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David Rudisha

Athletics World Championships – Day 4 Results, Gold & Medal Table

Posted on 25 Aug, 2015, by in Other Sport

A big day for Kenya with two gold medals: One for David Rudisha, the king of the men’s 800 meters run, and a surprising one to Nicolas Bett in the men’s 400 meters hurdles. Greg Rutherford of Great Britain won the long jump competition, like he did in the Olympics, Genzebe Dibaba of Ethiopia won the women’s 1500 meters and Denia Caballero of Cuba took gold in the women’s discus throw. More

Ezekiel Kemboi

Athletics World Championships – Day 3 Results, Gold & Medal Table

Posted on 24 Aug, 2015, by in Other Sport

A strong day for Kenya as Ezekiel Kemboi continues his never ending dominance in the men’s 3000 meters steeplechase while Vivian Cheruiyot took gold in the women’s 10,000 meters. Shawnacy Barber of Canada surprised many with gold in the men’s pole vault, Caterine Ibargüen of Colombia one a close contest in the women’s triple jump and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce won another gold for Jamaica in the 100 meters race, this time for the women More

Usain Bolt

Athletics World Championships – Day 2 Results, Gold & Medal Table

Posted on 23 Aug, 2015, by in Other Sport

The main event of possibly the competition was won by Usain Bolt, taking the 100 meters race once again with a 9.79 seconds sprint, barely beating the controversial Justin Gatlin. Jessica Ennis-Hill won the Women’s heptathlon once again, Joe Kovacs of the United States took gold in the men’s shot put and Pawel Fajdek won the gold medal in the men’s hammer throw. More

Empty Luzhniki Stadium

No One is Coming to See the World Championships in Athletics

Posted on 13 Aug, 2013, by in Other Sport

Excellent results and the usual stars aren’t enough to bring in the fans to the 2013 World Championships in Athletics held at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, with some embarrassing scenes of empty seats in the tens of thousands constantly on the screen during the opening ceremony and even in the biggest even the competition has to offer, the 100 meters final with Usain Bolt on the track. More