There had been whispers from British athletes and from within the corridors of the IAAF for months
IAAF ethics commission has brought disciplinary charges against four men
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Carl Lewis, arguably the world's greatest-ever Olympian, is involved in another running battle – to become a politician. And it is one that is becoming increasingly bitter, his bid for power turning the New Jersey Senate race – normally a humdrum affair – into a high political drama, with charges of racism, illegality, and dirty politicking.
There was never much danger of lightning striking twice as Usain Bolt got back on his mark in the World Championship arena in Daegu yesterday.
Welcome to the world of Dai Greene, the new golden boy of British athletics.
There are some things that go together like salt and pepper. There's Batman and Robin, Tom and Jerry, fish and chips. Then there's South African athletes and major controversy.
Presenter Ortis Deley has been sidelined by Channel 4 bosses after apparently struggling to read scripts and name his co-hosts while fronting the athletics coverage.
Sheffield athlete promises to 'work a bit harder' to ensure Olympic victory in London after she loses title to talented Russian Chernova
Just as another golden hope turned into a silver lining for the Great Britain team in Daegu yesterday, the glint of a possible Midas touch came into view. It remains to be seen whether Dai Greene will succeed where Mo Farah and Jessica Ennis have failed and win gold at the World Championships in South Korea. In emerging from his 400m hurdles semi-final as a comfortable winner yesterday, though, the Swansea Harrier showed the assurance of a contender who is going into tomorrow's final in 24-carat condition.
The second of Britain's great hopes for World Championship gold had to settle for silver today as Jessica Ennis failed to retain her heptathlon title in Daegu.
Nader al-Masri is battling the stopwatch – and Israel's blockade – to secure his Olympic dream. Donald Macintyre reports from Gaza City
It was not quite the golden Mo-ment, the scenario of which the British distance running fraternity had long dreamed. Mo Farah might have entered the home straight in Daegu Stadium in pole position in the World Championships 10,000m final yesterday, but he was already looking over his shoulder at the giant screen with anguish writ large across his face.
When Alan bell, the Geordie chief starter, called for the eight athletes in the World Championship men's 100m final to get to their marks in the Daegu Stadium yesterday, Usain Bolt quit his clowning to the television cameras, sprang up on his toes and yelled: "Let's go." As the world's fastest man levered his long legs into his starting blocks, the 50,000 crowd and the multi-million global television audience got ready for the challenge of the "Lightning Bolt" versus the trackside clock.
World's fastest man jogs to victory while Ohuruogu is just too quick off the blocks