Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/4/14
Ashton Eaton added the world title to his Olympic decathlon gold medal and Brittney Reese reigned over the long jump for the third time in a row in a golden day for the United States. Later Sunday, Usain Bolt was to make his return to the final of the 100 meters, two years after he was disqualified for a false start in the biggest setback on his sterling career. Eaton blazed away from competition on the second and final day of the 10-discipline event and was able to cruise home in the 1,500 meters to claim the biggest title which still eluded him. A standout 110 hurdles to start the day allowed him to confidently build an increasing lead and he sealed it with a big javelin throw in the penultimate event. Finishing sixth in the final race in the muggy heat of about 86 degrees was more than enough for Eaton, who won with 8,809 points. For Reese, it was another world championships of living dangerously. Reese only reached the final as the last qualifier. On Sunday though, a huge ...
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