American Sanya Richards finally claimed her first global women's 400 meters gold medal with victory in the World Championships in Berlin on Tuesday.
Olympic champion Usain Bolt smashed his own record to end the reign of 100-meter title-holder Tyson Gay at the world athletics championships in Berlin on Sunday night.
The world's fastest man, Usain Bolt talks to CNN about his friendly rivalry with fellow Jamaican Asafa Powell.
Usain Bolt and Tyson Gay stayed on course for their 100 meters showdown at the world athletics championships by coasting through their quarterfinal heats in Berlin on Saturday evening.
World record holder and Olympic champion Usain Bolt added yet another title to his tally after racing to victory in the Bupa Great CityGames 150 meter sprint in a new best time in Manchester on Sunday.
Cyclist Chris Hoy has been knighted in the United Kingdom New Year Honors list, while every British gold medallist from the Beijing Olympic Games has also been rewarded.
Sanya Richards turned the tables on Olympic champion Christine Ohuruogu to win the 400 meters at the World Athletics Final in Stuttgart on Sunday, handing the Briton her only defeat of the year.
Rashid Ramzi raced clear to grab glory in the men's 1,500 meters in Beijing on Tuesday and give Bahrain their first-ever Olympic gold medal.
World 400 meters champion Christine Ohuruogu has been cleared to compete at Beijing 2008 after winning her appeal against a lifetime Olympic ban.
Christine Ohuruogu completed a fairytale return to competition to lead home a British one-two in the women's 400 meters at the world athletics championships in Osaka on Wednesday.
British athlete Christine Ohuruogu has been handed a one-year ban by her national governing body after missing three out-of-competition drugs tests, shattering her Olympic aspirations.
Christine Ohuruogu stunned world and Olympic 400 meters champion Tonique Williams as England won three track golds at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday.
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