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#London 2017

# london-2017 - Friday 22 December, 2017

'I'd love to have a crack at another Olympics and make amends for what happened last time'

Mick Clohisey on how his World Championship run was a redemption for Rio.

# london-2017 - Saturday 12 August, 2017

No fairytale ending to Usain Bolt's career as he dramatically pulls up with injury in relay final Painful This post contains videos

No fairytale ending to Usain Bolt's career as he dramatically pulls up with injury in relay final

The 4x100m gold medal was won by Great Britain with the United States in second and Japan grabbing the bronze.

Farah denied winning send-off in London as Edris claims 5,000 metre gold

There was no fairytale ending for Mo.

Sally Pearson's face after winning the 100m hurdles gold says it all

Australian completes fairytale return by beating Harper Nelson and Dutkiewicz.

'The hardest decision of my life': Hamstring injury forces Boyce out of World Championships

“It won’t be possible to do myself or my country justice.”

# london-2017 - Thursday 10 August, 2017

Turkish delight in stunning 200m final as van Niekerk pipped by 0.02 seconds

Ramil Guliyev wins Turkey’s first-ever gold at the IAAF World Championships.

Ireland's Siofra Cléirigh-Buttner falls short in 800m heats

Reigning Olympic champion Caster Semenya comfortably through to Friday’s semi-finals.

Harrowing end to the women's 400m final as Shaunae Miller-Uibo dramatically pulls up Agony This post contains videos

Harrowing end to the women's 400m final as Shaunae Miller-Uibo dramatically pulls up

The Olympic champion seemed to pick up a muscle-related injury as she approached the finish line.

# london-2017 - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Isaac Makwala's bizarre solo run sees him reach 200m semi-final

He’ll now compete again at 8.55pm and try to reach the final.

# london-2017 - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

'Inhumane and unsportsmanlike': Gatlin's agent really unhappy with reaction to 100m champ

Gatlin, who has twice served doping bans, has not been well-received as the new world champion.

# london-2017 - Sunday 6 August, 2017

'It was always going to be a massive ask': Gregan misses out on Worlds final spot

The Dubliner finished in sixth place in the 400m semi-final.

Boos drowned out by applause as Gatlin receives 100m gold medal Mixed Reception This post contains videos

Boos drowned out by applause as Gatlin receives 100m gold medal

The American took to the podium alongside Christian Coleman and Usain Bolt.

'I would have loved to come out with a PB, but this is the best I can do. I'm happy'

Ireland’s Claire McCarthy clocked a season’s best time of 2:38:26 in the marathon at the Worlds, which is just outside her personal best.

'It was incredible going through certain parts of the course - there was Irish from all over'

Mick Clohisey finished in 22nd place in today’s men’s marathon in London, with Clare runner Sean Hehir finishing in 63rd place.

Thomas Barr has qualified for the semi-finals of the 400m hurdles at the World Championships

Barr automatically qualified for tomorrow’s semi-finals in fourth place after Kyron McMaster was disqualified.

'I've done my time and I've come back': Gatlin on the defensive in his moment of glory

The American sprinter defended his right to compete, saying he had served his four year ban for doping.

'I've done all I can for the sport and myself so it's time to go': No regrets for Bolt despite bronze finish

He finished third in his final individual race at the IAFF World Championships, but there were no regrets for the Jamaican icon.

# london-2017 - Saturday 5 August, 2017

No fairytale ending for Bolt as Justin Gatlin storms to 100m gold in London

The Jamaican finished third in the final individual race of his career.

Usain Bolt pipped in photo finish, but is safely through to tonight's 100m final

The Jamaican will take to the track for his final individual race at 9.45pm.

Mark English fails to qualify for 800m semi-finals at the World Championships

English finished in fifth place in heat five.

Brian Gregan impresses on way to 400m semi-finals in London

It was a third-place finish for the Irish athlete.

Mo Farah's double hopes endangered after battering

The British talisman won the 10,000m crown again last night.

# london-2017 - Friday 4 August, 2017

'It was just a disaster out there': Disappointment for Ireland's Ciara Mageean at Worlds

The 25-year-old was uncharacteristically off-form in London.

# london-2017 - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Injury rules Bolt’s main rival Andre de Grasse out of World Championships

A hamstring injury comes in the way of the showdown between the two big guns.

London 2017: The start times for every Irish athlete at the World Athletics Championships

Eleven-strong Irish team head to London’s Olympic Park.