• Dustin Johnson made a strong start on his return to Whistling Straits as he took advantage of an early tee time to lead at the US PGA Championship, writes the BBC.

    The American, who was given a two-stroke penalty with victory in his sights at the same course in 2010, shot a first-round 66 for six under par. Swede David Lingmerth briefly matched Johnson's score but ended the day on five under as the wind strengthened.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 14, 2015, 7:59 AM EDT
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  • A general view of the signange at the China National Stadium, also known as Bird's Nest, on August 16, 2015 in Beijing, China.

    Athletics' governing body has denied blocking publication of a study which reportedly says a third of top athletes admitted violating anti-doping rules.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 16, 2015, 6:47 PM EDT
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  • Lord Sebastian Coe addresses the delegates after being elected the new president of the IAAF.

    Sebastian Coe was elected as the new head of international athletics on Wednesday and promised to stand by his campaign pledge to set up an independent anti-doping body for the embattled sport.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 19, 2015, 7:30 AM EDT
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  • (L-R) Jak Ali Harvey of Turkey, Usain Bolt of Jamaica and Bingtian Su of China cross the finish line in the Men's 100 metres semi-final during day two of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadium on August 23, 2015 in Beijing, China.

    Usain Bolt produced perhaps his greatest performance of all as he put a troubled build-up behind him to beat two-time doper and clear favourite Justin Gatlin to retain his world 100m title.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 23, 2015, 5:51 PM EDT
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  • Two Kenyan runners have tested positive for doping at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing, the International Association of Athletics Federations has announced.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 26, 2015, 7:23 AM EDT
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  • Henrik Stenson of Sweden watches his tee shot on the 16th hole during the second round of the 2015 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits on August 14, 2015 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.

    Henrik Stenson, who has not won a title this year, put himself in pole position for a $11.48 million jackpot by firing a seven-under 63 on Thursday for a two-shot lead after the first round of the Tour Championship.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 25, 2015, 7:53 AM EDT
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