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Spotlight on ASA athlete mismanagement

Did pressure from ASA force bronze medal winner Anaso Jobodwana to deliberately false-start in his 100m heat?

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Farah gets Coe backing

Lord Coe has inherited a sport in crisis but the new IAAF president does not believe that mistrust should extend to Britain’s record-breaker Mo Farah.

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EPA

US earns another gold on Merritt

LaShawn Merritt clinched a sixth successive 4x400m relay title for the US on Sunday.

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World record next for van Niekerk
August 27 2015 at 17:32

Sprint champ Wayde van Niekerk says the world record could be the next target in his mission to "tell his story".

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Jobodwana wins bronze in 200m final
August 27 2015 at 15:10

Anaso Jobodwana bagged the bronze medal in a hotly contested 200m final at the IAAF World Championships.

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Wayde’s coming of age
August 27 2015 at 12:46

Wayde Van Niekerk became 400m world champion after clocking the fourth fastest time ever over the distance.

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Wayde is Cape’s new golden boy
August 27 2015 at 07:56

Wayde van Niekerk etched his name in history by winning gold in the 400m at the IAAF World Championships.

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Cronje scrapes into 1 500m final
August 27 2015 at 12:41

Johan Cronje was the lone South African to progress in the morning session heats at the IAAF World Championship in Beijing.

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Kenyan success now in the spotlight
August 27 2015 at 11:24

Kenya's runaway success at the world athletics championships has been punctured after two of their athletes failed drugs tests.

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Wayde - the toast of South Africa
August 27 2015 at 09:11

South Africa's Wayde Van Niekerk won the 400m gold at the world championship in Beijing.

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Van Niekerk rushed to hospital
August 26 2015 at 21:02

Wayde van Niekerk was rushed to hospital with his vital signs "unstable" after a stunning 400 metres sprint.

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Hejnova retains hurdles title
August 26 2015 at 20:27

Zuzana Hejnova became the first woman to successfully defend her 400 metres hurdles title after 14 editions of the world championships.

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Van Niekerk wins 400m gold
August 26 2015 at 15:53

Wayde van Niekerk ran the fastest 400m since 2007 to become the first South African to win a world champ sprint title.

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Kenyans fail doping tests
August 26 2015 at 13:14

Two Kenyans have failed pre-competition drugs tests at the world championships in Beijing and have been provisionally suspended.

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Bolt wary ahead of 200m final
August 26 2015 at 12:20

Habitually, 200 metres gold for Usain Bolt has tended to be won at a canter but the world's fastest man believes it will be his toughest task.

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Semenya reaches 800m semi’s
August 26 2015 at 10:38

Caster Semenya powered into the semi-finals of the women’s 800-metre at the IAAF World Athletics Championships.

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Rutherford completes long jump full house
August 25 2015 at 17:09

Britain's Greg Rutherford added a world gold to his Olympic, Commonwealth and European long jump crowns.

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Bett takes surprise 400m hurdles gold
August 25 2015 at 17:04

Kenyan policeman Nicholas Bett charged down the home straight to win the world championship 400m hurdles final.

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Bolt and Gatlin cruise into 200m semis
August 25 2015 at 16:36

A tired Usain Bolt and an emotionally fatigued Justin Gatlin eased through the 200 metres heats.

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Fraser-Pryce the speed queen once more
August 25 2015 at 11:13

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce retained her crown as the world's leading sprinter when she won the 100m final. [VIDEO]

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Bolt, Gatlin to renew rivalry
August 25 2015 at 08:26

Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin will renew their sprint rivalry in the world championships 200m heats.

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Fraser-Pryce sweeps into 100m final
August 24 2015 at 14:45

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce took a step closer to an unprecedented third world championship 100m title.

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Bolt victory is what athletics needed
August 24 2015 at 12:37

This was the great escape: for Usain Bolt and for athletics - and with it the sport breathed a collective sigh of relief.

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