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The ironic stadium

"Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play…it is war minus the shooting."

George Orwell

IAAF WC 2015

The World Athletics Championships are taking place in Beijing 22-31 August. Watch this space for regular updates.

Rolanda Bell of Panama went over the water jump in an unusual way


Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, 100 metres winnner.

Vivian Cheruiyot just beats Geleta Burka in the 10,000

Vivian Cheruiyot, World Champion

Our hero on the iconic track.

My view of the track.

The view from my hotel room.

I dressed in honour of the the Togo team- he was running today and made it through the first round.

Images of the action: Getty Images for IAAF

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