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Nickel Ashmeade, Usain Bolt, Nesta Carter and Astafa Powell take a picture with fans after winning gold in the 4x100m men relay during the Beijing 2015 IAAF World Championships at the National Stadium. Photo: Diego Azubel/PA

(...) at the top of the medal table. Because for a sport reportedly on its knees, the 15th World Athletics(...)

 LaShawn Merritt of the United States crosses the line to win gold ahead of Martyn Rooney of Great Britain and Machel Cedenio of Trinidad and Tobago in the Men’s 4x400 Relay Final during day nine of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadium. Photo: Christian Petersen/Getty Images

(...) bring down the curtain on the 15th world athletics championships on Sunday. Merritt, who has been part(...)

Justin Gatlin hopes that he has redeemed himself in the eyes of fans after the IAAF World Championships in Beijing. Photo: Greg Baker/Getty Images

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Mo Farah made it a historic hat-trick of long distance doubles at the World Championships in Beijing. Photograph: Beijing

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Rob Heffernan came fifth in the 50km race walk in the World Championships in Beijing. Photograph: Inpho

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St Patrick’s Athletic Sean Hoare and Derry’s Ciaran O’Connor battle for possession. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

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Netherlands’ Dafne Schippers crosses  the finish line to win the 200m women’s final at the World Championships in Beijing. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images

Move over, Usain Bolt. Here comes Dafne Schippers. Because anyone who thought things might slow down a little inside the Bird’s Nest in the absence of(...)

Photograph: Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images for IAAF

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