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World athletics championships moving to 2022

Mar 31, 2020 - 5:15 PM

The world athletics championships accommodates the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

NEW DATES. The world athletics championships is set to make a move to 2022. Photo from shuttershock

Usain Bolt 'sad' as doping talk dominates Beijing Worlds

Aug 20, 2015 - 4:56 PM

Usain Bolt the 6 time Olympic gold medalist from Jamaica says it saddens him that doping issues have overshadowed the track competition at the upcoming IAAF World Championships

Athletics: Gay, Powell doping cloud tarnishes Worlds

Jul 15, 2013 - 9:45 AM

American Tyson Gay and Jamaican Asafa Powell were caught out doping less than a month before the World Championships in Moscow

OUT OF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS. Photo dated August 16, 2009 shows US Tyson Gay (L) and Jamaica's Asafa Powell (R) in the men's 100m semi-final race of the 2009 IAAF Athletics World Championships in Berlin. AFP / Thomas Lohnes