Iaaf World Athletics Championships 2019
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World Athletics Championships 2019: Noah Lyles, Christian Coleman target Tokyo Olympics after US renaissance
Christian Coleman, the newly crowned 100m world champion, and Noah Lyles, the victor in the 200m, delivered performances in Doha that suggest they are capable of dominating for years to come.
World Athletics Championships 2019: IAAF reduces use of new ‘crotch cameras’ after backlash from athletes
With cameras in the starting blocks peering up the legs of athletes into their eyes, television viewers have been taken closer to the action than ever before at the World Championships. Just too up close and personal for some athletes.
USADA chief accuses Alberto Salazar of using Nike Oregon Project athletes as 'guinea pigs'; athletics coach denies doping claims
Top coach Alberto Salazar, banned for four years following a doping probe, used athletes as "laboratory animals", the US Anti-Doping Agency's chief Travis Tygart said.
World Athletics Championships 2019: Avinash Sable breaks own national record to qualify for 3000m steeplechase final
India's Avinash Sable broke his own national record, and qualified for the finals of the men's 3000m steeplechase in an eventful race in the World Championships.
World Athletics Championships 2019: Qatar showpiece event highlights track's multiple cases of nationality switches
In a country where native Qataris are vastly outnumbered by migrant workers, relying on imported talent is nothing new. But sometimes Qatar and other nations seem to behave like professional football clubs rather than national teams.
World Athletics Championships 2019: World champion Sifan Hassan shocked by Alberto Salazar's doping ban
Talking after Alberto Salazar was banned for four years, newly crowned women's 10,000 metres champion Sifan Hassan said, "I was aware of the ongoing investigations when I joined the team and have always had a clean conscience"
World Athletics Championships 2019: Haile Gebrselassie says marathon runners could have died from the heat at Doha
Distance-running great Haile Gebrselassie said, "It was a mistake to conduct the championship in such hot weather in Doha, especially the marathon race. As someone who has been in the sport for many years, I've found it unacceptable."
World Athletics Championships 2019: US sprinter Christian Coleman withdraws from men's 200m citing 'strain'
American Christian Coleman’s dream of adding the 200 metres to the 100 metre world title he won on Saturday has ended after he pulled out of Sunday’s opening round because he was still “feeling the strain”.
A day after dozens of exhausted runners failed to finish the women's marathon at Athletics World Championships, officials said the women's 20km would now get underway at 11.59pm instead.
World Athletics Championships 2019: Defending champion Caster Semenya sidelined by her fight against IAAF
Caster Semenya is missing the World Championships as she fights the International Association of Athletics Federations' latest version of a regulation that forces XY DSD women to lower their level of natural testosterone.
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.
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.
Christian Coleman will aim to clinch his first major championship outdoor title at the Khalifa Stadium, just weeks after escaping a lengthy anti-doping ban because of a technicality.
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.
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
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.
World Athletics Championships 2019: Hosts Qatar look to prove preparedness for 2022 FIFA World Cup amidst rising tensions in Gulf region
The Gulf countries, Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain have enforced an economic blockade on Qatar and have sent just a handful of athletes to the World Championships
World Athletics Championships 2019: Athletes prepare for hot Gulf climate with sophisticated cooling technologies in Khalifa Stadium
The sophisticated system is being held up by Qatari authorities as proof they will be able to keep 2022 FIFA World Cup venues at comfortable temperatures
World Athletics Championships 2019: Hosts Qatar look to work past diplomatic spats, unfinished public transport in rehearsal for 2022 FIFA World Cup
The 10-day event in Qatar's capital Doha will be a key test ahead of the football extravaganza in the gas-rich Gulf monarchy