Spain's Rodriguez ends 17-year career

2016-12-09 23:32

Veteran Spanish rider Joaquim 'Purito' Rodriguez announced he is to retire on Friday, bringing to an end a successful 17-year career.


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South Africa

SA relay quartet qualify for final

2016-12-09 16:50

There was good news for SA swimming fans as the men's 4x50m freestyle relay team qualified for the final at the FINA Short Course Swimming World Championships.

South Africa

Le Clos sets 100m butterfly world record

2016-12-09 06:53

South Africa's Chad le Clos set a 100m butterfly world record in winning gold at the FINA Short Course Swimming World Championships.

Other Sport

Olympic sailing champion Paul Elvstrom dies

2016-12-08 14:17

Paul Elvstrom, a yachtsman who won four straight Olympic sailing gold medals between 1948 and 1960, has died.

Other Sport

Le Clos storms to 200m freestyle silver

2016-12-08 07:13

Katinka Hosszu and Park Tae-Hwan bagged gold at the Short Course Swimming World Championships, as Chad le Clos claimed silver.

Other Sport

Japan teen eyes explorers' 'Grand Slam'

2016-12-07 13:45

Japanese teenager Marin Minamiya has already conquered Mount Everest and the highest peaks on six other continents, plus a journey to the South Pole.

South African Cycling

Sauser back for 6th Cape Epic title

2016-12-06 11:44

The Absa Cape Epic’s joint most decorated champion, five times winner, Christoph Sauser, is back!

International Athletics

Coe ushers in brave new world for IAAF

2016-12-04 09:01

Sebastian Coe has taken the first successful step to dragging an IAAF riddled with corruption into a brave new world of transparency.

South Africa

‘Chain Reaction’ ready to fight best boxers in his division

2016-12-04 06:13

Simphiwe Khonco’s camp is meticulously paving the way for him to get into the ring against any of the minimum weight champions of the big three world bodies.

Other Sport

Russia digs deep into doping denial

2016-12-09 18:49

The McLaren report on doping in Russia has once again created international division.

Other Sport

Chisora punished but bout to go ahead

2016-12-09 08:03

Fiery heavyweight Dereck Chisora has been fined and received a suspended two-year ban for hurling a table at a press conference.

International Cycling

Varnish 'upset' by British Cycling sexism findings

2016-12-08 14:03

Former Olympic cyclist Jess Varnish said she was "shocked and upset" after only one of her nine complaints of sexism was upheld.

Other Sport

Trump taps WWE tycoon to head small-business agency

2016-12-08 07:36

USA President-elect Donald Trump has nominated wrestling tycoon Linda McMahon to his cabinet.

South Africa

Van der Burgh fails to reach 100m final

2016-12-07 08:45

Cameron van der Burgh's FINA Short Course Swimming World Championships got off to a "slow" start when he failed to reach the final of the 100m breaststroke.

South African Athletics

Last chance for Comrades 2017 entries

2016-12-05 08:08

Those who missed out on entering the 2017 Comrades Marathon have one last chance to do so early next year.

International Athletics

Asics unveiled as new IAAF sponsor

2016-12-04 09:01

Japanese footwear and sports equipment manufacturer Asics was on Saturday named as an official partner of the IAAF.

International Athletics

IAAF congress to vote on broad reforms

2016-12-03 14:00

Calls for clean sport and deep change marked the opening of a special athletics congress that is voting on broad reforms.

Other Sport

Salt, coffee used to manipulate Russian samples - report

2016-12-09 14:10

Salt and coffee were used to conceal positive drug tests by Russian athletes, doping investigator Richard McLaren has revealed.

Other Sport

Joshua eyes Klitschko prize in Molina bout

2016-12-09 08:20

World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua fights Eric Molina, but all the talk this week has been about who the Briton could fight next.

Other Sport

Chisora throws table at opponent Whyte

2016-12-08 08:31

Heavyweight Dereck Chisora landed himself in trouble after he hurled a table at a press conference.

International Athletics

Diamond League adopts championship model

2016-12-07 18:08

The IAAF Diamond League has adopted a championship-style model with the finalists competing for a prize pool of $3.2 million

South Africa

Le Clos clinches gold in Canada

2016-12-07 07:11

South Africa's Chad le Clos has won the gold medal in the 200m butterfly at the FINA Short Course Swimming World Championships in Canada.

International Cycling

Wiggins must resolve steroid use controversy: Froome

2016-12-04 13:10

Five-time Olympic cycling champion Bradley Wiggins has to clear up the question marks remaining over why he was granted therapeutic use exemptions (TUEs).

South Africa

BSA to pay 15 boxers owed by promoters

2016-12-04 06:13

In a move aimed at helping the sport avoid having another black eye, as it were, Boxing SA has decided to pay 15 boxers the money they are owed by promoters.

International Athletics

I could have won more - Bolt

2016-12-03 10:27

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt says his only real regret was not taking his sport more seriously at an earlier age.


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