Athletics

Athletics: Willis finishes outside medal places

Athletics: Willis finishes outside medal places

Nick Willis' ambitions for a first world championship medal were dashed in the 1500m final in Beijing last night.

Athletics: Wilson holds on for bronze medal

Athletics: Wilson holds on for bronze medal

Otago runner Liz Wilson grabbed a unique bronze medal at the World Championships in Beijing at the weekend.

Athletics: Bolt claims double over Gatlin

Athletics: Bolt claims double over Gatlin

Usain Bolt delivered Justin Gatlin a second knockout blow in five days to win his fourth straight 200 metres world title and prove that when it comes to major championship sprinting, he simply has no peer.

Athletics: Record holder favourite

Naseby ultramarathon record holder Marty Lukes will go into this year's 160km race as the firm favorite.

Athletics: Angie Petty into 800m semis at World's

New Zealand runner Angie Petty is through to the 800m semifinal at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing.

Athletics: Gold for Rudisha, Bolt wins heat

Athletics: Gold for Rudisha, Bolt wins heat

David Rudisha strained every sinew to win gold, Genzebe Dibaba dominated in the way the Kenyan once did and Usain Bolt's second sprint showdown with Justin Gatlin moved a step closer at the world athletics championships in China.

Athletics: Chignell rapt 'long wait' for NZ honours over

Oli Chignell will fulfil one of his biggest goals this weekend.

Athletics: Montgomery meets pupil who took his record

Athletics: Montgomery meets pupil who took his record

Peter Montgomery has delivered on his promise to return to King's High School and congratulate Rory O'Neill for breaking his long-standing 200m school record.

Athletics: Walsh finishes fourth at World Champs

Shot putter Tom Walsh has thrown a personal best and national record of 21.58m in the world championships final at Beijing to finish fourth, 11cm behind Jamaican O'Dayne Richards.

Bolt's 'best race ever' big boost for sport

Bolt's 'best race ever' big boost for sport

"I'm amazed. This is Usain Bolt's best race ever."

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