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#London 2017

From The42 'I'd love to have a crack at another Olympics and make amends for what happened last time' Marathon Man

'I'd love to have a crack at another Olympics and make amends for what happened last time'

Mick Clohisey on how his World Championship run was a redemption for Rio.

From The42 No fairytale ending to Usain Bolt's career as he dramatically pulls up with injury in relay final Painful This post contains videos

No fairytale ending to Usain Bolt's career as he dramatically pulls up with injury in relay final

The 4x100m gold medal was won by Great Britain with the United States in second and Japan grabbing the bronze.

From The42 Farah denied winning send-off in London as Edris claims 5,000 metre gold London 2017

Farah denied winning send-off in London as Edris claims 5,000 metre gold

There was no fairytale ending for Mo.

From The42 Sally Pearson's face after winning the 100m hurdles gold says it all She's Back

Sally Pearson's face after winning the 100m hurdles gold says it all

Australian completes fairytale return by beating Harper Nelson and Dutkiewicz.

From The42 'The hardest decision of my life': Hamstring injury forces Boyce out of World Championships London 2017

'The hardest decision of my life': Hamstring injury forces Boyce out of World Championships

“It won’t be possible to do myself or my country justice.”

From The42 Turkish delight in stunning 200m final as van Niekerk pipped by 0.02 seconds London 2017

Turkish delight in stunning 200m final as van Niekerk pipped by 0.02 seconds

Ramil Guliyev wins Turkey’s first-ever gold at the IAAF World Championships.

From The42 Ireland's Siofra Cléirigh-Buttner falls short in 800m heats London 2017

Ireland's Siofra Cléirigh-Buttner falls short in 800m heats

Reigning Olympic champion Caster Semenya comfortably through to Friday’s semi-finals.

From The42 Harrowing end to the women's 400m final as Shaunae Miller-Uibo dramatically pulls up Agony This post contains videos

Harrowing end to the women's 400m final as Shaunae Miller-Uibo dramatically pulls up

The Olympic champion seemed to pick up a muscle-related injury as she approached the finish line.

From The42 Isaac Makwala's bizarre solo run sees him reach 200m semi-final All On His Own

Isaac Makwala's bizarre solo run sees him reach 200m semi-final

He’ll now compete again at 8.55pm and try to reach the final.

From The42 'Inhumane and unsportsmanlike': Gatlin's agent really unhappy with reaction to 100m champ London 2017

'Inhumane and unsportsmanlike': Gatlin's agent really unhappy with reaction to 100m champ

Gatlin, who has twice served doping bans, has not been well-received as the new world champion.

From The42 'It was always going to be a massive ask': Gregan misses out on Worlds final spot Hard Luck

'It was always going to be a massive ask': Gregan misses out on Worlds final spot

The Dubliner finished in sixth place in the 400m semi-final.

From The42 Boos drowned out by applause as Gatlin receives 100m gold medal Mixed Reception This post contains videos

Boos drowned out by applause as Gatlin receives 100m gold medal

The American took to the podium alongside Christian Coleman and Usain Bolt.

From The42 'I would have loved to come out with a PB, but this is the best I can do. I'm happy' London 2017

'I would have loved to come out with a PB, but this is the best I can do. I'm happy'

Ireland’s Claire McCarthy clocked a season’s best time of 2:38:26 in the marathon at the Worlds, which is just outside her personal best.

From The42 'It was incredible going through certain parts of the course - there was Irish from all over' London 2017

'It was incredible going through certain parts of the course - there was Irish from all over'

Mick Clohisey finished in 22nd place in today’s men’s marathon in London, with Clare runner Sean Hehir finishing in 63rd place.

From The42 Thomas Barr has qualified for the semi-finals of the 400m hurdles at the World Championships London 2017

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.

From The42 'I've done my time and I've come back': Gatlin on the defensive in his moment of glory London 2017

'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.

From The42 'I've done all I can for the sport and myself so it's time to go': No regrets for Bolt despite bronze finish Farewell

'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.

From The42 No fairytale ending for Bolt as Justin Gatlin storms to 100m gold in London London 2017

No fairytale ending for Bolt as Justin Gatlin storms to 100m gold in London

The Jamaican finished third in the final individual race of his career.

From The42 Usain Bolt pipped in photo finish, but is safely through to tonight's 100m final London 2017

Usain Bolt pipped in photo finish, but is safely through to tonight's 100m final

The Jamaican will take to the track for his final individual race at 9.45pm.

From The42 Mark English fails to qualify for 800m semi-finals at the World Championships Hard Luck

Mark English fails to qualify for 800m semi-finals at the World Championships

English finished in fifth place in heat five.

From The42 Brian Gregan impresses on way to 400m semi-finals in London London 2017

Brian Gregan impresses on way to 400m semi-finals in London

It was a third-place finish for the Irish athlete.

From The42 Mo Farah's double hopes endangered after battering Mobot

Mo Farah's double hopes endangered after battering

The British talisman won the 10,000m crown again last night.

From The42 'It was just a disaster out there': Disappointment for Ireland's Ciara Mageean at Worlds Honest Assessment

'It was just a disaster out there': Disappointment for Ireland's Ciara Mageean at Worlds

The 25-year-old was uncharacteristically off-form in London.

From The42 Injury rules Bolt’s main rival Andre de Grasse out of World Championships No Showdown

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.

From The42 London 2017: The start times for every Irish athlete at the World Athletics Championships London Calling

London 2017: The start times for every Irish athlete at the World Athletics Championships

Eleven-strong Irish team head to London’s Olympic Park.