Kenyan star awarded medal after drug cheat netted

It’s strange how a misfortune can turn into a fortune. She left the iconic Birds Nest Stadium in Beijing nine years ago crestfallen – after finishing outside the medal bracket at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

IOC orders NOCK to complete elections

The National Olympic Committee of Kenya have been directed to conduct its long-due elections before the end of next month.

Danger looms as other countries battle to dislodge Kenyans from ‘traditional’ races

Kenya is no doubt the world’s athletics superpower. But the six-decade dominance is under threat in major championships.

Peerless Semenya claims third world 800m title

South African Caster Semenya, dogged by gender accusations since shooting to fame in 2009, won a third world title in the women's 800m on Sunday.

IAAF World Championships Day 10 highlights

Highlights for Day 10 -- the final day -- of the IAAF World Championships on Sunday:

Pain no gain as Bolt and Farah's farewell party falls flat

Athletics legends Usain Bolt and Mo Farah experienced some of their greatest moments in their careers at the 2012 Olympics in London but five years on and back in the same stadium, misery replaced joy on Saturday.

Obiri on course for glory

A mouth-watering clash is expected in the women’s 5,000m final tomorrow as Kenya’s Olympic silver medallist Hellen Obiri faces bronze medallist Almaz Ayana of Ethiopia.

Yego faces uphill task

World javelin champion Julius Yego will need to be at his best if he is to retain his title at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in East London tonight.

Women's 800m: Will Nyairera survive Semenya's onslaught?

Olympic 800m bronze medallist Margaret Nyairera has a huge task ahead as she battles for top spot at the IAAF World Athletics Championships in London tonight.

Men's Javelin: Champ Yego aims for the sky in tonight's final

World javelin champion Julius Yego has a mountain to climb when he gets into action in the IAAF World Athletics Championships at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford, East London, England.

IAAF World Championships Day 6 highlights

Day six highlights for the IAAF World Championships on Wednesday:

Kenya's Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon wins world 1500m, Semenya bronze

Faith Kipyegon of Kenya added the world title to her Olympic crown after sprinting to victory in the women's 1500m on Monday.

3,000m Steeplechase: Birech stumbles, but still qualifies for tomorrow's final

Kenya has won the last five world 3,000m steeplechase titles and going to the final tomorrow, Olympics champion Conseslus Kipruto wants to stretch it to the sixth victory.

Kenya’s Paul Tanui finishes third as Farah wins 10,000m

Britain's Mo Farah won his third world 10,000 metres title with a fantastic performance in front of his own adoring fans in London on Friday.

Bolt to make world bow in career swansong

Usain Bolt kicks off the defence of his world 100m on Friday in his swansong season, the first step to bringing down the curtain on his glittering career.

Kenyan Mark Otieno hopes to book a ticket to race Usain Bolt at the IAAF World Athletic Championships

We have been here before so many times, it has become almost deja vu central: Usain Bolt heading a global championship with a question mark over his ability to produce his customary Midas touch.