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World Athletics Championships: Wayde van Niekerk in 400m and more – live!

It’s all rather strange at the moment. The men’s 400m final is tonight’s main event and it won’t feature Isaac Makwala. He missed last night’s 200m heats because of illness, but he says he’s fit to race this evening. One problem: the IAAF won’t let him, citing medical advice. Problem is, though, Makwala insists he hasn’t been properly tested, while the authorities haven’t properly explained why he’s not been allowed to start. There’s talk the Botswana athlete might try to gain entry to the London Stadium. But will his pass work at the door?

While we wait for the evening session to begin, here’s Sean Ingle’s report on Laura Muir’s 1500m heartbreak last night.

Related: Laura Muir gives everything but is pipped to a medal in 1500m final

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