An angry Yohan Blake suggested a lengthy wait in cold conditions contributed to Usain Bolt's career ending in painful fashion, after the iconic sprinter sensationally pulled up injured…
London (AFP) - A sentimental Justin Gatlin hailed Usain Bolt as an "amazing showman" whose career would certainly not be defined by him pulling up with cramp in…
(Adds details) LONDON, Aug 12 (Reuters) - Individual champion Tori Bowie anchored the United States to victory in the women's 4x100 metres relay at the World Championships on…
Usain Bolt's illustrious athletics career finished on a painful and shocking note at the IAAF World Championships, the iconic sprinter pulling up with an injury as Great Britain…
It's genuinely difficult to find inspiration in athletics today, but for all of the mendacity and malfeasance, there are still some truly amazing stories to tell. One example…
(Reuters) - Jamaica's Yohan Blake is a doubt for the 4x100 metres relay final at the World Athletics Championships and will be assessed by medical staff before Saturday's…
LONDON -- The women's long jump final could be a contender for event of the week: It was the tightest in World Athletics Championship history, had a post-final…
As Usain Bolt prepares for the final race of his brilliant career, it really doesn't matter if he wins or loses. His legacy is secure. But is he…
Bolt leads Jamaica into final, U.S. run year's fastest time By Brian Homewood LONDON (Reuters) - Usain Bolt, running the penultimate race of his career, led…
By Brian Homewood LONDON (Reuters) - Usain Bolt, running the penultimate race of his career, led Jamaica safely through their semi-final in the 4x100 metres relay at the…
He had demanded that the world write one last headline about him -- "Unbeatable. Unstoppable." -- and at the World Athletics Championships on Saturday, Usain St Leo Bolt…
As Usain Bolt prepares for the final race of his brilliant career, it really doesn't matter if he wins or loses. His legacy is secure. But is he…
(Adds details) LONDON, Aug 11 (Reuters) - Emma Coburn and Courtney Frerichs stunned the World Championships by winning gold and silver in a dramatic women's 3,000 metres steeplechase…
(Adds Reese quotes) LONDON, Aug 11 (Reuters) - American Brittney Reese claimed her fourth world long jump title on Friday after a tense, tight contest in which only…
American Brittney Reese won a fourth world gold when she claimed victory in the women's long jump at the IAAF World Championships. Reese, who previously won in 2009,…
LONDON — Justin Gatlin knew he had conquered the king as soon as he crossed the finish line. He waited for confirmation from the giant scoreboard, waited for…
LONDON (AP) -- Is it too soon to ask? Usain Bolt, please come back. The superstar who made athletics fun - and watchable - for the past decade…
LOS ANGELES - LA 2028 today released a teaser video for its new “Building our Legacy” series that captures memories from athletes and volunteers from the Los Angeles…
The newly crowned fastest woman in the world on racing through the trees as a kid, loving a good steak and how lactic is the worst thing about…
Usain Bolt will be hoping to bring his storied athletics career to a close with IAAF World Championships gold in the 4x100 metres relay on Saturday, but Christian…
LONDON -- Christian Taylor paused when asked if the IAAF World Championships triple jump gold medal was enough. "Honestly," he opened with. "Umm ... I've just been chasing…
Isaac Makwala could not provide the fairytale finish in his brave quest for gold at the world athletics championships as Azeri-born Turk Ramil Guliyev won the men's 200m…
LONDON, Aug 10 (Reuters) - Shaunae Miller-Uibo put her 400 metres disappointment behind her to power into the 200m final at the World Championships on Thursday, saying she…
The Oregon Duck began her reign in the rain. Phyllis Francis is the new World 400m champion. In a stirring display of tenacity and confidence, Francis powered past…
Evan Jager led for much of the second half of the race during the 3,000-meter steeplechase final at the world championships in London. But the American who trains…
One event doesn’t define the future of sprinting in track and field. But perhaps the 2017 IAAF World Championships do foreshadow what is to come over the next…
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