Maria Lasitskene, the gold medalist in the women’s high jump, and Darya Klishina, who won silver in the long jump, were among those participating as “authorized neutral athletes.”
Playing with a depleted roster, Chelsea, last season’s league champion, fell behind by three goals and could not complete a comeback against Burnley.
Running the anchor leg of Jamaica’s 4×100-meter relay at the worlds, Bolt pulled up with what appeared to be an injury to his left leg and shouted in pain.
Alexandre Lacazette scored a second-minute goal as Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger recorded just his second season-opening victory in eight years.
For the first time in the history of the world track and field championships, coaches are also receiving medals.
The seventh day of the world track and field championships had plenty of victories and surprises, but there was no besting the achievements of former stars.
Harrison holds the record for 100-meter hurdles but has yet to win a medal of any color in a major global championship. Now, the recovery after a stunning defeat put her in her best form.
Van Niekerk still made it across the finish line in under 44 seconds despite cruising near the end as he won his second world title in the event.
A peek at the giant video boards at London Stadium can give runners, and even throwers, intelligence that can be the difference between winning and losing.
Fans showered Gatlin with boos after he ruined Usain Bolt’s farewell race, but the outrage edges toward the absurd.