That the last world record on this track went to a Paralympic athlete seemed a fitting finale to the closing act of the first part of the Olympic Stadium’s life. It has played host to the transformation of a movement and on Sunday it hosted a full-house of 65,000 to celebrate what Paralympic sport has become to this country in the space of a year. Outside the Paralympic Games it is the largest ever audience for such an event.
Record-breaker gets year's best time and fastest of any of the men he'll run against in Moscow
If the bid was dubious, the consequences were glorious
Mo Farah has stepped inside the Olympic Stadium just once since his golden double last summer.
In the bowels of the Stadio Olimpico late on Thursday night, Usain Bolt, clad in an Italy football shirt, leaned across to Justin Gatlin and offered his hand. Gatlin took it and Bolt gave him a pat on the back too.
Yohan Blake is set to run the 100 metres at the Diamond League meeting in Lausanne where he clocked a career-best 9.69 seconds last season.
World and Olympic champion David Rudisha cruised to victory in the 800 metres at the season-opening Diamond League meet in Doha, while Justin Gatlin clocked the second fastest time of the year to win the 100m.
Greg Rutherford’s ascent to Olympic long jump champion on Super Saturday last summer may have taken many by surprise, but the Milton Keynes man with the Midas touch is busy exceeding his own expectations as he prepares to challenge for the World Championship title in Moscow in August.
A three day event, dubbed the 'London Anniversary Games', will be held at the Stratford stadium in July
A man who hurled a plastic beer bottle to “put off” Usain Bolt at the start of the Olympic 100m final was today given a community order.
A man who got into the Olympic Stadium without a ticket then threw a beer bottle at competitors lining up for the men's 100m final has been found guilty of public disorder.
Why should the comic be criticised for making good on his privileged upbringing?
IOC president Jacques Rogge attempted to defuse a rumbling row with Usain Bolt today by describing him as "an active performance legend" and the best sprinter of all time.
The Expert View: People say Sydney was the best, but in London we have beaten that
Double Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt anchored Jamaica to victory in a blistering men's 4x100 metres final as they retained their title in a world record 36.84 seconds tonight.
No one actually dropped the baton this time, which is progress of sorts, but Great Britain's men's 4 x 100m relay squad still managed to get disqualified in their heat, the fifth time they have done so in the past six major competitions.