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Kenya's world champions get heroes' welcome

01 September 2015, 15:11

Kenya's triumphant world championship athletes were given a rousing welcome home on Tuesday, with thousands of supporters and the nation's leaders out in force for the homecoming.

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Court bid to bar Springboks from World Cup

31 August 2015, 15:00

A virtually unknown South African political party has made an urgent court bid to try and block the Springboks from flying to England next month for the Rugby World Cup, arguing the squad has too many white players.

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Kiprop hat-trick puts Kenya on top in Beijing

30 August 2015, 20:14

Asbel Kiprop produced a trademark sprint finish to win a third straight 1,500 metres gold and ensure Kenya topped the medals table at successive world championships after the final night of action on Sunday.

US finishes behind Kenya, Jamaica with 6 gold medals

30 August 2015, 20:07

Both Kenya and Jamaica won seven gold medals during the just concluded IAAF world championships in beijing, one more than the Americans.

Saturday, 29 August 2015

Kiprop says under pressure to deliver gold for Kenya in Beijing

29 August 2015, 07:41

Tactics will be crucial for World 1,500m champion Asbel Kiprop as he defends his title at the Bird's Nest Stadium in Beijing on Sunday.

Kiyeng relishes her new world champion status in steeplechase

29 August 2015, 07:41

There is moment when most people' s lives could have followed a very different path, and World 3,000m steeplechase champion Hyvin Jepkemoi Kiyeng's victory in Beijing confirmed just that.

Lightning Bolt strikes again as Farah, Eaton shine

29 August 2015, 18:32

Usain Bolt's third sprint gold and Mo Farah's unique "triple double" shared the spotlight with Ashton Eaton as the American thrilled the world championships with a record-breaking decathlon win.

Arzamasova stuns Sum to win 800m world title

29 August 2015, 18:32

Marina Arzamasova of Belarus stunned defending champion Eunice Sum to win the women's 800 metres world title in a thriller on Saturday.

Thursday, 27 August 2015

Dibaba and Kiprop coast, holder Reese out of long jump

27 August 2015, 07:06

Ethiopia's Genzebe Dibaba eased through to the finals of the women's 5,000 metres on Thursday to stay on course for a world athletics championships double, while American Brittney Reese saw her six-year long jump reign end.

Prinsloo sevens draw released

27 August 2015, 13:35

Mwamba are top seeds for this weekend's penultimate round of the National Sevens Series, the Top Fry Prinsloo Sevens taking place at the Nakuru Athletic Club in Nakuru on 29/30 August.

Bolt beats Gatlin to win world 200m gold

27 August 2015, 15:33

Jamaican Usain Bolt easily outstripped American rival Justin Gatlin to claim his fourth consecutive world 200m title on Thursday and add to the 100m gold he won at the weekend.

Bolt whacked by cameraman after winning gold in 200

27 August 2015, 18:05

Usain Bolt knocked down by cameraman after beating Justin Gatlin again at world championships.

Kenya anti-doping czar says drug cases 'embarrassing'

27 August 2015, 18:05

A leading Kenyan anti-doping investigator on Thursday accused the east African nation's athletics body of not doing enough to tackle drug cheats, calling the positive tests of two athletes in Beijing "embarrassing".

Wednesday, 26 August 2015

Mo Farah advances in 5,000 at worlds

26 August 2015, 07:03

Aiming for a distance double, Farah advances through 1st round in 5,000 at worlds

After worlds, hurdler to undergo kidney transplant

26 August 2015, 09:56

Right after world championships, American hurdler Aries Merritt will undergo kidney transplant.

Two Kenyans fail drugs tests at Beijing world championships

26 August 2015, 14:35

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

Kenya's Yego crowned world javelin king

26 August 2015, 14:35

Kenya's Julius Yego won world javelin gold with the third longest throw of all time in Beijing.

Kenya's Jepkemoi wins steeplechase title at world championships

26 August 2015, 16:22

Hyvin Kiyeng Jepkemoi of Kenya claimed victory in the women's 3000m steeplechase at the world championships in Beijing on Wednesday.

Bolt, Gatlin set up world 200m shootout

26 August 2015, 18:33

Sprint king Usain Bolt and American rival Justin Gatlin swept into the 200 metres final with consumate ease on Wednesday as they prepared to resume hostilities at the world championships.

Tuesday, 25 August 2015

Kenyan hurdler wins rare gold in Beijing

25 August 2015, 20:40

Africa 400m hurdle bronze medalist Nicholas Bett cemented his name in history to become the first Kenyan to win gold in sprints at the World Championships.

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