The Losers Team USA 18 medals in total, 6 of each colour, is deemed a poor championships for team USA. While 6 golds was also the final mark at the previous world championships, it is the lowest total tally since 2003 in Paris. So where did it all go wrong?
One of the quieter morning sessions of the World Championships so far with the men’s decathletes taking centre stage. Medals were decided in the women’s 20km walk, and the men’s high jumpers began their championships with their qualification round. Full results for this session can be found here. Men’s Decathlon
Seven down, seven to go. With the Diamond League on hiatus in recent weeks to accommodate such events as the US Championships and European Team Championships, we now prepare to get back on track with meeting number eight in Paris this weekend. To mark the halfway point in the calendar,
The Bislett Games Diamond League takes place in Oslo this evening and it looks set to be a cracker. As with all of this season’s diamond league meets you can watch the action live on Eurosport 2 (7pm GMT+1) or online at the stream at the bottom of this page.
Jones leaves endurance role; Haile gone for good Listen to our latest podcast which discusses the departure of Ireland’s National Endurance Coach Chris Jones and the retirement of Haile Gebrselassie along with plenty of talking points here and read about Jones’s departure in the Irish Examiner here Tyson Gay case
Sky’s the limit for English Mark English has signed a two-year deal with Sky Sports and has confirmed he will race over 600m in Ostrava against David Rudisha in May. Read all the latest on the 800m European indoor silver medallist here Podcast: Guiyang to Gatlin; Funding and the future
1. Dibaba scoops another world record The all-conquering Genzebe Dibaba added another world record to her growing CV in Stockholm tonight, running 14:18.86 for 5,000m and breaking Meseret Defar’s previous record by almost eight seconds. The Ethiopian now holds the 1500m, 3,000m, two miles, and 5,000m indoor world records, a
There is a moment, during the 1976 film Network — which chronicles the story of a struggling US TV news channel — where lead character Howard Beale, the stressed-out news anchor, finally and completely loses it. “I don’t have to tell you things are bad,” he states aggressively, live on air, to his viewers. “We know
A host of international stars are competing in Athlone tonight with Mutaz Essa Barshim taking top billing in the men’s high jump. It is now well publicised that Asafa Powell will be competing in the men’s 60m and Tianna Bartolleta and Carmelita Jeter, two members of the US 4 by
The Banska Bystrica meet in Slovakia hosts the world’s best high jumpers this evening (Wednesday). Four jumpers who have cleared 2.40m or higher are included in the men’s field, with 2.43m man Mutaz Essa Barshim the star attraction. Barshim will be of course be headlining the Athlone International Indoor event