Japan’s Abdul Hakim Sani Brown, Trinidad and Tobago’s Jereem Richards, Botswana’s Isaac Makwala, Turkey’s Ramil Guliyev, US athlete Isiah Young and South Africa’s Wayde Van Niekerk compete in the final of the men’s 200m at the World Championships in London. Photograph: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images

South Africa’s Wayde van Niekerk hit out at Isaac Makwala and accused him of a lack of respect after missing out on his dream double at the World Cham(...)

Ireland’s Brian Gregan on the way to finishing sixth in a  400m semi-final  at the World Athletics Championships in London. Photograph: INPHO/Morgan Treacy

When Brian Gregan sat back in his blocks inside the Olympic Stadium he may not have seen Wayde van Niekerk two lanes inside him but definitely sensed (...)

Wayde Van Niekerk of South Africa falls on the track after winning the men’s 400m final during the Beijing 2015 IAAF World Championships at the National Stadium. Photo: Franck Robichon/PA

South Africa’s Wayde van Niekerk became the fourth fastest man over 400m in history as he won his first world championship title, holding off defendin(...)