Diamond League adopts championship model

2016-12-07 18:07

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


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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

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.

International Athletics

Bolt swoops for sixth IAAF award

2016-12-02 23:32

Jamaican sprint king Usain Bolt has won an unprecedented sixth IAAF male Athlete of the Year award.

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.

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.

International Athletics

Adidas ends sponsorship of doping-tainted IAAF

2016-12-02 17:08

Track and field's governing body says its commercial agreement with sponsors adidas will end this year, three years early.

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.

South African Athletics

Wayde stays humble after Bolt wins IAAF award

2016-12-03 07:12

Wayde van Niekerk says he is delighted with his 2016 season, after being shortlisted among the finalists for the IAAF male World Athlete of the Year award.

International Athletics

Coe, Russia again in IAAF spotlight

2016-11-30 10:21

A reform-driven and drugs-tainted Russia will again be in the spotlight of athletics' world governing body when the IAAF gathers for three days.

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International Athletics

CAS bans Chernova, Ennis-Hill set for third world title

2016-11-30 10:21

Russian heptathlete Tatyana Chernova was banned for doping and stripped of her 2011 world title, handing the crown to Jessica Ennis-Hill.

South African Athletics

It’s Wayde vs Caster in awards sprint

2016-11-27 05:54

Caster Semenya and Wayde van Niekerk are in the running for several SA Sports Awards, but some lesser known athletes could steal the limelight, writes Timothy Molobi.

South African Athletics

Mbalula pays Viljoen, has one final dig

2016-11-12 09:31

Fikile Mbalula may have finally made good on paying the promised bonus to SA Rio Olympic medalist Sunette Viljoen, but couldn't resist taking yet another dig at her.

International Athletics

Gebrselassie to head Ethiopia athletics

2016-11-07 13:45

Retired running legend Haile Gebrselassie has been elected president of the Ethiopian Athletics Federation.

International Athletics

Bolt will star and make Australia bow

2016-11-04 10:57

Usain Bolt will compete in Australia for the first time when he headlines an innovative team athletics event next year, he said on Friday.

South African Athletics

Viljoen still waiting on Mbalula's promised bonus

2016-10-28 08:34

Javelin thrower Sunette Viljoen is still waiting for a bonus payment promised by Minister of Sport and Recreation, Fikile Mbalula, to all Rio Olympic medal winners.

International Athletics

Yego 'lucky to be alive' after car crash

2016-10-24 13:01

Kenya's world javelin champion and Olympic medallist Julius Yego said he was "lucky to be alive" after a car crash.

South African Athletics

2017 Comrades Marathon entries close

2016-11-29 12:41

Entries for the 2017 Comrades Marathon have officially closed after the entry cap of 20 000 was reached.

South African Athletics

Mbalula congratulates Van Niekerk on Rio award

2016-11-16 15:20

Fikile Mbalula has congratulated Wayde van Niekerk for receiving the Association of National Olympic Committees award for Best Male Athlete of the Rio Olympics.

South African Athletics

Wayde van Niekerk makes final cut for IAAF award

2016-11-10 13:30

South Africa's Wayde van Niekerk has been confirmed as one of three finalists for the men's award of the 2016 IAAF Athlete of the Year.

South African Athletics

Viljoen, Mbalula in extraordinary Twitter war of words

2016-11-07 11:48

Sunette Viljoen wants Minister of Sport and Recreation, Fikile Mbalula, not to make promises he can't keep and pay her the R70 000 bonus she's owed.

South African Athletics

'Tannie Ans' nominated for Coach of the Year award

2016-10-31 09:30

Ans Botha, Wayde van Niekerk's 74-year-old coach, has been nominated for the Coach of the Year award at the SA Sports Awards.

International Athletics

CAS doubles doping ban against Jeptoo

2016-10-26 14:10

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has doubled a doping ban against Kenyan marathon champion Rita Jeptoo to four years.

International Athletics

Oldest living Olympian dies at 104

2016-10-22 20:45

Simone Schaller, an American hurdler who competed at the 1932 and 1936 Games - and who was believed to be the oldest living Olympian - has died.

South Africa

Wayde named SA Sport Star of the Year

2016-11-28 07:02

Sprinter Wayde van Niekerk has won the South African Sport Star of the Year award for the second year running.

South African Athletics

Van Niekerk honoured for Rio world record run

2016-11-16 07:01

South African 400m gold medallist Wayde van Niekerk has received a global award for his performance at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

South African Athletics

Mbalula lambasted for Viljoen 'twar'

2016-11-08 12:25

Sport minister Fikile Mbalula has come in for widespread criticism following his extraordinary Twitter tirade with SA Olympian Sunette Viljoen.

International Athletics

Ghebreslassie, Keitany win in New York

2016-11-06 22:34

Eritrea's Ghirmay Ghebreslassie and Kenya's Mary Keitany have won the New York City Marathon.

South African Athletics

SA's Mokoka wins Shanghai Marathon

2016-10-31 07:05

SA’s Stephen Mokoka emerged victorious from a three-men battle to take his third title in four years at the Shanghai International Marathon.

International Athletics

IAAF opts against Qatar bribery probe

2016-10-25 07:58

The International Association of Athletics Federations decided not to investigate bribery claims against Qatar.

International Athletics

Coe backs Brisbane bid for 2028 Olympics

2016-10-22 08:48

IAAF president Lord Sebastian Coe has described a potential Brisbane bid to host the 2028 Olympics as "a very attractive proposition."


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