IAAF Athletics World Championships

Gold medal Nia Ali, of the United States, celebrates winning the women's 100 meter hurdles at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
October 06, 2019 - 12:04 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The United States showed off the speed and depth of its squad to win three gold medals on the final day of the world track championships. U.S. runners won the men's and women's 4x400-meter relays, and U.S. women finished first and second in the 100-meter hurdles. The U.S...
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Noah Lyles of the United States, gold medalist in the men's 200 meters, poses during the medal ceremony at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
October 03, 2019 - 8:51 am
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Noah Lyles is counting down the days until he can kick back and read comic books, record some music he’s written, spend money on fashionable clothes and do whatever other non-track things come to mind. The home screen on the American sprinter’s phone already tells him it’s about...
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Grant Holloway, of the United States celebrates as he wins the gold medal in the men's 110 meter hurdles final at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. At center is Orlando Ortega, of Spain and at right is Omar Mcleod, of Jamaica who fell. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
October 02, 2019 - 3:49 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Most of the prime contenders in the women’s 200 had dropped out before the race even began. In the men’s 110 hurdles, the favorites waited to start tumbling until after the gun went off. Two gold medals. Two ways to win them. Dina Asher-Smith took the easier road Wednesday to...
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Runners start the women's marathon at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
October 01, 2019 - 8:02 am
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The Latest on the track and field world championships (all times local): 5.40 p.m. Compete in the world championship marathon, sit out the next three months. That's the message from Ethiopian track and field officials concerned about the heat in Qatar. The federation says it "has...
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Karsten Warholm, of Norway reacts before the start of the men's 400m hurdles final at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
September 30, 2019 - 1:24 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Karsten Warholm remains the man to beat in the 400-meter hurdles ahead of next year's Olympics after defending his world track championship title Monday, while Qatar celebrated the host nation's first medal. The Norwegian hurdler donned a Viking-style horned helmet — accessorized...
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Blessing Okagbare, of Nigeria races in a women's 200 meter heat at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
September 30, 2019 - 8:19 am
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The Latest on the track and field world championships (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Blessing Okagbare was disqualified from the 200 meters for a second time. Because of a mix-up by her nation's track federation, the Nigerian sprinter was initially disqualified after she didn't...
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Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, of Jamaica with son Zyon after winning the gold medal in the women's 100 meter final at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
September 29, 2019 - 4:10 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Only moments after Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce zoomed past the finish line Sunday night, she scooped up something more precious than gold. Her 2-year-old son Zyon came down to the track to join her for the victory lap. What a fitting way to celebrate the Jamaican speedster's fourth...
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Tori Bowie, of the United States, and Xiaojing Liang, of China, right, compete in a women's 100 meter race heat during the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
September 29, 2019 - 10:28 am
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The Latest on track and field world championships in Qatar (all times local): 8:20 p.m. The United States team says defending champion Tori Bowie is out of the women's 100-meter semifinals. No reason has been given for the withdrawal of Bowie, who won the Olympic silver medal in...
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Christian Coleman, of the United States, reacts after winning the men's 100 meter race during the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
September 29, 2019 - 9:19 am
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — What Christian Coleman really needed were a couple of days off. A day after winning his world championship at 100 meters, the American sprinter pulled out of the 200-meter preliminaries, which were set to begin Sunday. "Just feeling a little sore," Coleman told The Associated...
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The stadium is sparsely filled for the second session at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
September 29, 2019 - 5:54 am
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Problem solved. Divine Oduduru and Blessing Okagbare will be given a spot at the starting line for the 200 meters at world championships. Okagbare tells The Associated Press that track's governing body, the IAAF, has approved the appeal from the two Nigerians and reinstated them...
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