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Bolt holds off Gatlin to keep 100m crown on World Athletics day two

| 23.08.2015

Usain Bolt defied his injury-hit season to become a three-time World Athletics 100m champion with a gutsy win over controversial American athlete Justin Gatlin. Jamaican sensation and world record holder Bolt had to dig deep just to make the final after an abysmal start to his semi, but grabbed a... View Article

World Athletics day two: Bolt and Gatlin battle for 100m Gold

| 23.08.2015

Assuming all goes well in their respective semi-finals, the fastest sprinter in the world this year, Justin Gatlin, and quickest of all-time, Usain Bolt, will go head-to-head on day two at the World Athletics Championships for 100m Gold. Gatlin, a figure who courts controversy because of two previous doping bans,... View Article

Mo Farah defends 10k title on World Athletics day one

| 22.08.2015

Great Britain’s Mo Farah successfully defended the men’s 10000m title on day one at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing, holding off the Kenyan contingent to win a fourth Gold medal at this level in 27:01.14. Attempts to tire the long distance double Olympic champion by setting a frenetic lap... View Article

World Athletics day one: Jessica Ennis-Hill begins Heptathlon bid

| 22.08.2015

Beijing’s Bird’s Nest stadium hosts the 2015 IAAF World Athletics Championships, which begin on Saturday with the men’s Marathon and 10000m contests opening and closing proceedings respectively. Competing steadily throughout day one, and indeed the entire first weekend, in four of the seven disciplines which make up the Heptathlon, however,... View Article

London Olympics heroes are best British medal hopes at World Athletics

| 21.08.2015

Decorated track and field quartet Jessica Ennis-Hill, Mo Farah, Christine Ohuruogu and Greg Rutherford lead the British medal charge at the 2015 IAAF World Athletics Championships in Beijing from August 22nd to 30th. These household names, established as such following their miraculous exploits on home soil at the London Olympics... View Article

Usain Bolt awesome at evens to defend World Athletics 100m title

| 21.08.2015

Usain Bolt is in the unusual position of not being favourite for the 100m ahead of the 2015 IAAF World Athletics championships in Beijing. The Bird’s Nest in China’s capital city provided Jamaican sensation Bolt with his first major medals at the 2008 Olympics, and he set world records over... View Article

Rutherford, Farah, Ennis-Hill in Team GB World Athletics Championships squad

| 28.07.2015

Olympic Heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill will compete in the IAAF World Athletics Championships in Beijing in August, after being named in the British squad alongside fellow multi-discipline sportswoman Katarina Johnson-Thompson. Fellow London 2012 gold medallists Mo Farah and Greg Rutherford are other big names on the Team GB roster. Double... View Article

London Anniversary Games: British records broken in track and field

| 26.07.2015

British teenager Dina Asher-Smith ran a new national record in the women’s 100m by becoming the first-ever athlete from her country to go under 11 seconds at the London Anniversary Games. Asher-Smith, 19, won her heat in 10.99, beating double world sprint silver medalist Murielle Ahoure of the Ivory Coast.... View Article

London Anniversary Games: Bolt back and Farah responds

| 24.07.2015

Usain Bolt, the fastest man alive, made a return to form with victory in the men’s 100m at the London Anniversary Games Diamond League meeting at the Olympic Stadium. Jamaican sensation Bolt, who holds the world record over both sprint distances, returned to the scene of his greatest triumph where... View Article

Coral’s five returning sporting stars following exiles

| 13.05.2015

Following the news that Kevin Pietersen’s England cricket exile is to continue, after new directer Andrew Strauss confirmed in an interview, we find five other top names around the world of sport that managed to find a way back after previously being exiled. Muhammad Ali Widely considered to be the... View Article