- China gets 1-2 in sporting finish to 20K walk at worlds Updated: Aug-28-15 1:29 am
BEIJING - With China's first gold of the world championships virtually assured, the only thing for teammates Liu Hong and Lu Xiuzhi to decide was who should win it.
- Eaton is back, and immediately he leads decathlon at worlds Updated: Aug-28-15 1:11 am
BEIJING - After a two-year absence, Ashton Eaton needed only 10.23 seconds to establish himself again as the favorite to win the decathlon at the world championships.
- The Latest: Eaton leads decathlon after 3 events at worlds Updated: Aug-28-15 1:05 am
BEIJING - The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local):
- Ashton Eaton begins defense of decathlon title at worlds Updated: Aug-27-15 3:15 pm
BEIJING - Ashton Eaton is in good shape, maybe even his best shape in quite a while. Mentally, he's as strong as ever, too.
- Americans add 2 golds at worlds from Felix and Taylor Updated: Aug-27-15 1:41 pm
BEIJING - Allyson Felix and Christian Taylor were out of their comfort zones at the world championships.
- Wlodarczyk's record win gives Poland hammer throw sweep Updated: Aug-27-15 12:42 pm
BEIJING - The more Anita Wlodarczyk has accomplished in her hammer throwing career, the more she has learned to keep her celebrations relatively restrained.
- Jamaicans provide some smiles in the 200 at worlds Updated: Aug-26-15 1:53 pm
BEIJING - Racing in a lane next to one of the big-name Jamaicans sure was a laugh.
- Kenya's historic win in javelin overshadowed by doping tests Updated: Aug-26-15 1:30 pm
BEIJING - Kenya made history at the world championships on Wednesday when javelin thrower Julius Yego won the first gold medal in a field event for a country renowned as a cradle of distance running.
- Silva casts off self-doubts to win pole vault gold at worlds Updated: Aug-26-15 1:08 pm
BEIJING - With a strange choice for background music blaring around the Bird's Nest, Yarisley Silva attempted to clear 5.01 meters in the pole vault shortly after winning her first gold medal at the world championships.
- For Pacific athletes, getting to worlds is what matters most Updated: Aug-26-15 11:56 am
BEIJING - Sprinter Beouch Ngirchongor wakes up every morning at 5 a.m. to train for an hour before going to his job as a carpenter in the Northern Mariana Islands.
- 2 Kenyan runners test positive for doping at worlds Updated: Aug-26-15 9:24 am
BEIJING - Two Kenyan runners have tested positive for doping at the world championships and have been provisionally suspended.
- After worlds, kidney transplant awaits hurdler Aries Merritt Updated: Aug-26-15 2:03 am
BEIJING - No matter how many hurdles Aries Merritt clears this week at the world championships, he knows there's an even bigger one waiting for him in a few days back at home - a kidney transplant.
- Americans struggle through opening 4 days of worlds Updated: Aug-25-15 12:52 pm
BEIJING - Jenny Simpson lost her left shoe after being stepped on and ran the last lap of the 1,500-meter race with her bare foot striking the surface.
- China wins 1st long jump medal in breakout moment at worlds Updated: Aug-25-15 12:51 pm
BEIJING - Star hurdler Liu Xiang proved to the world that his country could compete in track events when he upended the field at the 2004 Athens Olympics to win China's first-ever gold medal in athletics.
- No rushing Rudisha: Patience contributes to 2nd world title Updated: Aug-25-15 12:11 pm
BEIJING - This world title came in a tactical race for David Rudisha, so very unlike the wire-to-wire run at the London Olympics that earned him a gold medal and a world record in the 800 meters.
- At the Bird's Nest, it's another Dibaba gold medal Updated: Aug-25-15 11:35 am
BEIJING - At the Bird's Nest, it's another Dibaba gold.
- Justin Gatlin's mom held her own against heckler at worlds Updated: Aug-25-15 9:59 am
BEIJING - Turns out, Justin Gatlin's mother didn't need his help putting a heckler in his place.
- Play-based learning pays off for Barber - world champ at 21 Updated: Aug-24-15 1:02 pm
BEIJING - Shawn Barber was a little boy when he picked up the pole and copied what was his dad was doing, mostly because it looked like fun.
- Upstart American sprinter Tori Bowie takes bronze at worlds Updated: Aug-24-15 12:42 pm
BEIJING - Things didn't align quite perfectly for Tori Bowie in the 100-meter final on Monday: She sliced her finger on the starting blocks before the race and, once in those blocks, struggled to get off to a fast start.
- Schippers: From heptathlon bronze to 100 silver in 2 years Updated: Aug-24-15 12:04 pm
BEIJING - Two years ago, Dafne Schippers was a talented heptathlete earning a bronze medal at the world championships.
- Ennis-Hill hoping for ruling on disputed 2011 world title Updated: Aug-24-15 9:59 am
BEIJING - Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill surprised even herself by winning the heptathlon gold at the world championships only a year after giving birth to her son.
- NDSU's Teschuk sets school record at World Championships Updated: Aug-24-15 9:06 am
FARGO, North Dakota - North Dakota State University track and field standout Erin Teschuk set a school record in the steeplechase at the IAAF World Championships.
- Justin Gatlin stumbles late as Bolt wins 100 at worlds Updated: Aug-23-15 2:36 pm
BEIJING - Four straight times after his spirit-sapping defeat, Justin Gatlin heard some version of this question: Was it good for track that you lost to Usain Bolt?
- Ennis-Hill dedicates world title to her boy, working moms Updated: Aug-23-15 12:12 pm
BEIJING - As she lay on her back, hands covering her face trying to absorb the reality of again being a world champion, Jessica Ennis-Hill's thoughts turned to who might be watching.
- Front-running Kenyans, a late stumble? Nothing stops Mo Updated: Aug-22-15 12:06 pm
BEIJING - Rarely has Mo Farah been challenged like he was Saturday.