World Athletics Championship
he World Championships in Athletics is the athletics event organized by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), held every two years. It was started in 1976. The IAAF started hosting its own world championship event, a month and a half after the 1976 Montreal Olympics. A major expansion in 1983 is considered the official start of the event.
13 Jul 2018
PM congratulates Hima Das for historic Gold
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated athlete Hima Das on winning a gold in the women's 400m race in the World U20 Athletic Championships.
13 Aug 2017
World Athletics Championships: Davinder Kang finishes 12th in javelin throw
Davinder Kang, India's lone javelin thrower in the 2017 World Athletics Championships, finished 12th in the 13-men final event.
11 Aug 2017
World Athletics Championships: Davinder Kang qualifies for javelin throw finals
India's Davinder Singh Kang wrote history as he became the first Indian athlete ever to qualify for the finals of javelin throw at the World Athletics Championships.
06 Aug 2017
Bolt bids farewell with a bronze
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt ran in his last solo race only to finish at the third place behind American duo Justin Gatlin and Christian Coleman.
05 Aug 2017
Who will be the next Usain Bolt?
After dominating the track events for almost a decade and winning almost all the titles possible, Usain Bolt will be bidding adieu to the sport.
04 Aug 2017
2017 World Athletics Championships: Bolt risks it all
Usain Bolt may be the 'fastest man on Earth', but will this 30-year-old make history for one last time at the 2017 World Athletics Championships?
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.
20 Jul 2017
Kaur fails second dope test; removed from World Championships squad
Shot-putter Manpreet Kaur was removed from the Indian team for the upcoming World Athletics Championships after her second dope test was positive.
19 Jul 2017
Asian shot-put champion Manpreet Kaur fails dope test
India's shot put gold medallist Manpreet Kaur tested positive for a banned substance in a test conducted by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) during the Federation Cup National Championships in June.