Mo Farah

Eaton Breaks Decathlon World Record Bolt Wins His Third Gold and GBR’s Mo Farah Takes 5000m Gold in Beijing’s World Championship on Day 8

 August 31, 2015   R K Gupta

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It was a busy Saturday at Beijing with several finals. Ashton Eaton met everybody’s expectations and broke his own world record in Decathlon. The American dished out his greatest performance in the history of the event by scoring 9045 points, leaving his closest rival Canada’s Damian Warner 350 points behind. An hour later, Jamaica wrapped […]

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World Championships athletics

Sizzling Schippers Steals Show on Seventh Day at Bejing’s World Championships

 August 29, 2015   R K Gupta

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Netherlands’s Dafne Schippers justified her decision to leave heptathlon aside for full track participation. After winning the 100m silver last Monday, the Dutch woman ran a race of her life to win the 200m gold on Friday. But more commendable than her victory was the time of 21.63 seconds, which made her the third fastest […]

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Beijing World Championship

Rudisha Rutherford and Dibaba Excel on Fourth Day of Beijing World Championship

 August 27, 2015   R K Gupta

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From its very start, the world athletic championship at Beijing has been dominated by the rivalry between Jamaica’s Usain Bolt and USA’s Justin Gatlin. Both of them have been on the field on every day and the spotlight has remained fixated on them. On the fourth day, however, two other athletes seized the attention away […]

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Mo Farah: A tactical genius but not quite an all-time great

 August 18, 2013   John Welsh

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The IAFF World Athletics Championship may now be over and during a week in which no new world records were witnessed on the track, both Usain Bolt and Mo Farah repeated their double individual gold medal performances from the London Olympics. Usain Bolt is the World’s fastest ever sprinter while Farah is also being described […]

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