IAAF WORLD ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIP

  • Bolt, Kenyans beam at world athletics Ch'ships August 27, 2011

    Daegu, South Korea: Usain Bolt brought worldclass pizzazz to the athletics world championships on Saturday where one Olympic champion ducked out without completing even a single pole vault and another was in tears after falsestarting in her 400 metres heat. Bolt, the world's fastest man, left the rapidly emptying stadium...
  • Anju Bobby storms into World long jump finals August 27, 2007

    New Delhi: India's Anju Bobby George has qualified for the final of the women's long jump event at the IAAF World Athletics Championships in Osaka, Japan on Monday. Anju managed a best effort of 6.60 metres in the qualifying round and made it to the medal round in 11th place. The...
  • Gay tames Powell in World Athletics meet August 27, 2007

    New Delhi: The World Athletics Championships in Osaka saw American Tyson Gay getting the better of Jamaican world record holder Asafa Powell to win the gold in the 100m event on Sunday. Gay caught up with the world record holder at the midpoint of the race and then raced ahead to...