

Yohann Diniz finally secured the global title that had frustratingly eluded him when he won men's 50 kilometres walk in his sixth attempt.

Shange misses out on medals, breaks national record

2017-08-13 17:01

South Africa's Lebogang Shange came close to claiming a medal after finish fourth in the 20km walk at the IAAF World Championship in London.

SA’s athletes come bearing life’s lessons

2017-08-13 11:53

In a way, the Proteas faltering in their test series against England and the Lions not winning the Super Rugby title weren’t entirely bad things.

Mzansi medal haul shatters old mould

2017-08-13 10:36

As Caster Semenya gears up to reclaim the women’s 800m title Athletics SA will look back to this year’s championships as the most successful in recent years.

Semenya’s hormones are still an issue

2017-08-13 08:26

Caster Semenya is destined to be remembered in the history of sport as the woman who changed an era, whichever way her story ends.

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