The IAAF World Championships London 2017 will rightfully see the reallocation of a number of world championship medals including two golds. These upgrades follow the disqualification of the results of the original medallists after their sanction for anti-doping rule violations.
Wayde Van Niekerk
British Athletics also confirmed that, reigning long jump world champion, Greg Rutherford has been forced to withdraw from the squad after failing to recover from an ankle ligament injury.
Eilidh Doyle has been selected as Team Captain for next month’s IAAF World Championships in London, after a vote by fellow members of the British Athletics team.
Exactly a week on from breaking the world record for gold in the T38 200m final, Sophie Hahn ensured the narrative was much the same as she lit up the London Stadium once again with an emphatic victory over 100m at the World Para Athletics Championships in London.
Last year’s Paralympic champion in the discipline, Kadeena Cox tonight sprinted to golden glory in the T38 400m at the World Para Athletics Championships in London.
Racing for just the fifth time this year, Georgie Hermitage broke her own world record as she retained her T37 400m title, while Hannah Cockroft re-wrote the history books as she pushed to her third gold of these championships to become Britain’s most successful athlete at a World Para Athletics Championships with ten world titles.
Usain Bolt’s management have refuted suggestions that the Jamaican had Canada’s Andre De Grasse “booted out” of tomorrow’s Monaco Diamond League 100m race after reports that the eight-time Olympic champion was running scared of his younger rival.
Canadians anxious for a world championships preview pitting an improved Andre De Grasse and world-record holder Usain Bolt in the 100 metres at Monaco on Friday will be disappointed.
The British team were back in the medals on day six of the World Para Athletics Championships as Maria Lyle and Sammi Kinghorn won marvellous bronze medals.
It was another golden night at the London Stadium as Sophie Kamlish sealed a remarkable first world title in the T44 100m as Hannah Cockroft increased her tally of world medals to a staggering nine with the T34 400m title.