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US storm to gold in women’s 4x400m relay

Quartet of Phyllis Francis, Sydney McLaughlin, Dalilah Muhammad and Wadeline Jonathas led from start to finish.

US reassert authority in men’s 4x400m relay

The US top the medals table at the 10-day World Championships.

I don’t care about what Johnson says, Coleman asserts after 100m...

The new sprint king believes he will be judged by his performances on the track.

Farah has ‘no regrets’ over skipping world championships

Mo Farah is skipping the world championships as it is too close to the Chicago Marathon.

Iranian judoka pressured not to fight Israeli, refuses to return

The IJF says Saeid Mollaei was told to lose his earlier round matches to avoid a final encounter against Israel's Sagi Muki.

Zii Jia storms into quarter-finals, Momota in the way

Zii Jia defeats Japan's Kenta Nishimoto to set up a clash with current world number one Kento Momota in the last eight.

Hungarian swimmer ‘sorry’ for touching nightclub dancer

Tamas Kenderesi denies charges of sexual assault but is regretful of ‘thoughtlessly touching’ a nightclub dancer.

US await result of appeal on King’s disqualification

Lilly King was not informed of why she was disqualified form her 200m breaststroke heat.

US track championships set for fastest show on earth

With Usain Bolt's near-decade of dominance now over, a crop of hungry young Americans are vying to fill the void in what promises to be a new golden era for US sprinting.

Top US swimmer King slams Fina doping controls in Sun row

Lilly King did not pull her punches when saying what she thinks of Fina’s doping controls procedures.

China bag all 6 gold medals at Fina World Championships

China reign supreme in the women’s event at Fina Diving World Championships.

Forget his age, Gatlin is ready to battle for another world...

Justin Gatlin admits running sub-10 seconds 100-metre sprints at the age of 37 is unusual.

Semenya vows no world championships if she can’t run 800m

Caster Semenya will go on vacation if she is not allowed to compete in her favourite 800m event at the World Championships in Doha in September.

Semenya wins in Montreuil, intends to defend 800m world title

Semenya intends to defend her world title saying she can run any distance she wants.

PSG’s Al-Khelaifi charged in Qatar athletics graft probe

Nasser Al-Khelaifi is charged for corruption on his role on the bidding process for the 2017 and 2019 world championships.

Armour-clad warriors clash in ‘medieval’ battles in Ukraine

Ukraine has hosted the world championship in medieval combat where fighters deal blows at each other with metal and wooden replica weapons.

Chong Wei to miss World Championship after cancer

Lee Chong Wei's absence in the World Championships means he will lose his chance to win the world title for the first time.

Nicol’s dream of 9th world title dashed

Nicol David lost to Camille Serme of France in the third round, 11-9, 4-11, 4-11 and 5-11.

Nicol gunning for ninth world title before retirement

But Malaysia's squash queen will have to overcome young new talents who have burst onto the scene.

IAAF reverts to qualifying standards for Doha championships

The IAAF will continue to use qualifying standards, not a new world rankings system, for the 2019 Doha world championships.

Biles sets record for world championship gold medals

Simone Biles has now won 13 career gold medals.

Rainbow jersey dream becomes reality for evergreen Valverde

Alejandro Valverde beat Romain Bardet and Michael Woods to claim the world road race title.

Dennis routs Dumoulin in ‘dream’ world time trial triumph

Rohan Dennis beat Tom Dumoulin by one minute and 21 seconds to claim the world title.

Yates flies flag for Britain at cycling world championships

Yates should be the man to beat next Sunday after displaying brilliant climbing skills and cut-throat racing savvy.