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Last Updated Monday August 21 2017 11:54 AM IST

Semenya wins 800m gold; targets world record

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.

Edris spoils Farah's farewell party

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 leads Jamaica into 4x100m relay final

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).

Francis takes shock 400m gold as Miller-Uibo stumbles

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.

Van Niekerk cruises to another 400m gold

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.

Bolt, forever fastest

Usain Bolt may have failed to win his final individual race, but the Jamaican remains the greatest sprinter of all time.

Bolt digs in to advance to 100m semis

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.

New Zealand Open: Indian challenge ends

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.

After De Grasse pullout, Bolt looks unbeatable

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.

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