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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 »

2017 Worlds Women's Marathon Preview: Edna Kiplagat Tries to Make History By Winning A Third World Title - LetsRun.com

By LetsRun.com. August 1, 2017. You won't find a deeper marathon on planet Earth this year than the women's race at the 2017 World Championships. Yes, April's London Marathon, held on these same streets four months ago, had more star power, but even ...and more »

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

It would be easy to consider this as a race for silver, given Mo Farah's dominance in global championships over the past six years. Since missing out on gold by a hair's breadth in Daegu in 2011, after Ibrahim Jeilan unleashed one of the greatest ever ...and more »

Preview: men's 800m – IAAF World Championships London 2017 - International Association of Athletics Federations

David Rudisha produced one of the most incredible displays of middle-distance running to claim the Olympic title five years ago in a world record of 1:40.91. The Kenyan was aiming to return to the scene of his greatest triumph in a bid to win his third ...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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

David Rudisha pulls out of worlds due to quad strain - Irish Times

World 800 metres record holder David Rudisha said on Monday he was saddened and disappointed to have pulled out of the world athletics championships due to a quad muscle strain. Rudisha, reigning Olympic and world champion, is the first and only ...and more »

IAAF World Championships: Why I love London - Athletics Weekly

Posted by Jessica Whittington | Jul 31, 2017 | 0. Stars of British athletics tell Jessica Whittington what they love most about London and what visitors should do during their trip to the UK capital. London welcomes the world for the IAAF World ...and more »