Jessica Ennis-Hill Off to Flier in World Heptathlon Title Bid

Beijing: Britain’s Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill began her quest for a second world heptathlon title by leading through the first two events on Saturday’s opening day in Beijing. Making her return to major competition after giving birth last year and a battle with niggling injuries, Ennis-Hill will carry a slender 30-point advantage over fellow Briton Read More …

Justin Gatlin, Usain Bolt Rivalry Set to Explode in Beijing

Beijing: Usain Bolt and the controversial Justin Gatlin will get the World Championships off to an explosive start when they take their rivalry onto the Beijing track in the 100m heats on Saturday.(Ghebreslassie Claims Gold in Men’s Marathon) Bolt has dominated sprinting since he claimed a golden treble at the Beijing Olympics in the Bird’s Read More …

World Athletics: Jessica Ennis-Hill Returns to Global Stage in Style

Beijing: Jessica Ennis-Hill was on the brink of adding world heptathlon gold to her Olympic title on Sunday, as Spain’s Miguel Angel Lopez broke Chinese hearts in the men’s 20km walk. Ennis-Hill, making her return to major competition with some panache after giving birth last year and battling a host of niggling injuries, enjoyed a Read More …

World Athletics: India Begin Campaign in Beijing on Sunday

Indian athletes will begin their campaign in the World Championships in Beijing tomorrow with shot putter Inderjeet Singh facing the severest test of his fledgling career. (Christina Schwanitz Wins Women’s Shot Put World Title) While three 20km race walkers seek to post their personal bests on the second day of competitions, India will be looking Read More …

World Athletics: Miguel Angel Lopez Breaks Chinese Hearts to Win 20km Gold

Beijing: Spain’s Miguel Angel Lopez broke Chinese hearts to win the men’s 20 kilometres walk at the world championships on Sunday.(Mo Farah Creates History) Olympic bronze medallist Wang Zhen had looked set to claim the host country’s first gold medal in Beijing after bursting clear at the 13km mark, only for the European champion to Read More …

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