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World Athletics Championships 2019: IAAF chief Sebastian Coe insists event hasn't 'been derailed' by Alberto Salazar scandal
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World Athletics Championships 2019: IAAF chief Sebastian Coe insists event hasn't 'been derailed' by Alberto Salazar scandal

International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) president Coe said the governing body had reacted swiftly after news broke that Salazar, the founder of the Nike Oregon Project training group, had been suspended by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA)

World Athletics Championships 2019: India's Annu Rani calls for equal opportunities for women in sports after eighth place finish in javelin throw
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World Athletics Championships 2019: India's Annu Rani calls for equal opportunities for women in sports after eighth place finish in javelin throw

Annu Rani was competing in her second world championship and became the first Indian woman to qualify for the finals of javelin throw at the World's

World Athletics Championships 2019: Noah Lyles produces sensational run to win 200m title, leads American gold rush in Doha
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World Athletics Championships 2019: Noah Lyles produces sensational run to win 200m title, leads American gold rush in Doha

Noah Lyles led a triumphant night for the United States on Tuesday at the World Athletics Championships just hours after the sport had been rocked by the suspension of controversial coach Alberto Salazar.

World Athletics Championships 2019: Annu Rani finishes 8th in women's javelin; Avinash Sable qualifies for 3000m steeplechase final
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World Athletics Championships 2019: Annu Rani finishes 8th in women's javelin; Avinash Sable qualifies for 3000m steeplechase final

India's Annu Rani failed to repeat her impressive qualifying round form as she finished eighth in the women's javelin throw while Avinash Sable made it to the men's 3000m steeplechase finals under dramatic circumstances on Tuesday.

World Athletics Championships 2019: Organising committee blames late-evening start times, political boycott of Qatar for sparse crowd in stadium
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World Athletics Championships 2019: Organising committee blames late-evening start times, political boycott of Qatar for sparse crowd in stadium

The absence of cheering fans meant that the USA team which won the inaugural 4x400 metres mixed relay title on Sunday opted not to run a lap of honour

World Athletics Championships 2019: After corruption allegations over hosting bids, empty seats cast new shadow on Doha event
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World Athletics Championships 2019: After corruption allegations over hosting bids, empty seats cast new shadow on Doha event

Qatar's conduct in bidding for the world athletics championships, first unsuccessfully for the 2017 edition, remains under criminal investigation in France

World Athletics Championships 2019: Returning new-mothers Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Allyson Felix revel in record glory
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World Athletics Championships 2019: Returning new-mothers Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Allyson Felix revel in record glory

Fraser-Pryce and Felix, both racing in their first major championships since taking time off from the sport to have children, lit up a pulsating day three of competition even if the action was played out inside a near-empty Khalifa Stadium.

World Athletics Championships 2019: Doha heat forces delayed start of women's 20km race walk 
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World Athletics Championships 2019: Doha heat forces delayed start of women's 20km race walk 

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
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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: Heat is on Christian Coleman and Worlds organisers in Doha
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World Athletics Championships 2019: Heat is on Christian Coleman and Worlds organisers in Doha

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.

World Athletics Championships 2019: Ruth Chepngetich braves brutal conditions to win women's marathon
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World Athletics Championships 2019: Ruth Chepngetich braves brutal conditions to win women's marathon

Kenya's Ruth Chepngetich powered through brutal heat and humidity to win gold in the women's marathon on Saturday, bringing the curtain down on a dramatic opening day at the World Athletics Championships in Doha.

World Athletics Championships 2019: India hopeful of making finals despite missing star names Neeraj Chopra, Hima Das
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World Athletics Championships 2019: India hopeful of making finals despite missing star names Neeraj Chopra, Hima Das

Medal is too far-fetched a thought and even hopes of making the finals seem barely believable as India enter the World Athletics Championship without two of their biggest stars -- the injured Neeraj Chopra and Hima Das.

World Athletics Championships 2019: From Noah Lyles to Sifan Hassan, three athletes who could shine in global showpiece event
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World Athletics Championships 2019: From Noah Lyles to Sifan Hassan, three athletes who could shine in global showpiece event

As the World Athletics Championships begins on Friday, we take a look at the three athletes who could shine in the global showpiece, the first since 2003 without Usain Bolt

World Athletics Championships 2019: Hosts Qatar look to prove preparedness for 2022 FIFA World Cup amidst rising tensions in Gulf region
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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
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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: First championships of post-Usain Bolt era seek Jamaican's successor, shake off doping
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World Athletics Championships 2019: First championships of post-Usain Bolt era seek Jamaican's successor, shake off doping

More than 2,000 athletes from over 200 countries and territories will take part across 10 days of competition at World Athletics Championships in Doha's Khalifa International stadium.

AFI president Adille Sumariwalla re-elected as member of IAAF Council for second four-year term
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AFI president Adille Sumariwalla re-elected as member of IAAF Council for second four-year term

AFI president Adille Sumariwalla was on Wednesday re-elected as the member of the IAAF Council for a second four-year term during the 52nd Congress of the sport's world governing body at Doha.

India's sprint legend PT Usha honoured with Vetran Pin by IAAF in recognition of her contribution to sport
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India's sprint legend PT Usha honoured with Vetran Pin by IAAF in recognition of her contribution to sport

PT Usha was on Wednesday presented the Veteran Pin by IAAF chief Sebastian Coe during the 52nd Congress of the athletics body.

Sebastian Coe re-elected unopposed as IAAF president; Ximena Restrepo becomes first-ever female vice president
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Sebastian Coe re-elected unopposed as IAAF president; Ximena Restrepo becomes first-ever female vice president

While Sebastian Coe has been re-elected for four more years, Ximena Restrepo — who collected Colombia's first Olympic medal in athletics at the 1992 Barcelona Games — became IAAF's first female vice president.

World Athletics Championships 2019: Hosts Qatar look to work past diplomatic spats, unfinished public transport in rehearsal for 2022 FIFA World Cup
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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