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Wednesday 27 September 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# World Championships

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Uganda's Nakaayi wins 800m world title in Caster Semenya's absence
Elsewhere, Karsten Warholm retained his 400m hurdles world title in impressive fashion.
Empty seats present major headache to Qatar and Coe, organisers respond to criticism
Attendances at the World Athletics Championships in Doha have been pretty embarrassing.
Phil Healy falls short in 200m heat at World Championships, but optimism shines through after
‘The whole season hasn’t been the ideal set-up but I’m grateful to be out here and competing against the world’s best.’
Jamaican sprint queen Fraser-Pryce cruises to record fourth 100m gold at worlds
Meanwhile, Dina Asher-Smith set a new British record in the final.
Ireland's Boyce moonwalks across finish line to take sixth place in World Championships
The Donegal man completed the 50 km race walk in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Coleman beats Gatlin to secure 100m gold at World Athletics Championships
Justin Gatlin lost his 100 metres crown to Christian Coleman in Doha on Saturday.
Disappointment for Mark English and Thomas Barr at World Championships
Kenya’s Ferguson Cheruiyot Rotich won the race with a time of 1:45.98, while the Donegal native came seventh.
Christian Coleman sends early 100m message to rivals
It was an action-packed start to the World Athletics Championships in Doha.
Watch: Outstanding show of sportsmanship at World Championships
Braima Suncar Dabo enabled Jonathan Busby to complete the 5000m heat.
Ireland's Thomas Barr advances in World Championships
Elsewhere, there was disappointment for Michelle Finn.
Ellen Keane's bronze medal continues fantastic few days for Ireland at World Championships
Nicole Turner also claimed a bronze amid a remarkable finish in the 50m Butterfly S6 on Saturday.
Hyland, Greene post new Irish records, but fall agonisingly short in World semis
Brendan Hyland set a new Irish record, but was .07 seconds shy of an Olympic standard.
Oliver Dingley eliminated in semi-finals at World Diving Championships
Dingley needed a top-12 finish to book his place in Thursday’s final.
Barr just shy of season's best with fourth-place finish in Rome
The Waterford native missed out on a podium place, but improved on his performance in Stockholm last week.
'That medal is the outcome of a lot of hard work, not just 100 laps I did on the track'
Lydia Boylan discusses her world silver medal success, dealing with disappointment and uprooting her life in search of Olympic glory.
'Growing up, I was told that kickboxing isn't a female sport'
Ireland’s teen sensation Jordan Doran chats to The42 about her many impressive achievements.
'The boxers have done nothing wrong' - Amy Broadhurst unsure whether we'll see boxing at Tokyo 2020
The Dundalk boxer was speaking to Game On about the future of amateur boxing.
Fall sees Rhys McClenaghan crash out of World Championships
There were high hopes for the reigning European and Commonwealth champion heading into today’s qualification.
'We planned to win it all year' - World champion O'Donovan brothers elated by gold medal display in Bulgaria
Paul and Gary O’Donovan secured gold in the men’s lightweight double sculls in Bulgaria on Saturday.
History makers! Ireland women's relay team take silver medal at World U20 Championships
Ireland took silver following a strong performance in Finland on Saturday afternoon at the U20s IAAF World Championships.
Ireland's Ciara Mageean and Phil Healy fail to progress at World Indoor Championships
There was disappointment for both runners late on Friday in Birmingham.
"People kept asking: 'Are you going to get a job?' My main focus was the World Championships"
Irish taekwondo star Sarah Lehane chats to The42 about becoming a world champion.
The DCU students aiming to become world champions on home soil
Taekwondo stars Ryan and Adam Shelley chat to The42 ahead of the World Championships in Dublin next week.
Gold for Ireland! Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal record first Para-cycling world title
The Paralympic Champions won silver in the Road Race in Rio last year, on Friday securing a first ever world title in South Africa.
Eyeing history, Joe Ward is the last Irishman to fly the flag at the Worlds
He booked his quarter final spot with ease, while Brendan Irvine and Dean Gardiner both bowed out.
Olympic hero Murphy to miss World Championships with injury
The silver medallist suffered a knee injury three weeks ago.
'Everyone is talking about it but they're not' - Gillick critical of BBC's Farah coverage
The two-time European gold medallist believes Farah should have faced more questioning.
Watch: Emotional Mo Farah insists he is a clean athlete
The British athlete also confirmed his intention to rebrand as ‘Mohamed’.
Ireland's Alex Wright disqualified at World Championships
The 26-year-old racewaker suffered disappointment in today’s 20km event.
Irish Olympic hero Rob Heffernan announces retirement after 8th-place finish
The Cork native bowed out after an excellent display at the world championships in London.
Unwell medal hopeful Makwala denied entry to London Stadium
Having been withdrawn from the 400m final earlier due to illness, he was denied entry to London Stadium by officials.
Thomas Barr withdraws from World Championships semi-finals
The Waterford runner cannot compete due to a vomiting bug.
Gatlin defeating Bolt 'not the perfect script', confesses Seb Coe
IAAF president Sebsatian Coe admitted he would have preferred a different result to Justin Gatlin beating Usain Bolt for 100m glory yesterday.
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.
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.
Coyle and Lanigan O'Keeffe awarded World Championship bronze two years after event
The Irish pair have been bumped after a failed drugs test.
Mark English earns spot at Worlds after second-place finish in Diamond League
The Letterkenny native qualified for London with a time of 1.45.42 in Stockholm.
'People see you up there as a sports star, but you're a person and below it all, it can hurt'
Battling back from heartbreak in Belgrade to ride the crest of a wave, Ciara Mageean is plotting a big World Championships.