One Year To Go to the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Paralympics!








Bird’s Nest electrified as Zhang and Huihui earn final silvers for China

Bird’s Nest electrified as Zhang and Huihui earn final silvers for China

The storm which had turned the track into a stream two hours before the final session of the 15th International Association of Athletics World Championships may have passed, but electricity remained in the Bird’s Nest stadium tonight as Chinese athletes, perhaps inspired by the unlikely silver earned by their men’s 4x100 metres sprinters the previous night, added two more of the same colour.





Mike Rowbottom: Kenya on top, and Russia struggling in Beijing. So what’s that about?

Mike Rowbottom: Kenya on top, and Russia struggling in Beijing. So what’s that about?

Two years ago, Russia concluded the Moscow International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in second place behind the United States, but with more golds - seven to six. Two years on, as the 15th World Championships here move into their final day, late golds by Sergey Shubenkov in the 110 metres hurdles and Mariya Kuchina in the women’s high jump have rescued the Russian cause from humiliation.