Van Niekerk cruises to 400-meter gold

/ Aug 9, 2017

Van Niekerk cruises to 400-meter gold

Wayde van Niekerk didn't even push through the line to win the 400 meters at the world championships on Tuesday. After all, his semifinal heat in the 200 is coming on Wednesday. Much like Usain Bolt at his best, Van Niekerk can cruise even against ...

Kenya's Kirui claims gold in men's marathon

/ Aug 6, 2017

Kenya's Kirui claims gold in men's marathon

Geoffrey Kirui gave Kenya a record fifth men's marathon title at the world championships on Sunday, winning a seesaw race with Tamirat Tola of Ethiopia that finished on London's famed Tower Bridge. Kirui had to come from behind to pass Tola in the final quarter ...

Bolt supremely confident ahead of farewell worlds

/ Aug 2, 2017

Bolt supremely confident ahead of farewell worlds

An encore for Usain Bolt? Unthinkable. A loss in his going-away party? Impossible. Track's fastest man and greatest entertainer made both those points clear Tuesday leading to his final world championships this week. It was an engaging hour filled with reminisces, chats about his plans and ...

Murakami, Fukushima fail to advance at worlds

/ Aug 15, 2013

Murakami, Fukushima fail to advance at worlds

Yukifumi Murakami failed to reach the final in the men's javelin throw at the IAAF World Athletics Championships on Thursday. The 33-year-old Murakami, who won a bronze medal at the 2009 worlds in Berlin, came up short after an effort of 77.75 meters in the ...