Troubled athletics meet ends in Moscow

Empty seats and protests over new anti-gay law casts shadow over just-concluded championships.

    The world's best athletes are now heading home from Moscow and what has been a troubled athletics championships.

    Empty seats in the Luzhniki stadium and protests over Russia's new anti-gay law have been just a couple of the controversies.

    Al Jazeera's Peter Sharp reports from Moscow.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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