World Athletics Championships

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My favourite game: Britain upset the USA with 4x400m gold at Tokyo '91 | Stuart Goodwin
The gamble of mixing up the running order paid off when Kriss Akabusi overhauled the individual champion on the anchor leg

Stuart Goodwin

29, May, 2020 @11:00 AM

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Three championships in 2022 offers Asher-Smith treble chance says Coe
Dina Asher-Smith will have a shot at a world, Commonwealth and European treble in 2022 after Seb Coe confirmed that all three would be squeezed into a six-week window

Sean Ingle

02, Apr, 2020 @9:30 PM

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Six Nations to Stormzy: which events could be cancelled by coronavirus?
Following postponement of World Athletics and Ireland v Italy rugby match, as well as cancellation of Mabel and Stormzy gigs, could the Olympics be next?

Lucy Campbell, Sachin Nakrani, Andrew Pulver, Ben Beaumont-Thomas and Oliver Wainwright

26, Feb, 2020 @4:05 PM

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Dina Asher-Smith’s brilliance fails to hide low British medal haul
Great Britain’s athletes took home their lowest haul of world championship medals since 2005 despite the brilliance of Dina Asher-Smith

Sean Ingle in Doha

06, Oct, 2019 @10:16 PM

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Sebastian Coe admits he has not read report which led to Salazar’s ban
Sebastian Coe has admitted he has not read the report that led to Alberto Salazar being banned by the US Anti-Doping Agency and also cautioned those criticising Sifan Hassan

Sean Ingle in Doha

06, Oct, 2019 @7:34 PM

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World Athletics Championships: USA win 4x400m relays on final day – as it happened
Kenya’s Timothy Cheruiyot won the men’s 1500m and Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei the men’s 1000m, while USA’s Nia Ali took the women’s 100m hurdles; USA also won both 4x400m relays, and finished well clear at the top of the medals table

Daniel Harris

06, Oct, 2019 @6:46 PM

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The Observer view on the World Athletics Championships: a sport in crisis | Observer editorial
Golden moments on the track can’t disguise a deeply flawed event in Doha

Observer editorial

06, Oct, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Hawkins misses out on marathon medal after late surge falls short in Doha heat
Hawkins finished fourth, just as he did in London two years ago, and could not prevent Lelisa Desisa taking gold for Ethiopia in 2:10.40

Sean Ingle in Doha

06, Oct, 2019 @12:00 AM

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Dina Asher-Smith hurtles to historic treble as GB win relay silver in Doha
Dina Asher-Smith became the first Briton to win threemedals at one world championships after GB’s men and women each took second place in the 4x100m relays

Sean Ingle in Doha

05, Oct, 2019 @8:58 PM

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Laura Muir says 'cloud' hangs over Sifan Hassan's stunning 1500m victory
Sifan Hassan won 1500m gold medal in Doha but Laura Muir believes the win is tainted because of her association with the banned coach Alberto Salazar

Sean Ingle in Doha

05, Oct, 2019 @8:16 PM

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World Athletics Championships 2019: Sifan Hassan takes glory in women's 1500m final - as it happened
Great Britain finished second in both 4x100m relay finals, with Jamaica taking gold in the women’s and USA in the men’s

Will Unwin

05, Oct, 2019 @8:00 PM

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Dina Asher-Smith: from park runner to world-beating superstar
At the age of seven, she was faster than her teachers. Old friends tell why the British sprint sensation is a grown-up version of her young self

James Tapper

05, Oct, 2019 @7:34 PM

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