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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Peerless Caster Semenya takes 800m gold with sensational final thrust
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Peerless Caster Semenya takes 800m gold with sensational final thrust

Beating Caster Semenya is almost next to impossible. Since the second half of 2015 and after the Rio Olympics, Semenya hasn’t lost an 800 metres race.

IAAF World Athletics Championship: Mo Farah hailed by British press as glorious track career comes to an end
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IAAF World Athletics Championship: Mo Farah hailed by British press as glorious track career comes to an end

British athletics legend Mo Farah was hailed by the British press on Sunday despite his glorious track career ending with defeat in the 5,000 metres world championships final.

Usain Bolt and Mo Farah have said their goodbyes, but IAAF must continue association with these track stars
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Usain Bolt and Mo Farah have said their goodbyes, but IAAF must continue association with these track stars

Athletics needs to find its feet again. Usain Bolt and Mo Farah may not have won it all this time but there’s a still much that they can offer.

IAAF World Athletics Championships: Usain Bolt says he's looking forward to being free and retirement is exciting
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IAAF World Athletics Championships: Usain Bolt says he's looking forward to being free and retirement is exciting

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

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Usain Bolt's void can only be filled by a 'superhuman', says Jon Tibbs
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Usain Bolt's void can only be filled by a 'superhuman', says Jon Tibbs

Usain Bolt's retirement leaves a huge vacuum to fill but athletics is moving in the right direction in rebranding itself after scandals that seriously damaged its image, according to sports marketing experts.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: India's 'miserable' campaign ends with poor showing in race walks
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: India's 'miserable' campaign ends with poor showing in race walks

KT Irfan and Khushbir Kaur finished at 23rd and 42nd positions respectively in the men's and women's 20 kilometres race walk events on the final day of competitions as India ended their miserable World Championships campaign on a disappointing note.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Kenya's Hellen Obiri wins women's 5000m with burst in final lap
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Kenya's Hellen Obiri wins women's 5000m with burst in final lap

Kenya's Hellen Obiri claimed consolation for her Olympic silver in 2016 by winning the women's 5,000 metres world title on Sunday.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Caster Semenya wins women's 800m, sets eyes on 34-year-old record
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Caster Semenya wins women's 800m, sets eyes on 34-year-old record

South Africa's Caster Semenya, who won the world title in 800m for the third time, hinted that it would now be time to tackle the world record of 1:53.28 set by Jarmila Kratochvilova back in 1983.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Justin Gatlin's win over Usain Bolt not the 'perfect script', says Sebastian Coe
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Justin Gatlin's win over Usain Bolt not the 'perfect script', says Sebastian Coe

Doping-tainted Justin Gatlin's 100m victory will not define the world championships, IAAF president Sebastian Coe insisted Sunday, adding that he fully understood why the American sprinter had been roundly booed.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: USA's Allyson Felix claims 16th global medal with 4x400m relay win
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: USA's Allyson Felix claims 16th global medal with 4x400m relay win

Allyson Felix won her 16th world career medal on Sunday, producing as she has on some many occasions before a blistering run to help the United States to gold in the 4x400m relay.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Yohan Diniz finally enjoys golden moment in 50km walk
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Yohan Diniz finally enjoys golden moment in 50km walk

Mercurial Frenchman Yohann Diniz finally secured the global title that had frustratingly eluded him when he won men's 50 kilometres walk world championship gold at the sixth attempt on Sunday.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: How Hero the Hedgehog, mischievous official mascot, set stage alight
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: How Hero the Hedgehog, mischievous official mascot, set stage alight

Hero the Hedgehog, the official mascot of 2017 World Athletics Championships, might just be one of the best sporting mascots in recent times.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Ines Henriques smashes world record to win gold in 50km race walk
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Ines Henriques smashes world record to win gold in 50km race walk

The 37-year-old Henriques crossed the finishing line at The Mall in 4 hours, 5 minutes and 56 seconds, obliterating her previous best of 4:08:26

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Twitter reacts to imperfect end to Usain Bolt, Mo Farah's careers
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Twitter reacts to imperfect end to Usain Bolt, Mo Farah's careers

Here's how Twitter reacted to Bolt's painful final run and Farah's silver medal finish on Saturday

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Davinder Singh Kang let down by AFI's lack of support for final
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Davinder Singh Kang let down by AFI's lack of support for final

Davinder Singh Kang threw below par to crush any hopes India had of a surprising podium finish in the javelin throw but to prepare for a World Championship final takes more than an individual’s effort

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Kevin Mayer becomes first man to win decathlon gold after Ashton Eaton
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Kevin Mayer becomes first man to win decathlon gold after Ashton Eaton

France's Kevin Mayer on Saturday became the first man other than the now-retired Ashton Eaton to win a global decathlon event since 2011 when he claimed gold in the world championships.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Usain Bolt, Mo Farah end careers in heartbreaking circumstances
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Usain Bolt, Mo Farah end careers in heartbreaking circumstances

Athletics legends Usain Bolt and Mo Farah experienced some of their greatest moments in their careers at the 2012 Olympics in London but five years on and back in the same stadium, misery replaced joy on Saturday.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Mo Farah wins silver in last race of his career
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Mo Farah wins silver in last race of his career

British athletics legend Mo Farah narrowly failed to complete a fifth successive global double on Saturday when he finished second behind Ethiopian Muktar Edris in a thrilling 5,000 metres world final.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Sally Pearson storms to 100m hurdles victory
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Sally Pearson storms to 100m hurdles victory

Australian hurdling great Sally Pearson won the 100 metres hurdles world title for the second time on Saturday in the same stadium where she clinched 2012 Olympic gold.