Latest World Championships in Athletics – Women's 10,000 metres Stories
Usain Bolt and Tyson Gay coasted into the 100-meter semifinals Saturday and Christian Cantwell won the first American gold at the World Track Championships. Linet Masai of Kenya also won a dramatic women's 10,000-meter and Russia's Valeriy Borchin added the 20-kilometer walk title to his Olympic gold medal from last year. Bolt became a track superstar in Beijing, winning the 100- and 200-meter dashes in world record time and then anchoring the Jamaican sprint relay team to another world...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Ethiopia's Meseret Defar made light of wet conditions at New York's grand prix meeting to break the women's 5,000 metres world record on Saturday.
By Gennady Fyodorov MOSCOW (Reuters) - Olympic 5,000 meters gold medallist Meseret Defar of Ethiopia retained her 3,000-metres title in a time of eight minutes 38.80 seconds at the world indoor championships on Saturday.