Articles about IAAF World Championships

Eliud Kipchoge scripts historical marathon record: Details here

12 Oct 2019

Eliud Kipchoge scripts historical marathon record: Details here

Kenya runner Eliud Kipchoge scripted a historic record when he managed to break the two-hour barrier in marathon, as he did complete a run in Vienna in under two hours.

Happy birthday Usain Bolt: Here are his unbreakable records

21 Aug 2019

Happy birthday Usain Bolt: Here are his unbreakable records

The world of athletics has seen a number of prolific athletes rule the sport for a number of years.

Athlete Mariam Farid says religion and fashion can go together

27 Sep 2018

Athlete Mariam Farid says religion and fashion can go together

Leading Qatari woman athlete Mariam Farid, who competes wearing a hijab, says she would never compromise on her identity but would not mind blending a bit of fashion with religion.

5 youngsters who excelled at Asian Games 2018

30 Aug 2018

5 youngsters who excelled at Asian Games 2018

The Indian contingent is enjoying an excellent run at the Asian Games 2018.

Seven Indians in Asia Pacific team for IAAF Continental Cup

29 Aug 2018

Seven Indians in Asia Pacific team for IAAF Continental Cup

Seven Indian athletes, including Neeraj Chopra, Hima Das and Muhammed Anas, were named in the Asia Pacific team.

IAAF refuses to lift ban on Russia

28 Jul 2018

IAAF refuses to lift ban on Russia

The IAAF has stated that it will not lift the ban on Russia from participating in international track and field events.

Anju Bobby George fights for 2004 Athens Olympics medal

03 Mar 2018

Anju Bobby George fights for 2004 Athens Olympics medal

Indian long-jump ace, Anju Bobby George is hoping to become the first Indian track and field athlete to bag an Olympic medal, a medal which she should have won in 2004.

#ThatWas2017: Sportspersons who retired in 2017

31 Dec 2017

#ThatWas2017: Sportspersons who retired in 2017

Several iconic figures in sports have drawn the curtains on their illustrious careers this year.

Cheer for India, it's a sports-packed August!

03 Aug 2017

Cheer for India, it's a sports-packed August!

August is going to be an engaging month for Indian sports fans with lots of events around the corner.

Honour court's directive on Chitra: Vijay Goel to AFI

30 Jul 2017

Honour court's directive on Chitra: Vijay Goel to AFI

Sports minister Vijay Goel asked the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) to honour Kerala High Court's directive to include Asia's 1500 metre gold medallist PU Chitra in India's squad for next month's World Athletics Championships in London.

Karamjyoti Dalal wins another medal for India

22 Jul 2017

Karamjyoti Dalal wins another medal for India

Discus thrower Karamjyoti Dalal took India's medal tally to three after she won a bronze medal in Women's F55 category at the World Para Athletics Championships in London.

World Para Athletics: Asian record, silver medal for Amit Kumar

18 Jul 2017

World Para Athletics: Asian record, silver medal for Amit Kumar

India's Amit Kumar Saroha won the silver medal in men's club throw F51 event in the World Para Athletics Championships.

India bag their first gold at World Para Athletics Championships

15 Jul 2017

India bag their first gold at World Para Athletics Championships

India opened their medal account at the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships in London on the first day, after Sundar Singh Gurjar clinched gold in the men's javelin throw F46 event.

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra clinches silver at Asian GP

28 Apr 2017

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra clinches silver at Asian GP

India's Neeraj Chopra bagged a silver medal in the second leg of ongoing Asian Grand Prix in Jiaxing, China.

'I'm a clean athlete' says Olympic champion Mo Farah

27 Feb 2017

'I'm a clean athlete' says Olympic champion Mo Farah

Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah insisted that he is a 'clean athlete' after a US Anti-Doping Agency report suggested that his coach Alberto Salazar may have broken anti-doping rules.

Bolt returns his 2008 Olympic medal

28 Jan 2017

Bolt returns his 2008 Olympic medal

Usain Bolt has confirmed that he has returned his gold medal, which he had won at the 2008 Beijing Olympics in the 4x100m relay race.

Usain Bolt stripped of one Olympic gold medal

25 Jan 2017

Usain Bolt stripped of one Olympic gold medal

Nine-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt will have to return his 2008 Beijing Olympics medal that he won in the men's 4x100m relay race after his team-mate Nesta Carter was tested positive for a banned substance.

Sports Ministry lifts ban on IOA

13 Jan 2017

Sports Ministry lifts ban on IOA

The Sports Ministry of India has lifted the ban on Indian Olympic Association (IOA) today.

Sports Ministry set to reinstate IOA suspension?

11 Jan 2017

Sports Ministry set to reinstate IOA suspension?

The Sports Ministry has hinted at re-recognizing the Indian Olympic Association after it removed Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala as its life presidents.

IOA cancels appointment of Kalmadi, Chautala as life presidents

10 Jan 2017

IOA cancels appointment of Kalmadi, Chautala as life presidents

The Indian Olympic Association has cancelled the appointment of Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala as the life presidents.

Sports Ministry suspends IOA; says remove Kalmadi, Chautala as Life-presidents

31 Dec 2016

Sports Ministry suspends IOA; says remove Kalmadi, Chautala as Life-presidents

Sports Minister Vijay Goel said on Friday that Indian Olympic Committee has been suspended until the body reverses its decision of appointing Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala as Life Presidents.

IOA won't reply to Sports Ministry over Kalmadi's appointment

30 Dec 2016

IOA won't reply to Sports Ministry over Kalmadi's appointment

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) said that they will not be replying to the Sports Ministry's show cause notice on appointment of Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala as its Life Presidents.

Usian Bolt wins 'Athlete of the Year' award

03 Dec 2016

Usian Bolt wins 'Athlete of the Year' award

Jamaican sprinter won IAAF's male 'Athlete of the Year' award for the sixth time in his career. He had previously won the title in 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2013.

New findings reveal 12 more athletes guilty of doping

22 Nov 2016

New findings reveal 12 more athletes guilty of doping

International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that 12 athletes have been disqualified from the 2012 London Olympics after failing a retroactive drugs test.

Indians may have faked results to get into Rio -IAAF

24 Sep 2016

Indians may have faked results to get into Rio -IAAF

A study conducted by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) revealed that purportedly Indian athletes could have been qualified for the Rio Olympics in 2016 by faking stellar performances.

Bolt makes history with unprecedented 'triple triple'

20 Aug 2016

Bolt makes history with unprecedented 'triple triple'

Usain Bolt secured the gold medal in the 4x100m relay, making history by securing a clean sweep off all sprinting events for the third successive time.

Bolt claims his 8th Olympic gold

19 Aug 2016

Bolt claims his 8th Olympic gold

Jamaica's Usain Bolt won the men's 200m race securing his second Rio'16 gold medal and eighth overall.

It's not just in the genes!

16 Aug 2016

It's not just in the genes!

Bolt finishes running 100m in about 41 steps, which is at least three less than his competitors.

Last Russian athlete suspended from Rio Games

15 Aug 2016

Last Russian athlete suspended from Rio Games

Russian long-jumper Darya Klishina was suspended from the Rio Olympics in light of new evidence discovered against her by an anti-doping probe, marking Russia's exit from athletics.