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100m hurdles heartbreak for Americans

APAmericans Dawn Harper-Nelson, pictured, and Keni Harrison were eliminated from the women’s 100 metres hurdles in the semi-finals. Photo by: Kin Cheung/AP...

Bolt shows his class

EPAUsain Bolt said he never had a single doubt in his mind that he would win the 200 metres title for the...

Wayde – the toast of South Africa

ReutersSouth Africas Wayde Van Niekerk won the 400m gold at the world championship in Beijing. Photo: Damir Sagolj/Reuters South Africa’s Wayde Van...

Van Niekerk rushed to hospital

ReutersWayde van Niekerk produced a stunning 400 metres run to win a first sprint gold for South Africa at the world championship....

Van Niekerk wins 400m gold

August 26 2015 at 03:53pm Beijing – Wayde van Niekerk ran the fastest 400 metres since 2007 to become the first South...

Kenyans fail doping tests

EPATwo Kenyans have failed pre-competition drugs tests at the world championships in Beijing and have been provisionally suspended. EPA/HOW HWEE YOUNG Two...

Semenya reaches 800m semi’s

EPACaster Semenya powered into the semi-finals of the womens 800-metre at the IAAF World Athletics Championships. EPA/SRDJAN SUKI Johannesburg – World champion...