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World Athletics Championships 2019: India mixed 4x400m relay team enters final; Dutee Chand disappoints in 100m heats
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World Athletics Championships 2019: India mixed 4x400m relay team enters final; Dutee Chand disappoints in 100m heats

The Indian mixed 4x400m relay team qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after reaching the finals in the World Championships at Doha on Saturday.

World Athletics Championships 2019: Dutee Chand crashes out of 100 metres in first round
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World Athletics Championships 2019: Dutee Chand crashes out of 100 metres in first round

Running in the inside lane in heat number 3, Dutee Chand lagged behind in the final few metres to finish seventh and 37th overall among 47 competitors to crash out of the championships.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2019: India's long jumper M Sreeshankar fails to seal final spot after finishing 22nd in qualifying
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2019: India's long jumper M Sreeshankar fails to seal final spot after finishing 22nd in qualifying

The 20-year-old Sreeshankar could only produce a best jump of 7.62m from his three attempts in the qualification B. His effort was well below his season's best of 8.00m, which he had produced only last month in Patiala.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2019: Midnight marathon centre stage in Doha as Worlds open
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2019: Midnight marathon centre stage in Doha as Worlds open

A total of 1,972 athletes from 208 countries and territories will compete in the Athletics Championships, which are seen as an important staging post as Qatar prepares for the challenge of hosting football's World Cup in 2022.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2019: India's full schedule, TV broadcast and live streaming coverage
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2019: India's full schedule, TV broadcast and live streaming coverage

Without Neeraj Chopra and Hima Das, India have grim chances of winning a medal or reaching a final at the IAAF World Athletics Championships 2019 in Doha, Qatar.

Wayde van Niekerk may be No 1 attraction in world athletics but he'll never be Usain Bolt, says Michael Johnson
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Wayde van Niekerk may be No 1 attraction in world athletics but he'll never be Usain Bolt, says Michael Johnson

Van Niekerk is the current World and Olympic champion in the 400m and many feel that he will fill-up the void left by Bolt, who retired after the last World Championship in London.