Live: London 2017 Men’s 400 Metres Decathlon

Sponsored by Ethiopian Airlines, London 2017. Day one of the decathlon features the 100m, long jump, shot put, high jump and 400m. The retirement of Ashton Eaton, two-time world and Olympic champion, means that a new face will rise to...

Live: London 2017: Women’s Long Jump Final

Sponsored by Ethiopian Airlines, London 2017. The long jumpers got quite the worst of Wednesday night’s weather. No one got the automatic qualifying distance of 6.70m. Tianna Barloletta went almost as close as anyone with 6.64m. The world and Olympic...

Live: London 2017 Women’s 3000 Metres Steeplechase Final

Sponsored by Ethiopian Airlines, London 2017. Update: Final results: POS BIB ATHLETE COUNTRY MARK 1 4324 Emma COBURN USA 9:02.58 CR 2 4333 Courtney FRERICHS USA 9:03.77 PB 3 4079 Hyvin Kiyeng JEPKEMOI KEN 9:04.03 4 4075 Beatrice CHEPKOECH KEN 9:10.45 5 3705 Ruth JEBET BRN 9:13.96 6 4077 Celliphine Chepteek CHESPOL KEN 9:15.04 WU20R 7 3843 Etenesh DIRO ETH 9:22.46 8 3710 Winfred Mutile YAVI BRN 9:22.67 PB 9 3942 Gesa Felicitas KRAUSE GER 9:23.87 10 4083 Purity Cherotich KIRUI KEN 9:25.62 11 3611 Belén CASETTA ARG 9:25.99 AR 12 3624 Genevieve LACAZE AUS 9:26.25 SB 13 3729 Geneviève LALONDE CAN 9:29.99 NR 4040 Aisha PRAUGHT JAM DQ 3844 Birtukan FENTE ETH DNS Ruth Jebet ruled the roost last year, winning the Olympic title in Rio and setting a world record in Paris,...

Live: London 2017:Women’s 100 Metres Hurdles Semi-Final

Sponsored by Ethiopian Airlines, London 2017. Results update:World record-holder Kendra Harrison, former Olympic champion Sally Pearson all through to the semi finals of the women's 100m hurdles. HEAT 1 11 AUG 2017 19:05 WIND +0.5  POS BIB ATHLETE COUNTRY MARK REACTION TIME 1 3632 Sally PEARSON AUS 12.53 Q 0.119 2 4311 Nia ALI USA 12.79 Q 0.158 3 4137 Nadine VISSER NED 12.83 q 0.175 4 4043 Megan SIMMONDS JAM 12.93 0.148 5 3726 Phylicia GEORGE CAN 13.04 0.117 6 3945 Ricarda LOBE GER 13.11 0.147 7 4146 Lindsay LINDLEY NGR 13.18 0.163 8 3665 Anne ZAGRE BEL 13.34 0.139 HEAT 2 11 AUG 2017 19:14 WIND...

Live: London 2017 Women’s 800 Metres Semi-Final

Sponsored by Ethiopian Airlines, London 2017. First round heats, especially in the 800m, where there are three races to negotiate before the medals are awarded, are all about doing just enough to progress. None of the athletes with realistic medal...

Live: London 2017 Women’s 200 Metres Final

Sponsored by Ethiopian Airlines, London 2017. Update: Ivorian Marie-Josee Ta Lou grabs silver in women's 200m. Below are the results from the final: 11 AUG 2017 21:50 WIND +0.8  PLEASE CLICK ON A ROW BELOW TO VIEW MORE INFORMATION PHOTO FINISH  VIEW  DOWNLOAD POS BIB ATHLETE COUNTRY MARK REACTION TIME 1 4132 Dafne SCHIPPERS NED 22.05 SB 0.165 2 3772 Marie-Josée TA LOU CIV 22.08 NR 0.199 3 3654 Shaunae MILLER-UIBO BAH 22.15 0.147 4 3880 Dina ASHER-SMITH GBR 22.22...

Liquid Special: Profile Ghana’s 4x100m relay team London 2017

Sponsored by Ethiopian Airlines, London 2017. We profile Ghana's women's 4x100m relay team ahead of their participation at the IAAF World Championships London 2017. The team go into the championships ranked 15th in the world with 42.67s. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DFUUsW7GOn8 Below is the start list: FIRST...

Video: Japanese sprinter Sani Brown not sure about competing for Ghana

Sponsored by Ethiopian Airlines, London 2017. 18 year old Japanese sprint star Hakim Sani Brown says he does not know if he will consider running for Ghana in the near future. Brown, who has a Ghanaian father and a Japanese mother, was...

Julius Yego: “I have to defend this title”

Sponsored by Ethiopian Airlines, London 2017. World javelin champion Julius Yego insists he will defend his title at the IAAF World Championships London 2017 after qualifying for the final with a throw of 83.57m in the men's qualification. Yego's title is...

Video: Janet Amponsah at London 2017

Sponsored by Ethiopian Airlines, London 2017. Following her exit from the IAAF World Championships London for 2017 women's 200m heats, Ghana's Janet Amponsah spoke to AfricanAthletic.com; https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=6zlKumzhlCQ