World Athletics Championships 2017

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Tom Jenkins’s best sports photos of 2017
The Guardian and Observer sport photographer Tom Jenkins selects his favourite images from 2017 and recalls how each one was created

Tom Jenkins

31, Dec, 2017 @12:01 PM

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Charities still waiting for millions raided to build West Ham stadium | Rachel Cain
The government has reneged on a pledge to refund £425m to charities after the Olympics, instead leasing the stadium to West Ham for a mere £2.5m a year

Rachel Cain

10, Sep, 2017 @9:13 AM

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Michael Johnson warns Britain not to get carried away with relay medal burst
The former world 400m record holder said he was concerned athletics is not doing enough to justify the £27m investment from UK Sport

Sean Ingle

14, Aug, 2017 @9:00 PM

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World Athletics Championships 2017 review: our writers’ awards and hopes
The highs and the lows of 10 tumultuous days at the London Stadium seen through the eyes of those who reported on the World Athletics Championships

Guardian sport

14, Aug, 2017 @1:31 PM

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‘London 2017 has given athletics the opportunity to believe again’ claim organisers
Ed Warner, the co-chair of London 2017, claims the combination of spectacular performances, unpredictable races and drama has resurrected the sport

Sean Ingle at the London Stadium

14, Aug, 2017 @7:00 AM

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Usain Bolt leaves athletics behind with final warning to drug cheats
Usain Bolt retired with a swipe at doping athletes as Lord Coe, the president of the IAAF, admits regret at the Jamaican’s retirement

Martha Kelner

14, Aug, 2017 @2:32 AM

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Britain win two more relay medals in upbeat finish to World Athletics
Great Britain’s 4x400m women took silver as Allyson Felix inspired the US to gold before Martyn Rooney anchored the men’s team to bronze behind Trinidad and Tobago and the US

Sean Ingle at the London Stadium

13, Aug, 2017 @11:22 PM

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Caster Semenya storms to third world 800m gold to leave troubles behind
Caster Semenya produced a stunning personal best in the 800m to delight the London crowd but Britain’s Lynsey Sharp finished a disappointing eighth

Martha Kelner at the London Stadium

13, Aug, 2017 @9:42 PM

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Laura Muir ‘happy’ with sixth place in world championships 5,000m
Laura Muir, who has taken part in five races in 10 days, claimed an outdoor personal best in the 5,000m as Kenya’s Hellen Obiri won gold

Sean Ingle at the London Stadium

13, Aug, 2017 @9:33 PM

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Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake doubles gold celebration with his mother
Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake, part of Britain’s victorious 4x100m team, had not seen his mother for three years until his win in the London Stadium

Martha Kelner at the London Stadium

13, Aug, 2017 @9:07 PM

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World Athletics: GB win silver and bronze in 4x400m relays, plus Semenya wins gold – as it happened
Rolling report: On another thrilling night Caster Semenya dominated the women’s 800m, and British quartets won silver in the women’s 4x400m and bronze in the men’s

Simon Burnton

13, Aug, 2017 @8:47 PM

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Mo Farah tells media: ‘If you say I’ve done something wrong, prove it’
Mo Farah has accused the press of trying to ‘destroy’ his legacy in athletics following his silver medal in the men’s 5,000m final at the world championships

Sean Ingle

13, Aug, 2017 @1:03 PM

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