China's Liu Hong took the silver medal ahead of another Russian, Anisya Kirdyapkina, in third. Kaniskina, who eclipsed compatriot Olimpiada Ivanova's mark with her third title, crossed the line in a time of 1:29.42, eight seconds ahead of Liu.
South Korea Wednesday was a quiet day at the world track and field championships. Rachel Lavallee Seaman was Canada's only athlete in action on a one-event day and the native of Kapuskasing, Ont., finished 37th in the women's 20-kilometre racewalk.
Pole vault star Elena Isinbayeva has extended a string of failures, finishing at a low sixth place at the Athletics World Championships in Korean Daegu. The biggest shock of the World Athletics Championships in Daegu, South Korea came as the planet's...
A gritty Russian racewalker won the solitary gold up for grabs on Wednesday as a world championships characterized so far by drama and disqualifications reached its midway point.
Usain Bolt crashing out of the world championships 100 meters, a top official said on Wednesday.
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Mills asked. "They have tried a number of alternatives before that didn't really work, and as far as I see it, there are only two things that they can do, either go back to where everybody has a false start or continue using the current one, because...