Kipchoge aims for sub 2-hour marathon

2017-01-17 12:15

Kenya's Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge says his ambition to break the two-hour marathon barrier will override all other considerations this year.


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International Athletics

Bekele to run London with eye on world record

2017-01-17 12:12

Kenenisa Bekele will make another attempt at claiming the world record over the classic 26.2 mile distance when he leads a stellar field for the London marathon.

International Athletics

Trusted doctors to watch Kenyan runners for doping

2017-01-16 18:31

A 'trustable' team of doctors will start monitoring Kenya's top runners in a bid to stamp out doping that has tainted the country's athletics.

International Athletics

Kenya to put 109 athletes under doping scrutiny

2017-01-10 16:02

Kenya is to put 109 elite athletes under the watch of a team of selected doctors in a bid to stop doping.

International Athletics

Sumgong out to retain London marathon title

2017-01-17 12:08

Kenya's Olympic marathon champion Jemima Sumgong will defend her London title in April against one of the strongest fields ever assembled for a city race.

South African Athletics

Comrades Marathon announces route change

2017-01-16 10:17

The Comrades Marathon Association has announced the official distance and route changes for the 2017 edition.

South African Athletics

Caster Semenya ties the knot - PICTURES!

2017-01-09 08:00

Star South African 800m athlete Caster Semenya and long-time partner, Violet Raseboya, have officially tied the knot.

South African Athletics

SA relay team prepare for Tokyo 2020 Games

2017-01-16 22:17

Athletics South Africa has announced a 33-member national relay preparation squad for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

South African Athletics

Van Niekerk nominated for Laureus award

2017-01-11 14:41

Wayde van Niekerk has been named on a shortlist of global superstars for the Laureus World Sports Awards, in the Breakthrough of the Year category.

International Athletics

Double Olympic decathlon champion Eaton retires

2017-01-04 22:50

Ashton Eaton, the United States' double Olympic decathlon champion, announced his retirement from athletics on Wednesday at the age of 28.

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VIDEO: JP Duminy pays tribute to Hashim Amla ahead of 100th Test

Hashim Amla is set to play his 100th Test match against Sri Lanka at the Wanderers this week and the cricket community is joining together in paying tribute to one of the greats.

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International Athletics

Coe says sport must innovate, backs new Bolt event

2017-01-04 10:39

World athletics chief Sebastian Coe threw his support behind a new team event spearheaded by Usain Bolt, saying the sport needed "bold ideas".

Other Sport

Arise 'Sir Andy', 'Sir Mo' as Murray, Farah knighted

2016-12-31 07:39

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray and Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah will each receive a knighthood in the New Year Honours.

English Premiership

PICS: #YNWA - Wayde van Niekerk visits the Reds

2016-12-24 07:38

Olympic 400m gold medal winner and world record holder Wayde van Niekerk paid a visit to Liverpool Football Club.

South African Athletics

Quick-thinking SA doctor saves athletes life

2016-12-11 12:28

Quick-thinking from a Team South Africa doctor saved the life of an athlete from Botswana at 2016 Africa Union Sports Council Region 5 Games in Luanda.

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

IAAF says 200 Russians named in doping report

2017-01-03 21:37

The IAAF says it will check 200 Russian athletes if they apply to compete as neutral competitors this year.

South African Athletics

Wayde van Niekerk is getting married!

2016-12-30 07:19

Olympic 400m gold medal winner and world record holder, Wayde van Niekerk, has proposed to his longtime girlfriend, Chesney Campbell.

International Athletics

Farah's award flop mystifies fellow Olympic heroes

2016-12-21 08:06

Fellow Olympians have expressed their surprise at Mo Farah's snub by the public for the prestigious BBC Sports Personality of the Year award.

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

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.


IAAF says 200 Russians named in doping report

2017-01-03 21:40

The IAAF says it will check 200 Russian athletes if they apply to compete as neutral competitors this year.

International Athletics

Bolt to focus on 100m in swansong season

2016-12-29 07:37

Jamaican track superstar Usain Bolt plans to concentrate on the 100 metres in the 2017 season which will bring the curtain down on a glorious career.

International Athletics

Man charged with murder of Tyson Gay's daughter

2016-12-17 08:16

A man was indicted this week on a charge of wanton murder in the death of US Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay's daughter.

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

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.


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