The Beijing event was a chance for China to open itself, and brought focus to the debate on ethics in sport.
Five things we loved from day nine.
Ashton Eaton is decathlon top dog, drums beat for Mo Farah, the men’s relay gets gladiatorial on day eight of the World Athletics Championships in Beijing.
There was more glory for Usain Bolt with his 11th world championship gold but luck was on the Jamaican team’s side in the relay.
The French former head of major Bitcoin exchange MtGox faces fresh criminal charges in Tokyo over allegations he stole money from clients before the exchange collapsed last year.