At the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015, Jamaica finished second on the medals table with seven gold and 12 medals in total. It’s the country’s second-best tally ever, after the 2009 edition in Berlin. But this time, it wasn’t just sprinters and hurdlers who led the charge.... Read More
When athletes mention disruption to their preparations coming into a major championship, they are usually speaking about injuries, or viruses, or even what’s usually known as ‘niggles’. The common dominator is, it’s all about them.... Read More
When it comes to making athletics a family affair, no one can better the Borlees. Brothers Kevin, Jonathan and youngster Dylan were all in Beijing and competed together in the 4x400m, the two older brothers having reached the semi-finals in the individual event.... Read More
Denis Kudryavtsev is the leader of a group of young and ambitious group of athletes that has awakened interest in the 400m hurdles in Russia after a long hiatus. ... Read More
Each day during the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015, fans from around the world had the opportunity to vote for their favourite performances of the session via the IAAF website www.iaaf.org.
Earlier this year, the question plaguing Allyson Felix’s mind was all about risk.
Christian Taylor came very close to writing a new chapter in the men’s triple jump when he hopped, stepped and jumped out to 18.21m at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 to take his second world title four years after his first global triumph in Daegu.
When you’re Asbel Kiprop, you can win just about any way you want.
It's all over now. As the last medals are being distributed, here are a few last moments from day nine at the IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015.
Novlene Williams-Mills overtook Francena McCorory in the closing metres to lead Jamaica to victory in the 4x400m on the closing night of the IAAF World championships, Beijing 2015.
There were no records set in the high jump on Sunday as the bar never go higher than 2.36m, but the medals were decided in an unprecedented, as far as the World Championships were concerned, three-way jump off won by Canada’s Derek Drouin.
Once again, the closing event of the IAAF World Championships, the men’s 4x400m relay, did not disappoint as this time around it produced a battle that kept spectators on the edge of their seats until the very last few seconds.
Only four of the medallists from the 2013 World Championships made it to the final here, so there was a good chance for new faces on the podium.