Saina and Sindhu have got byes in the opening round.
Saina and Sindhu have got byes in the opening round.
The sports ministry has retained the Arjuan Award list. The decision means that tennis player Rohan Bopanna and weightlifter Sanjita Chanu have not been added to the list of Arjuna Awardees.
The Uttarakhand shuttler, who celebrated his 16th birthday on Wednesday, defeated second seed Zvonimir 18-21, 21-12, 21-17 in the final.
The chess legend succumbed to fellow Russian Ian Nepomniachtchi.
Liana Fathima, a Class VII student of Global Public School at Thiruvaniyoor, has two national and five state records to her credit.
KT Irfan and Khushbir Kaur finished at 23rd and 42nd positions respectively in the men's and women's 20km race walk events on the final day of competitions as India ended their miserable WAC campaign on a disappointing note.
24 hours after Usain Bolt sensationally pulled up in his relay event, Anneisha McLaughlin-Whilby slowed down clutching her leg 20 metres into her second leg and went to ground, ending Jamaica’s reign as world champions.
Caster Semenya claimed another global title when she won the world 800 meters gold and after surging clear to record one minute 55.16 seconds she said she now has an eye on the world record.
Ethiopia's Ayana, who led Obiri for more than half the race, was denied a double after winning the 10,000 metres with a devastating run earlier at the championships.
Henriques dominated the race from the start to win what is her first major global title, and the first race walking title to go to a Portuguese woman.
The 24-year-old, competing as an authorized neutral athlete, stretched her unbeaten streak to 25 competitions by clearing 2.03 meters to triumph in the London Stadium.
It was the sixth time the US have won the event and the gold was a record 15th World Championship medal for Allyson Felix, who ran the second leg.
Mo Farah's aura of invincibility after six years of unrelenting success was finally cracked in his very last major track race as he lost his world 5,000m title to Ethiopia's Muktar Edris.
Bolt, having been passed the baton by Yohan Blake, was in third behind Great Britain and the United States, who eventually won gold and silver, but pulled up almost 50 meters from the line and fell to the track.
Kang, who has become the first Indian to have qualified for the final round in javelin throw in a World Championship, came up with a best throw of 80.02m in his third attempt to end 12th in a 13-man field.
Bolt, who had to settle for bronze in the individual 100 meters, had been hoping to sign off from the sport by leading Jamaica to a fifth successive relay gold but they were struggling in third place when he collected the baton.
Running the last leg, Bolt eased home, looking over his shoulder, as Jamaica won the second of the two semifinal heats in 37.95 seconds, ahead of France (38.03) and China (38.20).
'There were deliberate attempts to ruin my career,' says Jawla in a bare-all chat.
The Dutchwoman began to tie up and only a savage dip at the line that saw her clock 22.05 seconds edged her past Ivorian Marie-Josee Ta Lou by just three-hundredths of a second.
Emma Coburn and Courtney Frerichs stunned the World Championships by winning gold and silver in a dramatic women's 3,000 meters steeplechase final, the first Americans to get medals in the event.
Kang, who was carrying a shoulder injury, cleared the automatic qualification mark of 83m in his third and final throw as he came up with an effort of 84.22m.
Carter, who started her athletic career as a soccer player before falling in love with the hurdles, dug deep over the last 30 meters and pulled away from Muhammad.
Ramil Guliyev, representing Turkey after switching allegiance from Azerbaijan, pulled off a shock 200 meters victory at the World Championships.
Lakshmanan, who clocked a personal best of 13 minutes, 35.69 seconds in his 5,000m heat, has been the only Indian athlete to have performed better than his personal best in the ongoing World Championships.
It only dawned on youngster Karsten Warholm that he had become world 400m hurdles champion when he made a Reuters photographer an offer he could not refuse.
South African Wayde van Niekerk, bidding for a double after his 400m gold, sneaked into the final as second of the two fastest losers after edging third place in his heat from Christophe Lemaitre by two hundredths of a second.
Francis looked out of the medals with 80 meters to go but maintained her form amid the carnage to post a personal best time of 49.92 seconds and take a shock gold that even after crossing the line she had no idea she had won.
It was the first track victory at any World Championships by a Norwegian since Ingrid Kristiansen's 10,000 meters triumph in Rome in 1987.
The 19-year-old world junior record holder will be aiming to infuse some life into India's listless performance in the mega event.
Czech Republic's Barbora Spotakova threw 66.76 meters on her second attempt to win the World Championships gold.
Makwala said he felt well and wanted to race, but when he attempted to go through the athletes' entrance, an official and security personnel barred his way.
Steven Gardiner, 21, of the Bahamas was a clear second in 44.41 and 20-year-old world junior champion Abdalelah Haroun of Qatar blasted through at the end to snatch bronze in 44.48.
Swapna said that the back pain, which she first had in late 2014 after taking part in the Incheon Asian Games, returned to trouble her after she ran the first event - 100m hurdles.
London 2017 organizers released a statement late on Monday saying that a number of teams had reported cases of gastroenteritis at their official hotel.
Kenya's Faith Kipyegon added the world title to her Olympic gold when she won a superb women's 1,500 meters final in a white-hot London Stadium atmosphere on Monday.
Bolt usually runs in the 200 meters individual event but opted not to compete at that distance in London, which is his last major championships before he retires.
The 23-year-old dominated the race, winning in 13.04 seconds, a meter clear of the defending champion Sergey Shubenkov, the Russian who was competing as an 'authorized neutral athlete'.
Greece's Ekaterini Stefanidi, the new queen of the pole vault, added the one missing gold medal to her big-event collection when she soared to the world title with the best vault of her life.
Olympic champion and race favorite Elaine Thompson never got going and finished fifth, as Dutchwoman Dafne Schippers took bronze.
Manyonga, who only returned to formal competition last year after overcoming a drug addiction, led the final from the second round with a leap of 8.48 meters.
In 1994, the Indian Hockey Federation had recommended him for the coveted recognition. But, his name was struck down from the list.
Leaves a sour taste in the mouth but Bolt won't be remembered for tonight, tweeted former English footballer Michael Owen after Bolt's surprise loss in his final individual race.
Usain Bolt may have failed to win his final individual race, but the Jamaican remains the greatest sprinter of all time.
Gatlin, who won silvers behind Bolt at the last two world championships, clocked 9.92 seconds, with teammate Coleman winning silver in 9.94sec. Bolt suffered a dreadful start and could only claim bronze in 9.95sec.
It was the 32-year-old Beijing Olympic bronze medalist's ninth successive win.
Keralite Anas ended up fourth in men's 400m heats with a mark of 45.98 seconds.
With 55,000 of his home fans roaring their support at the London Stadium, the 34-year-old Briton sprinted away with his 10th consecutive gold medal in a global track final.
The Jamaican is seeking his fourth gold in the event – he has won the 100m at every world championships since 2009 apart from 2011 in Daegu when he was disqualified for a false start.
Fourth-seeded Prannoy fought hard before being stunned by Chinese Taipei's Lin Yu Hsien, while seventh seed Verma went down tamely to unseeded Lee Cheuk Yiu of Hong Kong.
It had appeared that De Grasse had begun to get under the skin of the usually unflappable Bolt, who is seeking to end his matchless career with a seventh global 100m title in Olympic and World Championships.