Articles tagged 'world championships'

Nyasango fails to finish in London 7 August 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe's long-distance star Cuthbert Nyasango failed to cope with the burden of expectation as he came unstuck in the men’s marathon at the World Athletics Championships in London yesterday. Nyasango, who was making his second consecutive appearance at the IAAF World Championships, ...
Thornycroft slides to B final 5 September 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe rowing sensation Micheen Thornycroft could not stand the heat after she finished last in the women's single sculls semi-final A at the on-going World Rowing Championships in Aiguebelette, France yesterday. Thornycroft has now been relegated to the B final as she gets yet anot...
Thornycroft through to rowing semis 4 September 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe top rower Micheen Thornycroft is through to this morning's women single sculls semi-finals after finishing in third place during Tuesday's quarter-finals at the ongoing World Championships in Aiguebelette, France. The 28-year-old was a bit slower in the quarter-final recordin...
Usain Bolt beats Justin Gatlin 27 August 2015 BEIJING - Usain Bolt won the rematch and 200m gold as he ran a wonderful bend to once again leave rival Justin Gatlin chasing silver and fresh air. On a sweaty, sticky night in the Bird's Nest, Bolt was out quicker and opened an unassailable lead over the first 100m before coming away down the...
Gatlin, Bolt into World Championship 100m semis 22 August 2015 BEIJING - Controversial American sprinter Justin Gatlin underlined his status as 100m gold medal favourite as he produced the fastest time in the first round. Gatlin, who has twice served doping suspensions, clocked 9.83 seconds in the sixth heat, albeit with the assistance of a 2.1m/s tailwin...
Usain Bolt saddened by doping focus 20 August 2015 BEIJING - Usain Bolt is "sad" the focus is on doping ahead of the World Championships in Beijing but says he cannot save the sport's reputation on his own. Bolt, who has never failed a drugs test, will race against American Justin Gatlin, who has served two suspensions for using banned substan...