• Wayde van Niekerk mocks  Arsenal minutes after breaking 400m world record at Rio 2016 Olympics

    Wayde van Niekerk mocks Arsenal minutes after breaking 400m world record at Rio 2016 Olympics

    What do you do minutes after breaking the 400m world record to win an Olympic gold medal?

    You take time out to troll Arsenal after their latest opening day defeat, of course.

    South African athlete Wayde van Niekerk won gold last night, breaking Michael Johnson’s 17-year-old world record with an incredible 43.03 second run.

    Much of the talks before the race was of a battle between him, Kirani James, and LaShawn Merrit, but van Niekerk blew away his competition.

    However, the 24-year-old, who is […]

  • Rio Olympics: S’Africa’s Van Niekerk wins 400m with world record

    Rio Olympics: S’Africa’s Van Niekerk wins 400m with world record

    South Africa’s Wayde van Niekerk broke Michael Johnson’s 17-year-old 400m world record to sensationally win Olympic gold at Rio 2016.

    The 24-year-old finished in 43.03 seconds, 0.15 quicker than the time Johnson clocked in Seville in 1999.

    Grenada’s Kirani James, the London 2012 champion, finished 0.73 behind to take the silver medal, with American LaShawn Merritt in bronze.

    “It was a massacre,” said Johnson, who won two Olympic 400m titles.

    “Van Niekerk is so young, what else can he do? Can he go under […]