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Rutherford sets new goals after missing Worlds - BBC Sport

Britain's Greg Rutherford has set his sights on winning world indoor long jump gold in 2018 after missing the World Athletics Championships. The 30-year old withdrew from London 2017 after suffering an ankle injury. Rutherford won gold at the 2015 ...and more »

Athletics championships : AFN 'struggling' to provide funds for athletes - TVC News

Nigeria is parading a 12-man man team at the Athletics world championships. But with few days to the Championships in London, the Athletics Federation of Nigeria is running around, sourcing for funds to pay for athletes travel and expenses. Athletes ...and more »

London Calling - the long campaign by the British capital to stage the IAAF World Championships - Insidethegames.biz (blog)

When the 16th International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships open at the Olympic Stadium in London this week it will represent the end of a long and torturous campaign by the British capital to stage the event. Along the ...and more »

Preview: women's 1500m – IAAF World Championships London 2017 - International Association of Athletics Federations

With six women having run faster than four minutes in 2017, the 1500m could prove to be one of the most competitive events of the championships. Although far from clear cut, perhaps the three favourites come in the form of Olympic champion Faith ...and more »

Injured David Rudisha calls a halt to World Athletics Championship title defence in London - The Times

David Rudisha, the double Olympic champion, has been forced to withdraw from the World Championships after suffering a quad muscle injury as he tried to put the finishing touches to his training before defending his 800m title in London. The 28-year ...and more »

World Athletics Championships 2017: David Rudisha out with injury - BBC Sport

Defending champion and 800m world record holder David Rudisha has pulled out of next month's World Athletics Championships with a quad muscle strain. The 28-year-old Kenyan said on Twitter it was "sad and disappointing" to miss out on the event, ...and more »

Preview: men's 5000m – IAAF World Championships London 2017 - International Association of Athletics Federations

Not many of the greats get to bow out on their own terms at the very top. For every decorated athlete who completes their track career standing on the top of the podium, there are plenty more who find themselves back in the pack, unable to extend their ...and more »

Preview: women's 5000m – IAAF World Championships London 2017 - International Association of Athletics Federations

When you've finished 10th, eighth, third and second at four global outdoor championships, there's only one place left to progress: to the top of the podium. That will be Hellen Obiri's goal as she lines up for the 5000m in London. After finishing 10th ...and more »

Preview: men's 1500m – IAAF World Championships London 2017 - International Association of Athletics Federations

Asbel Kiprop has won four major titles at 1500m but his victory in Beijing two years ago was arguably the most impressive of the lot as he had to extricate himself from a seemingly impossible position on the last lap and overtake nine runners in the ...and more »

Preview: women's 10000m – IAAF World Championships London 2017 - International Association of Athletics Federations

Almaz Ayana decimated the opposition – and the long-standing world record – at last year's Olympic Games but the Ethiopian hasn't demonstrated anything in the way of quantifiable form heading into the World Championships. Ayana has been struggling ...and more »