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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: 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 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 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 »

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 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 »

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, which ...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 with ...and more »

Athletics Integrity Unit and UK Athletics unveil robust anti-doping programme for IAAF World Championships London ... - International Association of Athletics Federations

The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) and UK Athletics (UKA) today announced their plans for a robust anti-doping programme at the IAAF World Championships London 2017, which takes place from 4-13 August. At the heart of the AIU's testing programme will ...and more »

IAAF World Championships London 2017 to be streamed live - International Association of Athletics Federations

The IAAF continues to work tirelessly to bring its events to athletics fans across the globe. From 4-13 August, fans will be able to watch the best athletes in the world in action at the IAAF World Championships London 2017, which will bring a record ...and more »