World Athletics: Laura Muir, Caster Semenya and 4x400m relays – live!

London 2017 medal table: check the final-day standingsDrama and controversy – Tom Jenkins’s photo essayAnd feel free to email Simon or tweet @Simon_Burnton 6.07pm BST It ends here. It has, I think, been a fine championships. Times/heights/distances haven’t been world-beating – Inês Henriques set the only world record of the tournament so far earlier today, in the women’s 50km race walk, which is a new event added to the schedule this year and without a world record at all until January – but there has been no shortage of drama and interest. Tonight we should get plenty more, with seven finals to be held. Here’s what we’ve got to look forward to (with all times in BST):7pm: Men’s high jump finalMutaz Barshim of Qatar can boast the first, second, third, fourth, joint fifth and joint sixth best jumps this year and is thus the overwhelming favourite to take gold, in the absence of the injured world and Olympic champion, Canada’s Derek Drouin. Britain’s Robbie Grabarz, who got a bronze in 2012 and came fourth in Rio last year, will hope to grab a medal. 11.40am BST Simon will be here shortly. In the meantime here is Andy Bull’s take on...
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