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Gatlin blames TV schedule for Bolt’s injury

Justin Gatlin agreed with the complaints of the Jamaican relay team that a long wait before their 4x100m final at the World Championships on Saturday contributed to the injury suffered by Usain Bolt in his last race.

Bolt pulls up injured in final race of his career

Usain Bolt pulled up with injury on the anchor leg of the 4×100 meters relay final at the World Athletics Championships on Saturday as the last race of his unparalleled career ended in high drama.

Edris ends Farah’s invincibility in final race

Mo Farah’s aura of invincibility after six years of unrelenting success was finally cracked in his very last major track race on Saturday as he lost his world 5,000 meters title to Ethiopia’s Muktar Edris.

Bolt anchors Jamaica into finals

Usain Bolt’s bid to bring the curtain down on his glittering career with a 15th world gold medal remained on track as Jamaica qualified for the final of the 4x100m relay.

Nigeria’s medal hope dims in London as Okagbare, Amusan crash

Nigeria’s hope of salvaging a medal at the London 2017 IAAF World Athletics Championship came crashing once again yesterday, as the trio of Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor, Oluwatobiloba Amusan and Lindsay Lindley failed in their respective events.

I’m glad I dumped Nigeria for Bahrain – Naser

Salwa Naser, a 400m silver medalist at the ongoing World Athletics Championships in London, says she is happy to have chosen Bahrain ahead of Nigeria.

Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare eyes long jump medal in London

Blessing Okagbare returns to the London Stadium in London on Friday to battle for one of the three medals on offer at the 2017 World Athletics Championships long jump event.

Gatlin sad at media sensation of rivalry with Bolt

American sprinter Justin Gatlin has accused the media of sensationalizing his rivalry with eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt.

Botswana’s athlete Makwala disgraced in London

Botswana’s Isaac Makwala was on Tuesday refused entry to the London Stadium after earlier being withdrawn from the night’s 400m final at the World Championships after falling victim to an outbreak of sickness that has hit scores of competitors, media reports on Wednesday.

Gatlin’s father flays London crowd for booing son

Justin Gatlin’s father has asked the fans to lay off his son after the 35-year-old was booed inside the London Stadium while accepting his 100 metres World Championships gold medal.

Tori Bowie clinches women’s 100m gold

American Tori Bowie won the women’s 100m world title on Sunday making up for her silver in last year’s Olympics while Rio 2016 Olympic Games gold medallist Elaine Thompson struggled home in fifth place, AFP reports.

London IAAF World Championships: 3 Nigerians qualify for women’s 400m

Nigeria’s Yinka Ajayi, Patience Okon-George and Margaret Bamgbose have qualified for Monday’s women’s 400m semi-finals at the ongoing International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in London.

Kenya’s Kirui snatches world title from Ethiopia’s Tola

Kenya’s Geoffrey Kipkorir Kirui prevailed in a compelling east African duel with Ethiopian Tamirat Tola on the streets of London to win the men’s marathon at the World Athletics Championships on Sunday.

I’ve done my time – Gatlin

Justin Gatlin said it was sad that fans booed his victory in the world 100m final on Saturday, saying he had “done my time’’ for his doping offences — and Usain Bolt, the man he beat into third place, agreed with him.

British media lay into Bolt’s farewell Gat-crasher

Justin Gatlin may have sensationally regained the world 100 metres title denying superstar Usain Bolt a golden farewell but like the crowd in the London Stadium the British press slammed the fact the former drugs cheat had gatecrashed the party.

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